A Wuhan tourist is found to have new pneumonia in Thailand

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 A Wuhan tourist is found to have new pneumonia in Thailand


1. Recently, a Wuhan tourist was diagnosed as a pneumonia patient with a new type of coronary case infection in Thailand. Please introduce the relevant information.

On January 13, 2020, Thailand reported a case of pneumonia infected with a new coronavirus from Wuhan. Wuhan attaches great importance to timely investigation. The patient is a citizen of Wuhan City, and now he is treated in Thailand. His condition is stable. At the same time, the health department made medical observation on all close contacts of the patient, and there is no abnormal performance at present.

2. At present, what measures have been taken in Wuhan to find the pneumonia cases infected with new coronavirus as early as possible?

After the outbreak, Wuhan quickly carried out relevant case screening in all medical institutions in the city. As of January 10, 2020, the expert group determined 41 cases of pneumonia infected by new coronavirus based on the results of patients clinical manifestations, epidemiological history and laboratory tests. At present, Wuhan city has further strengthened the case monitoring and search work. On the one hand, it continues to do a good job in the monitoring of unexplained pneumonia; on the other hand, it carries out case search in all kinds of medical institutions at all levels in order to find cases early.

3. Up to now, have you found any cases of human to human transmission?

The existing investigation results show that no clear evidence of human to human transmission has been found and the possibility of limited human to human transmission cannot be excluded, but the risk of continuous human to human transmission is low. At present, further research is being carried out in combination with clinical and epidemiological data.

4. Is there any family clustering case?

Among the 41 cases confirmed at present, it was found that one case was of family aggregation, and the husband and the wife were the employees of South China seafood wholesale market. The wife denied the exposure history of South China seafood wholesale market.

5. What are close contacts? Why 14 days of medical observation of close contacts? If the close contacts are ill during the observation, how to conduct investigation and diagnosis and treatment?

At present, the close contacts defined in this epidemic situation refer to the personnel who live together with patients, work and study in the same room, live in the same room, the medical and nursing personnel who do not take effective protective measures when diagnosing and treating cases, the laboratory testing personnel who do not take effective protective measures, other patients or caregivers in the same ward, and the patients take the same vehicle and have a close distance Contact personnel, other contact conditions determined by disease control professionals.

Referring to the incubation period of other diseases caused by coronavirus, relevant information of this new type of coronavirus case and current prevention and control practice, the medical observation period of close contacts was set as 14 days, and the close contacts were observed at home. During the observation period, once the close contacts are found to have abnormal clinical manifestations such as fever and cough, they will be sent to the designated medical institutions for investigation, diagnosis and treatment in time.

6. What are the characteristics of the current epidemic? What is the development trend of the epidemic?

Among the 41 cases confirmed, the majority were male, and the number of middle-aged and elderly patients was more. In the early stage, fever and cough were the main symptoms. In the early stage, persistent mild symptoms could be seen. Patients with older or basic diseases were more likely to develop into severe ones.

(function() {(window. Slotbydup = window. Slotbydup| []). Push ({ID: u5811557, container: ssp_, async: true});)) (); the preliminary results of current etiology research and epidemiological investigation show that most cases are related to the exposure of South China Seafood wholesale market in Wuhan, while a few cases deny that there is a history of exposure of South China seafood wholesale market, and some cases have been exposed to similar cases. At present, no community communication has been found. 7. After closing the South China seafood wholesale market, is there any discovery in the market? What measures have other markets taken? After the closure of South China seafood wholesale market in Wuhan, Wuhan strengthened the disposal of market environmental hygiene, disinfected the market, and carried out garbage cleaning and disinfection. In order to strengthen the traceability, environmental samples were collected in the market for detection. At present, the test results show that some samples are positive for new coronavirus. At the same time, preliminary investigations have been carried out in other markets, and no clues related to the source of infection have been found. Source: CCTV news editor in charge: Sheng Yuqing, nbjs10200

The preliminary results of the existing etiology research and epidemiological investigation show that most of the cases are related to the exposure of South China seafood wholesale market in Wuhan, a few cases deny the exposure history of South China seafood wholesale market, and some cases have been exposed to similar cases. At present, no community communication has been found.

7. After closing the South China seafood wholesale market, is there any discovery in the market? What measures have other markets taken?

After the closure of South China seafood wholesale market in Wuhan, Wuhan strengthened the disposal of market environmental hygiene, disinfected the market, and carried out garbage cleaning and disinfection. In order to strengthen the traceability, environmental samples were collected in the market for detection. At present, the test results show that some samples are positive for new coronavirus. At the same time, preliminary investigations have been carried out in other markets, and no clues related to the source of infection have been found.