A new case of domestic measles confirmed in China, which is a 30-year-old woman living in the north. It was announced by the Department of Disease Control on December 22nd. The confirmed cases of overseas immigration cases (11 months of male infants, index cases) mothers, cases today (2018) In January, he was given 1 dose of measles, mumps and German measles mixed vaccine (MMR). On the evening of December 24, he developed fever, fatigue and other symptoms. He returned the health unit the next day. The health unit arranged for the hospital to seek medical treatment and contact. The person was examined and confirmed by the test today (29), and is currently in isolation.
The Department of Diseases said that the health unit currently has a total of 131 contact persons, including residents and workplace contacts, and will continue to monitor until January 18, 2019. Since the case has a history of mass transit and public space activities (such as a schedule) during the period of infection, please ask the public to enter or leave the relevant place during the schedule. Please take 18 days of self-health management (from the date of last contact), once a fever occurs, Suspected symptoms such as rhinitis, conjunctivitis, cough, rash, etc., please wear a mask to seek medical attention and take the initiative to inform the history of exposure. In addition, a total of 272 people in the health unit continued to master the index, and 15 contact persons had suspected symptoms. Among them, 2 were examined. In addition to the mother of the indicator case, the other one excluded the infection and will continue to monitor until January 8 next year. day.
There were 39 cases of measles in China this year, 11 of which were imported from abroad, and the infected countries were mostly in Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand. The other 28 cases were domestic infections, including 21 cases of cluster epidemics caused by cases of overseas immigration at the end of March. From 2014 to 2018, there were 114 cases of measles, of which 48 were moved abroad. The infected countries were mostly in mainland China (15 cases), the rest were mostly in neighboring Asian countries; the other 66 were domestic infections.
The global measles epidemic has slowed since reaching its peak in March. The number of cases in neighboring countries in China is mostly in India, Indonesia, the Philippines, China and Thailand, and there are continuing cases. The European region is most severe in Ukraine, Serbia, Romania, France, Greece, Italy, Russia, and Georgia. At present, the CDC has listed the above-mentioned tourism epidemic recommendations of the above countries and the United Kingdom, Kazakhstan, Israel, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Lion Rock, Nigeria, Madagascar, Brazil and Venezuela as the first level of attention (Watch).
The Department of Diseases has once again called for measles to be highly contagious. People should bring MMR vaccine to children under the age of 1 and children from the age of 5 to the youngest children in the country, and avoid taking children under 1 year old or not vaccinated. In popular areas, if you need to bring a baby who is under 6 months old and under 1 year old, you can take 1 MMR vaccine at your own expense 2 weeks before departure. If you have vaccination needs, you can go to the hospital or before going abroad. Tourism medical clinics consult and evaluate vaccination; it is also recommended that adults born after 1981 (inclusive) and who plan to travel to popular areas or who have frequent work contacts with foreigners may be vaccinated at their own expense.
Source: Ministry of Health and Welfare