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China hit with hemorrhagic fever

Dec 20, 2021

Reports say rodents are the main source of hemorrhagic fever. The disease which has hit China’s Shaanxi province can be prevented through vaccination.

According to China’s state-run Global Times, the country’s northwest Shaanxi province has witnessed several cases of hemorrhagic fever.

The Chinese newspaper said it is a “natural epidemic disease with high fatality rate”. However, there is no confirmation on the exact number of fatalities.

Report says rodents are the main source of infection. A mouse bite on food including edibles infected with mouse blood or feces also causes the disease.

The newspaper quoting medical experts said it does not cause “human-to-human transmission”. It can also be prevented through vaccination.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the report said hospitals in China’s Xian has temporarily stopped taking non-coronavirus patients.

The report claimed hemorrhagic fever is common in northern China with Shaanxi reporting hemorrhagic fever cases since October.

China has witnessed a surge in coronavirus cases in the past two months with the Delta variant dominating the COVID-19 cases. The authorities had lockdown provinces close to the border with Russia as virus cases surged last month.

 

 

South Sudan’s Ministry of Health has said that the disease has mainly affected the elderly and children under 14.

Almost 100 people have died from a mystery illness in South Sudan as the World Health Organisation scrambles to get to the bottom of the unknown disease.The illness has so far claimed the lives of 97 people in Fangak, Jonglei State, in the northern part of South Sudan.

Medical experts have flown in by helicopter because of heavy flooding in the area.

On Thursday, Fangak County Commissioner Biel Boutros Biel said an elderly woman’s death came as a result of an unidentified illness.

South Sudan’s Ministry of Health has said that the disease has mainly affected the elderly and children under 14.

It is also said that the symptoms of the mysterious illness include cough, diarrhea, fever, headaches, joint pain, loss of appetite, body weakness, and chest pain.

South Sudan’s Ministry of Health also said that the Fangak region has recently been heavily impacted by extreme flooding.
South Sudan’s Ministry of Health also said that the Fangak region has recently been heavily impacted by extreme flooding(AFP via Getty Images)

WHO officials were deployed to the region to investigate the illness, but they reportedly left the area without revealing their findings to local officials.

South Sudan’s Ministry of Health also said that the Fangak region has recently been heavily impacted by extreme flooding.

This has ramped up the pressure on local health bodies placed by endemic diseases like Malaria and cholera.

Back in November, French humanitarian aid group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, warned that flooding in South Sudan was a “perfect storm for disease outbreaks”.

Over 200,000 people have reportedly fled their homes as a result of what has been called the worst flooding in the region in more than 60 years.

The UN has blamed the flooding on climate change.

MSF said people affected by the flooding were are at “higher risk of outbreaks and waterborne diseases such as acute watery diarrhea, cholera, and malaria.”

The WHO originally thought the mystery illness could be an outbreak of cholera, which is transmitted in contaminated water.

Like the mystery illness affecting South Sudan, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says cholera causes diarrhea.

People with severe cholera can develop severe dehydration, which can lead to kidney failure.

And if the disease is left untreated it can lead to death within hours. The WHO sent scientists to Fangak to investigate, and they had to arrive by helicopter due to the flooding.

BBC News reported that the WHO tested samples from patients for cholera. But the samples reportedly came back negative for the infectious bacterial disease.

MSF released a statement earlier this year claiming that the global aid response to the flooding has not been good enough.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/mystery-illness-south-sudan-kills-25799216.amp

 

 

Multiple unclear transmission chains, hemorrhagic fever highlight necessity of Xi’an lockdown as Winter Olympics approaches
Dec 23, 2021 

   

Residents queue up for nucleic acid test at a testing site in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Dec. 21, 2021.Photo: Xinhua

As the first day of lockdown in Xi’an, capital city of Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province known for Terracotta Warriors, started Thursday, China has seen three big cities with over 10 million population imposing citywide lockdowns since the pandemic, although the lockdown measures are not as harsh as in Wuhan in early 2020.

Chinese public health experts said in addition to its grim and complicated epidemic situation, several factors led to the necessary decision of lockdown of Xi’an, including the upcoming major holidays of New Year’s Day and Spring Festival, and the Beijing Winter Olympics, and as multiple community transmission chains were unidentified. The city also reported hemorrhagic fever cases which shared a similarity in early stage symptoms with COVID-19, as well as the imported case through an international flight.

Disciplinary authorities in Xi’an have punished 26 people and four local Party organizations and other institutions since December 4 when the city reported an imported case from Pakistan, according to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Friday.

Among them, 10 people were punished by Party discipline or dealt with by related organizations for failing to strictly follow protocols, and their chaotic management that resulted in the infection of staff working in a quarantine hotel for overseas travelers. Another four were given administrative punishment for failing to timely control and manage close contacts of confirmed cases.

Starting Thursday, the 13 million residents in Xi’an were required to stay indoors. Only one family member of each household is allowed to leave the house to purchase daily necessities every two days. Other than special needs such as sickness or participating in anti-epidemic work, people are not encouraged to go outside.

The Xi’an Xianyang International Airport cancelled all domestic flights on Thursday. Chinese flight tracking platform Feichangzhun showed that 765 flights scheduled on Thursday were cancelled. Only three international flights at the airport remained as of press time. Trains to multiple cities were also suspended.

Unlike Wuhan which was placed in a strict lockdown early last year, Xi’an said its government departments, companies and organizations were encouraged to have employees work from home.

Since the first case on December 9, Xi’an has reported 234 confirmed cases in two weeks. Wednesday saw 127 newly found positive cases, the highest number in a single day.

The local outbreak has spilled over to at least four other cities, including Yan’an, Xianyang in Shaanxi Province, Dongguan in South China’s Guangdong Province, and Beijing.

Xi’an is the third Chinese city with over 10 million population to impose a COVID-19 lockdown, following Wuhan in early 2020 and Shijiazhuang in North China’s Hebei Province early this year.

On the first day of the lockdown, Xi’an residents said the streets were empty with closed shops and restaurants and few passersby, schools were closed and most of them have started working from home.

Liu Peng, a white-collar worker living in Xi’an, told the Global Times on Thursday that nearby restaurants, shops and barbershops all suspended operations and the residential communities were under closed-loop management.

Liu went to a supermarket to purchase daily necessities in his community, but the shelves were empty. The supermarket owner told him not to worry as the replenishment will be provided in the afternoon.

Local government faced a huge test since Sunday when the city started citywide nucleic acid testing and some residents complained about long lines for testing and a crashed health code system.

But some residents said that the situation improved on Thursday as the government set up more testing stations.

Complicated situation

The epidemic in Xi’an has entered its peak period and will not be brought under control immediately. It’s possible that there will be more cases in the coming days, Lu Hongzhou, head of the Third People’s Hospital of Shenzhen and member of the expert committee of national disease control and prevention, told the Global Times.

The Xi’an government said on Wednesday that hidden transmissions in Xi’an have  caused community transmissions and the epidemic has spilled over to other provinces and cities, including Beijing.

A Beijing-based immunologist told the Global Times on condition of anonymity that as a northern megacity, Xi’an has seen its epidemic triggered by imported sources spread to Beijing, which increased the epidemic prevention and control pressure on China for the Beijing Winter Olympics.

The gene sequencing of samples of cases showed the flare-up was caused by the Delta variant, and the virus strain in Xi’an is similar to the one identified in an imported case from Pakistan on December 4.

The raging Omicron variant which spreads faster than Delta has also increased the pressure China is facing in preventing imported cases ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

China’s top respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan said on Thursday that China must not let down its guard as cases related to Omicron will continue to increase globally.

Omicron is wreaking havoc in most Western countries amid the Christmas season with countries like the UK reporting more than 100,000 daily cases for first time since the pandemic, and the US reporting a daily average of 150,000 cases this week. European countries like Germany have imposed measures limiting private gatherings among the vaccinated to a maximum of 10 people before New Year’s Eve.

And for Xi’an, Chinese analysts said that the city faced the dual challenge of cluster COVID-19 infections and the spread of hemorrhagic fever, an acute infectious disease characterized by fever, bleeding and renal damage, which can lead to death.

 


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