Following the Hong Kong report on the 24th
After the world's first second case of new coronary pneumonia
4 similar cases found in the Netherlands
1 case of secondary infection in Belgium
A hospital in São Paulo, Brazil also reported
7 cases of possible secondary infection of the new coronavirus are under investigation
The Netherlands reports 4 similar cases
Belgium reports 1 case
According to overseas network quoted US "Business Insider" news on the 26th, after Hong Kong, China reported the world's first second case of new coronary pneumonia on the 24th, a total of 4 similar cases were found in the Netherlands and 1 case of a second infection in Belgium. The World Health Organization recently stated that secondary infections are very uncommon.
The 4 cases of secondary infection reported in the Netherlands were all elderly people over 60 years old, with mild symptoms. The interval between their first and second infections ranges from a few weeks to a few months. Dutch virologist Koopmans said that the weak immune system may be the cause of the old man's second infection. In the first patient, different strains of the new coronavirus were detected.
On the 24th local time, Belgium reported a second infection of new coronary pneumonia in a woman in her 50s. Belgian virologist Van Lanster said that the cause of the second infection of the woman may be that after the first infection with the new coronavirus in March, only a small amount of antibodies were produced. He also said that the structure of the new coronavirus is more stable than that of the influenza virus, but the new coronavirus has begun to mutate, which also means that the vaccine being developed may not provide long-term protection to people.
After returning to Hong Kong from Europe on the 24th, a person who had recovered from the new crown pneumonia tested positive for the new crown virus again. This was the second time he was infected with the new crown virus, not "Fuyang", the first case in the world. WHO spokesperson Margaret Harris subsequently said that secondary infections with the new crown virus are not common, and this case provides important information for scientists to study the immune response of the virus and develop a new crown vaccine.
Brazil is investigating 7 possible cases
New coronavirus secondary infection cases
Brazil's new crown pneumonia epidemic is severe, and it is currently the country with the second largest number of confirmed cases and deaths in the world. On the 25th local time, a hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil reported that it was investigating 7 possible cases of secondary infection of the new coronavirus.
According to a report by Spanish Radio and Television on the 26th, the las Clínicas Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, stated that these 7 patients who were suspected of being infected with the new crown virus had symptoms of new crown pneumonia, and the "two different periods" of the new crown virus tested positive. Being undergoing "other" clinical examinations.
Brazil has a population of approximately 210 million. The country’s first confirmed case of new coronary pneumonia was found in Sao Paulo on February 26 this year. This is also the first confirmed case in Latin America. According to the latest data released by the Brazilian Ministry of Health on the evening of the 25th local time, 47,134 new cases of new coronary pneumonia were newly confirmed in the country in a single day, with a total of nearly 3.67 million confirmed cases; 1,271 new deaths and a total of 116,580 deaths. Currently, Brazil still ranks second in the world with confirmed cases and deaths, second only to the United States.
For this phenomenon
Academician Zhong Nanshan made the latest judgment
Re-infection of COVID-19 patients
This is a very isolated phenomenon
The second infection of COVID-19 patients is an isolated phenomenon
In an interview on August 27, Academician Zhong Nanshan talked about his views on the phenomenon of secondary infections among survivors of the new crown.
"I hope everyone will pay attention to the psychological counseling for COVID-19 patients. In some places, after COVID-19 patients have recovered, some people will keep them away. This is completely unnecessary." Zhong Nanshan said: "There have been reports of secondary infections of patients who have recovered from COVID-19. This is a very isolated phenomenon and very rare. I hope that everyone will not look at people who have recovered from the new coronary pneumonia in a different light."
Patients who used ECMO for 111 days were discharged
Yesterday (August 27), Academician Zhong Nanshan and the team of the Department of Critical Care Medicine of the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University introduced to the media an extracorporeal membrane lung (ECMO) assisted support for 111 days and 150 days of airway ventilation with tracheal intubation. Patient condition.
The patient became the longest ECMO patient among the critically ill patients with new coronary pneumonia successfully treated in the world. He recovered and was discharged from the hospital on August 27.
Zhong Nanshan introduced that the patient was obese and also had basic diseases such as hypertension and sleep apnea syndrome, making it difficult to treat. Everyone in the ICU team chooses to stick to it in the face of difficulties. Life is precious, and they never give up lightly. "As long as there is a glimmer of hope, we can do anything at all costs."
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