Katia Deng/ Shanghai Daily news
Shanghai Health Bureau has issued an emergency plan to prevent the outbreak
of the bird flu virus in response to the infectious disease outbreaks in
According to the plan, the city has classified the human bird flu into five
degrees. The human bird flu outbreak among local citizens is the most serious
stage, while the outbreaks in other provinces or countries fall under the other
The city's disease control and prevention center has selected 31 medical
institutes to monitor patients who have bird-flu-like symptoms, such as fever,
flu, unidentified pneumonia and unidentified respiratory illnesses.
The center also urges outpatients to report acute fever cases to prevent it
Two medical institutes will receive patients who are suspected or confirmed
of having the bird flu in Shanghai, the city's health bureau said.
Shanghai Public Health Center will treat adults and the Children's Hospital
of Fudan University will take charge of children's cases, according to the