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27 Jun 2013

H6N1, Taiwan: Government calls for enhanced birdflu surveillance (Ifeng, June 27 2013, edited)

[Source: Ifeng, full page: (LINK). Automatic translation from Chinese.]

H6N1, Taiwan: Government calls for enhanced birdflu surveillance

At 15:18 on June 27th, 2013 Source: Huaxia Jingwei Website


Huaxia Jingwei Website June 27 news: According to Taiwan media reports, the "premier" Jiang Yi Hua said today, H6N1 influenza virus commonly found in poultry, the requested "COA" and "DH" Strengthening animal and human disease surveillance and control work.

According to reports, "Disease Control, Department of Health," on May 20 received a notification of a hospital, a 20-year-old woman living in central pneumonia in patients with mild respiratory specimens isolated not subtyped influenza A viruses, after further testing and gene sequencing of H6N1 flu virus.

Jiang Yi Hua said that Taiwan found that the world's first human cases of H6N1 influenza in the "Department of Health" and "COA" for pathogen identification and outbreak investigations, has the World Health Organization (WHO) Bulletin, the appropriateness of the current cases after treatment have recovered healed, also found no other cases.

Editor: Hou Zhe