Title: #China, #Guangdong: #Zhaoqing reported 3 #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza, #poultry #trade closed for a week.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, increased virus activity in poultry and humans, China.
Source: China National Emergency Broadcasting (CNEB), full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.
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Zhaoqing reported 3 human cases of H7N9 avian influenza, poultry trade temporarily closed for 7 days
2017-01-16 07:56 Source: Guangzhou Daily
Zhaoqing News – for seven days in Zhaoqing City, the city area of live poultry business market and bazaars live poultry business district to implement a temporary rest.
It is reported that since October 2016, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Hunan and Guangdong provinces have reported H7N9 / H5N6 avian influenza cases.
According to Zhaoqing City Health and Family Planning Bureau announced the news, after December, Zhaoqing City, human infection has occurred in 3 cases of H7N9 avian influenza, with 2 deaths, and the recent Zhaoqing live poultry market outside the positive rate of avian influenza virus detection rise.
To further strengthen the prevention and control of human infection with avian influenza and reduce the risk of public infection, according to the "People's Republic of China Infectious Disease Prevention Act," "Public Health Emergency Regulations", "Guangdong Province, poultry management approach" and other relevant provisions, Zhaoqing The city government decided to use a week's time, the implementation of the city's live poultry trade temporary closure.
During the period of rest, all the live poultry market in Zhaoqing City and the live bird business area in the bazaars shall not be traded for live birds, and the market must be cleaned and disinfected. In case of illegal activities such as live poultry operations during the period of rest, the relevant departments shall impose penalties in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Measures for the Administration of Poultry in Guangdong Province.
During the period of rest, the market of poultry "concentrated slaughtering, cold chain distribution, fresh listing" is allowed to operate fresh poultry products, but at the same time, it is necessary to strengthen cleaning and disinfection.
Keywords: China; Guangdong; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Human.