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#Avian #Influenza #H7N9 in #China: Preventing the Next #SARS (@WHO, Apr. 2 ‘17)

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28 Mar 2017

#China, #Anhui province: No New #Human cases of #H7N9 #influenza in the last twenty-five days (Mar. 28 ‘17)

 

Title: China, Anhui province: No New Human cases of H7N9 influenza in the last twenty-five days.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype (Asia Lineage), poultry enzootic and human cases in China.

Source: Local Media, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.

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Anhui consecutive 25 days without new human H7N9 local cases

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2017-03-28 11:11 / Source: Anhui Daily /  Editor: Tang Qian

March 27 - the Anhui Provincial Health Commission informed that from March 20 to March 26, Wuhu City, reported an imported case of H7N9 influenza.

Since March 3, Anhui province has not reported any new locally acquired case for 25 consecutive days.

According to reports, nearly a week, the provinces continue to epidemic monitoring, joint defense control, the implementation of closed poultry market and other sources of control measures and external environmental disinfection, case treatment and other work, to reduce the incidence of new cases to prevent the epidemic rebound.

At present, H7N9 epidemic prevention and control continue to maintain the momentum of containment. Risk assessment showed that H7N9 virus has not yet acquired efficient human to human transmission ability, the early use of neuraminidase inhibitors and other anti-influenza drugs can effectively reduce the incidence of severe cases.

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Keywords: China; Anhui; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.

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