Title: China, Gansu province found H7N9 influenza virus in a live poultry market in Suzhou district.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype (Asian Lineage), poultry enzootic and human cases in China.
Source: Sina, full page: (LINK). Article in Chinese, edited.
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China, Gansu province found H7N9 influenza virus in a live poultry market in Suzhou district
April 1, Gansu Jiuquan City, Suzhou City, the disease control departments found H7N9 influenza virus in samples collected in a he Suzhou market near the fresh chicken shop during routine monitoring for avian influenza. Tests have been done by Jiuquan City CDC on April 2 18:30.
At present, Jiuquan City, Suzhou District has closed the city, suburbs and other peripheral poultry trading market, the suspension of live poultry trade, the relevant professionals are on the region within the scale of poultry farms to conduct a comprehensive investigation and sampling testing and disinfection.
The local government has asked for further investigation, trace the virus to find out the source, health, agriculture and animal husbandry departments were revised to improve the relevant emergency plans, good emergency stock and related emergency work.
It is understood that as of April 2 at 22:10, according to Jiuquan City CDC test results feedback, seven people with exposure to the market had serum and throat swab samples tested negative for the virus, and that 38 Environmental samples collected around the three live poultry slaughter shops were also negative.
Keywords: Gansu; China; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Human.