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9 May 2017

#China, Shaanxi reported so far 4 #human cases of #H7N9 #influenza, more than 300 people under #quarantine (Sina, May 9 ‘17)

 

Title: China, Shaanxi reported so far four human cases of H7N9 influenza, more than 300 people under quarantine.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in Shaanxi province of China.

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

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China, Shaanxi reported so far four human cases of H7N9 influenza, more than 300 people under quarantine

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From the Shaanxi Provincial Health Service Committee news, as at 9:00 on May 9, the province reported a total of 4 human of H7N9 influenza, of which 2 cases died, and 2 cases that are currently treated at the Tangdu Hospital Department of Infectious Diseases, of which 1 case is in critical condition. The province has put under quarantine all patients’ close contacts for a total of 364 people; of these, 32 passed the incubation period and were released. At present, all quarantined contacts remain asymptomatic.

On May 6, the provincial party committee H7N9 epidemic prevention and control work after the special meeting, the Provincial Health Planning Commission, the Provincial Department of Agriculture, the Provincial Trade and Industry Bureau and the Provincial Food and Drug Administration and other departments immediately action to convey the requirements of the arrangements for the deployment of epidemic prevention and control work. All localities and departments quickly set up a leading group for the prevention and control of epidemic prevention and control, held an emergency meeting of joint defense control work, refined the division of responsibilities, identified a fixed-point treatment hospital, strengthened the emergency duty, information submitted and public opinion to guide the work, Item prevention and control measures.

On May 8, the Provincial Health Planning Commission, the Agriculture Department, Trade and Industry Bureau, Food and Drug Administration and other departments jointly issued the "effective on strengthening our province H7N9 epidemic prevention and control of the emergency notice", "on the strengthening of epidemic prevention and control information report Emergency notification of the relevant matters, "clear the overall requirements of prevention and control work and policies and regulations, the provincial health planning committee on the H7N9 case medical treatment special deployment, requiring the deployment of the province's medical treatment resources, strengthen prevention and treatment knowledge and training to City for the unit focused on the treatment of H7N9 severe cases and the implementation of the daily reporting system.

The Provincial Department of Agriculture urgently convened a meeting on the prevention and control of agricultural departments in Guanzhong 6 urban areas, and then re-deployed the next phase of prevention and control work, and decided to carry out full emergency monitoring of all poultry farms in Guanzhong 6 urban area. Is steadily advancing, and sent the inspection team rushed to Xi'an, Xianyang, Baoji three cities to carry out prevention and control work inspection. Provincial Trade and Industry Bureau issued a "Shaanxi Provincial Administration for Industry and Commerce on the further strengthening of H7N9 epidemic prevention and control of the emergency notice", sent three unannounced visits to the inspection team, the Kuangzhong area unannounced visits to inspect.

As of May 8 at 7 o'clock, 76 (Xi'an 19, Xianyang 57) involved in live poultry slaughter and sales of farmers market inspection, clean up closed 154 (Xi'an 47, Xianyang 107) live poultry slaughtered Sales merchant. Provincial Food and Drug Administration issued the "on the strengthening of fresh frozen poultry circulation regulatory emergency notice", requiring the municipal bureau with the relevant departments to do the live poultry market shut down and disinfection work, a comprehensive inspection of food production, circulation, catering links Health Fresh, frozen poultry quality and safety. Organization of staff part of the large supermarkets and some farmers market for poultry products market inspection, the market for poultry products business households to ask for cable tickets, product quality control, health disinfection and other work to conduct a detailed inspection.

Chinese business reporter Li Lin / Editor: China Business Daily

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

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