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11 Jul 2017

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Title: China, Beijing reported twenty seven human cases of H7N9 influenza during fifth wave.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases in Beijing, China.

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

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China, Beijing reported twenty seven human cases of H7N9 influenza during fifth wave


2017-07-11 13:44:00

Since [the beginning of] this year, across the country a surge in human H7N9 influenza virus infection cases has been reported. Up to now, Beijing reported 13 cases in municipality resident, of which 6 cases died.

For this year's nationwide emergence of human infection H7N9 cases of bird flu increased sharply, this morning the city CDC relevant person in charge revealed that the center is also collecting the appropriate information.

Up to now, the city has reported 27 cases of avian flu. Of which, 13 were local cases, with 6 cases cured, and 6 cases died, and another case is still in the treatment.

In addition, there were 14 imported cases from other province.

According to reports, the Beijing area reported that people infected with avian flu cases, are sporadic, without clustering of cases, the current incidence report has been reduced.

For the time being, these outbreaks are mainly due to the sale of infected birds by mobile traders.

According to the available data and research, the pathogenicity, transmission and transmission pattern of H7N9 avian influenza virus have not changed significantly at present.

Since 2005, the city has closed most of the live poultry market and effectively blocked the H7N9 avian influenza virus The main way to spread to birds through the birds, people do not have to panic.

In addition, the CDC reminded the public to travel away from the slaughter of live birds, usually eat thoroughly cooked eggs and poultry meat. Do not buy live birds from mobile traders. Personal farmers to do a clean house cleaning, do a good job with the contact with the health protection.



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