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#Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17 (@CDCgov, edited)

Title : #Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17....

9 Jan 2017

#China, #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 virus #activity at seasonal #peak, with no sign of sustained #human-to-human #transmission so far (CNEB, Jan. 8 ‘17)


Title: #China, #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 virus #activity at seasonal #peak, with no sign of sustained #human-to-human #transmission so far.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human cases, widespread activity.

Source: China National Emergency Broadcasting (CNEB), full page: (LINK).

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China enters into seasonal peak of Avian Influenza H7N9 virus activity with no sign of sustained human-to-human transmission so far


2017-01-09 14:43 Source: China News Network

China news agency, Beijing, January 9 (Reporter Dong Zaichang) – Since December 2016, part of China H7N9 epidemic showed an upward trend.

China CDC on the January 9th risk assessment said that China has entered the H7N9 epidemic season, the overall characteristics of the epidemic has not changed.

Recently, the H7N9 epidemic in mainland China shows no sign of sustained human-to-human transmission, does not rule out the southern part of the region, cases continue to occur and so on.

The National Health and Family Planning Commission for H7N9 epidemic situation in some areas since December last year, on January 4 held a national winter and spring infectious disease prevention and control video conferencing, H7N9 epidemic prevention and control work arrangements for deployment. The Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Commerce, the Administration of Industry and Commerce, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Forestry Administration, etc., to strengthen the control over the source of live poultry market management. .

Reporter learned from the Planning Commission, at present, around the active prevention and control organizations are working to carry out the epidemic. First, the outbreak of the province has been on the area of ​​H7N9 epidemic prevention and control work to further strengthen the deployment. Second, the epidemic occurred in the province to increase epidemic prevention and control of front-line supervision, supervision of the epidemic occurred in poultry business market closure, rest, disinfection and other sources of control measures to implement the situation, and further grasp early treatment and severe treatment , Efforts to reduce the occurrence of severe and death cases. Third, the epidemic has not yet occurred in the provinces, strengthening epidemic monitoring and risk assessment, to prepare for the epidemic prevention. (Finish)

Editor: Wang Liyang


Keywords: China; H7N9; Avian Influenza; Human.