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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....

20 Feb 2017

#China, #Zhejiang reported one new #human case of #influenza #H7N9 (Feb. 20 ‘17)


Title: China, Zhejiang reported one new human case of influenza H7N9.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H7N9 subtype, human case in Zhejiang province of China.

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

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Zhuji added a case of H7N9 case


2017-02-20 21:13

"From November 2016 to the end of January 2017, the province reported 55 cases of H7N9 influenza; into February, Shaoxing Zhuji also reported two cases of H7N9 cases, prevention and control of the situation is grim."

This afternoon, the city H7N9 epidemic prevention joint control work Informed the province and the city of H7N9 epidemic situation, while the H7N9 epidemic defense joint control work to deploy.

At present, the province has entered the peak period of human infection H7N9. According to statistics, this year, the city's disease control departments continue to carry out outdoor monitoring of poultry, as of now, a total of 231 samples of external environmental samples, H7N9 virus positive in 4 cases, the positive rate of 1.73%. City, CDC, Wang Jiling, director of the Department of Science and Technology Center, the recent Zhuji appeared after the first case, the disease control agencies on the city's market risk assessment of the market, from the assessment situation, the situation is not optimistic, there is the possibility of positive infection.

Reporters learned that the city more urban areas, Keqiao District in July 1, 2014, Shangyu District in April 1, 2016 in the whole administrative area within the ban on live poultry trade. Zhuji City, Shengzhou City and Xinchang County in the previous few years the main city of live cattle banned.

Some time ago, with the provincial government to prevent the work of the recent file, the city in accordance with the requirements on February 11 all closed the area of ​​live poultry trading market. City H7N9 epidemic prevention and control of the Office of the person in charge, from the previous period of unannounced visits and supervision of the situation, the main city of the basic ban on live poultry market, the use of standardized white birds listed, but the suburbs, rural remote areas, live Poultry skin care and private slaughter often occur, prevention and control situation is still grim.

Studies have shown that the current H7N9 virus transmission route is still avian infected people, most of the H7N9 cases were found in contact with live birds or the history of the market exposure, which Zhuji new report of the two cases are the public at home after the slaughter of infection. City CDC reminded the general public, "taste small, healthy things big, in order to health, away from live birds", life must be put into contact with live birds, engaged in poultry farming, trafficking, sales, slaughter and other work, To do personal protective measures. Once in contact with live poultry fever cough after the phenomenon, to the nearest medical institutions to the treatment.

At present, the city has been in accordance with the requirements of the provincial government to close all the live poultry market, a comprehensive ban on live birds, the public if the existence of illegal live poultry trading, mobile pork stalls, private sales and other phenomena can be directly call the city market supervision and management : 12315, off-site live poultry trading can call 12345, City Comprehensive Enforcement Bureau will make a deal.


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