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  • China - Taiwan MoH reports 4 H9N2 flu infections in Mainland China (Anhui & Hunan) "recently added" - December 15, 2015


    Weather turns cold, please implement respiratory and hand hygiene to prevent influenza invasion; Chinese mainland recent H7N9 and H9N2 influenza cases, people go to endemic areas, please be vigilant (2015-12-15)


    Recently the weather starting to turn cold, publicly funded influenza vaccine will be exhausted soon, please seize the opportunity as soon as possible vaccinated people; in line with publicly funded influenza antiviral drug target agents also asked for medical treatment and medication as soon as possible to protect themselves and their families healthy. Another Chinese mainland recent H7N9 influenza andH9N2 influenza cases, people go to endemic areas be sure to do self-protection, to avoid contact with live poultry birds classes and access to markets, to prevent infection.
    The Programme disease statistics, as of yesterday ( 12 May 14 May) publicly funded influenza vaccine surplus of about 13 Wan 5,319 agents ( 0.5 mL dosage form 12 Wan 1,112 agents, 0.25 mLdosage 1 Wan 4,207 agents), recent domestic influenza epidemic although at relatively low , but the overall trend of the epidemic showed a ramp. Last week, added a total of three cases of confirmed cases of influenza complicated by severe and 1 cases were reviewed and influenza-related deaths from this flu season this year 7 month 1 since May, as of yesterday, a cumulative total of 156 cases were complicated by severe influenza, including 27 deaths. Last week, the percentage of emergency department visits influenza cases (respectively 1.1 percent , 8.7 percent , compared to 1.0% , 8.0% ) and the previous week.
    In addition, mainland China added 1 Example H7N9 flu confirmed cases, of Hangzhou 60 -year-old male farmer, had contact with live poultry, currently in critical conditions. Chinese mainland autumn of this year cumulative total 6 cases of H7N9 influenza cases, Zhejiang 5 cases, Guangdong Province 1patients were 50 years of age and having a history of exposure to poultry farmers and poultry workers.Global since 2013, has so far accumulated in 683 cases, including the Chinese mainland 663 cases, Hong Kong 13 cases, Taiwan 4 cases, Canada 2 cases, Malaysia 1 cases, WHO on 11 May 13 update date 275 deaths.
    Another mainland China Anhui and Hunan recently added four cases of H9N2 flu confirmed cases, aged 1 to 15 years, 3 female 1 male, date of onset is between year 4 to 10 months, are mild, one case he joined the family name to the market to buy food, no live poultry remaining exposure history or exposure history is unknown. Since 2013 onwards the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong cumulative total of 6 cases of H9N2 flu cases, including Hunan 4 cases, Anhui 1 cases and Hong Kong 1 patients (Guangdong Province moved). Currently tourism against human bird flu epidemic proposal, mainland China, Zhejiang, Guangdong, Anhui and Hunan Provincial Tourism epidemic proposal as a warning (Alert ), other provinces (excluding Hong Kong and Macao) as a note ( Watch ).
    The Programme disease called people not to overlook the severity of influenza, usually should routinely wash their hands, good respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette; visit mainland China should avoid contact with live poultry birds classes and access to markets; edible chickens, ducks, geese and eggs to cooked to avoid infection. Such as fever or flu-like symptoms should wear a mask as soon as possible for medical treatment, in addition to travel and contact history inform physicians and medication according to doctor's orders, at home recuperating. Information available to the illness UNDCP WWW (http://www.cdc.gov.tw ), or call toll-free vaccination Line 1922 (or 0800-001922 ) contact.




    http://www.cdc.gov.tw/info.aspx?tree...E23B5FF7C1088F

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    The China NHFPC announced 2 mystery bird flu cases for November here.

    It is probable that 2 of the 4 noted above were, in fact, the H9N2 strain. Apparently 2 more have occurred in December since the mention above is "recently added".


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