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Zhuhai farmers market H7N9 detection rate: 40 percent of people infected with bird flu surge odds

2014-12-04 07:45 Jinyang - New Express

The city's disease control department, said the H7N9 avian influenza infection who probability surge

Express News reporter Chen Jie reports New Express reporter learned yesterday from Zhuhai City CDC, Zhuhai recently on environmental sampling and testing in major foreign markets farmers market, live poultry wholesale market found H7N9 bird flu virus, the detection rate actually reached 40% or so. The center said that this would mean that the probability of H7N9 avian influenza infection in people soar.

Yesterday, Zhuhai City, CDC convened related briefings. According to reports, since the emergence of H7N9 bird flu last year, Zhuhai in May last year, has been in the conduct of monitoring environmental samples for the foreign market, monitoring covers the city's farmers market and live poultry wholesale market.

Beginning in the first half of this year, the center of the outer part of the market environment sampling detected, H7N9 avian influenza virus detection rate reached about 20% on average, while in the most recent period of time, H7N9 avian influenza virus detection rate increased significantly , an average of about 40%.

According to the relevant person in charge of the center, said the ratio is very high, very dangerous, which means that the chance of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu has greatly improved in the slaughter of live poultry market practitioners risk is even higher. I hope the relevant departments to promote centralized slaughtering, chilled sales and other measures as soon as possible, in order to check the source of the H7N9 bird flu. Urged people not in direct contact with live poultry, employees should raise conservation awareness.