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  • Hong Kong - Media report: WHO's Dr. Chan says phasing out live poultry markets is in the "right direction"

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    Margaret Chan: the phasing out of live bird markets in Hong Kong in the right direction

    2014 年 07 月 09 日 18:29 | Add a comment (1 people involved) |

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    People HONG KONG, July 9 (Xinhua) visiting Beijing World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan said the HKSAR government decided to ban the mainland live chickens to Hong Kong has its own considerations. Meanwhile, the Government has taken stringent preventive measures.

    Chan pointed out that the scientific evidence and experience, the phasing out of live poultry markets in the right direction. But the process needs to be done carefully. Necessary to ensure public safety, but also does not affect the livelihoods of those who live poultry sales.

    Dr Chan also said that China in promoting the construction of public health, detection and prevention of infectious diseases, prevention and control of the spread of H7N9 avian influenza achievements have been widely recognized by the international community and countries in the health sector. (Lu Xiaochuan, Cao Haiyang)

    Author: Lu Xiaochuan Cao Haiyang

    http://roll.sohu.com/20140709/n402020800.shtml
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