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China - Shandong province announces 1 new H7N9 avian flu case - February 19, 2017

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  • China - Shandong province announces 1 new H7N9 avian flu case - February 19, 2017

    H7N9 influenza prevention and control information tips
    Published: 2017-02-19

      February 19, Qingdao City, confirmed a case of imported H7N9 flu cases. Patients were female, 48 years old, Rizhao City Juxian, 18 from Juxian to Qingdao treatment, is currently active treatment. This is the province of this year reported the first 5 cases of H7N9 flu cases, no new cases of death. Qingdao and Rizhao City Health and Health Department is in accordance with the law to carry out the relevant prevention and control work.
      National Health Commission issued a message that since last winter, due to climate anomalies and other factors, the global animal avian flu epidemic was high trend, spread to Asia, Europe, the Middle East, nearly 40 countries and regions. China H7N9 epidemic cases increased, the distribution of regional wide, high degree of distribution, the majority of cases distributed in the Yangtze River Delta and the Pearl River Delta region. But the overall characteristics of the epidemic have not changed, exposure to infected poultry or exposure to live poultry market is an important risk factor for human infection. The evidence suggests that the virus is not yet able to cause a wide range of interventions. All over the country to further increase the prevention and control efforts, the epidemic was a downward trend, but experts predict that, for some time, China will continue to have distributed case reports.
      The public should establish a correct understanding of the H7N9 flu. In the daily life should avoid contact with dead birds, in particular, should try to avoid direct contact with live birds, birds or their feces, if contact, to wash hands as soon as possible; should be purchased with quarantine certificates of cold poultry, chilled poultry and its products. Raw poultry meat and eggs must be cooked thoroughly cooked, processed raw poultry meat and eggs after thoroughly wash their hands; food processing to be cooked and cooked to separate; cultivate a healthy lifestyle, as much as possible to maintain normal work and rest, Strengthen physical exercise; if fever and respiratory symptoms, should wear a mask, as soon as possible to the regular hospital fever outpatient clinic, and remember to tell the doctor whether the travel or poultry contact history.