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China - 1 new H7N9 avian flu case in Qingdao - Shandong province - April 13, 2017

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  • China - 1 new H7N9 avian flu case in Qingdao - Shandong province - April 13, 2017

    Qingdao (Shandong) Confirmed a new Case of H7N9 Avian Flu H7N9 Influenza Prevention and Controlling news
    Apr. 12, 2017

    Apr. 11, 2017, Weihai city and Qingdao city diagnosed an H7N9 case respectively.
    Both city now developing related prevention and controlling activities based on law.
    H7N9 can prevent and control.

    (Although the Provincial HFPC reported these two (2) cases at a time, I think we have already reported Weihai city's case!)

  • #2
    As mentioned above, we have the Weihai case listed:

    #1398 - Male, 60, hospitalized in Weihai city, Shandong Province

    Government report from above link:

    H7N9 influenza prevention and control information tips

    Posted: 2017-04-12

    2017 Nian 4 Yue 11 days, Weihai and Qingdao diagnosed each 1 Li H7N9 influenza cases. At present, the two cities are in accordance with the law to carry out the relevant prevention and control work.    H7N9 flu can be controlled , the public should pay attention to in their daily lives:
      1. Try to avoid contact with live birds, and do not touch dead birds. Avoid unnecessary contact with live chickens, ducks and other poultry, especially with sick, dead poultry. Do not live poultry market or mobile stalls to buy live poultry consumption or home feeding, in the prohibition of live poultry trading area, found that mobile vendors selling live poultry, should be reported in time.
      2. Choose to buy cold, chilled poultry products. Avian infection with H7N9 virus, in general, does not show the incidence or death. Thus, healthy poultry on the surface do not represent safety, exposure to live poultry or exposure to live poultry, especially in areas where there is epidemic, will greatly increase the risk of infection with the H7N9 virus. Efforts should be made to change the habit of buying and consuming live poultry, choosing a regularsupermarket or farmer's market, buying a formal department quarantine that is safe to be cold and chilled poultry that can greatly reduce the risk of H7N9virus infection . 3. raw and cooked separately, cooked cooked thoroughly. Cooking cooking, be sure to do raw and cooked separately. Chicken, duck and other poultry meat and meat products and eggs must be cooked and cooked after eating. 4. contact with live poultry to do personal protection. Personnel engaged in poultry farming, transportation, sales, slaughter and other personnel in the contact with poultry, to do personal protection (wearing gloves, wearing a mask, wearing uniforms), contact with the disinfectant and clean water thoroughly clean hands. Encourage the development of large-scale , standardized livestock andpoultry breeding, strengthen biological safety protection measures, strict management , reduce H7N9 and other viral invasion opportunities . Rural poultry livestock breeding must be relatively isolated with the living environment, to avoid different poultry polyculture, and do not mix foreign poultry and domestic poultry. Found that dead birds should be reported in time to animal health supervision agencies to properly handle. 5. timely medical treatment. If there is fever, headache, nasal congestion, cough, general malaise and other symptoms, should wear a mask, as soon as possible to the hospital for treatment, and take the initiative to tell the doctor before the onset of contact with poultry and their secretions, excrement, whether to live poultry market And so on, so that doctors timely and accurate diagnosis and give targeted treatment. 6. Keep a healthy lifestyle. Keep good personal hygiene habits, wash your hands, cough and sneeze cover your nose and mouth, do not drink raw water. Living, living environment should pay attention to moderate ventilation. Pay attention to diet and nutrition, to ensure adequate sleep, strengthen physical exercise, enhance physical fitness, improve immunity.

    Source: Health Emergency Office