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Center for Disease Control, R.O.C. (Taiwan) H7N9 Update, 16 May 2013

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  • Center for Disease Control, R.O.C. (Taiwan) H7N9 Update, 16 May 2013

    Center for Disease Control, R.O.C. (Taiwan)

    Command center called self-evident (5/17) The date of a total ban on market live poultry slaughtered and sold, industry and the public must support and cooperation of government policies (2013-05-16)


    Command center to verify with mainland Chinese Center for Disease Control confirmed that no new cases since 8:00 yesterday (5/16) 8:00. Mainland China is known cumulative number of confirmed cases to 130 cases (Shanghai, 33 cases, 27 cases of Jiangsu Province, Zhejiang Province, 46 cases, 4 cases of Anhui Province, Henan Province, Beijing, Shandong Province, two cases, Jiangxi 6 cases, five cases of Fujian Province, Hunan Province, two cases), 36 cases of death (the Shanghai 14 cases, eight cases of Jiangsu Province, Zhejiang Province in 8 cases, 2 cases in Anhui Province, Jiangxi Province, Henan Province, Hunan Province 1 case, the other cases of deaths, as previously confirmed cases, the province confirmed). H7N9 influenza cases have occurred in mainland China Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Henan, Beijing, Shandong, Jiangxi, Fujian and Hunan provinces in the region.
    Domestic since yesterday (5/15) 8:00 8:00 am today (5/16) received a total of 4 suspected cases informed (by the hospitals reported 3170), four cases of H7N9 infection were excluded (1 were detected H3N2 I test negative).
    The command center once again called for the self-evident (5/17) from the date of a total ban on market live poultry slaughtered and sold, industry and the public must support and cooperation of the government policy in order to avoid the H7N9 flu threat to public health caused by. May 17 for illegal slaughtering of live poultry, animal husbandry method a fine of NT $ 20,000 over one hundred thousand yuan penalty relief, repeat offenders will be brought to justice; illegal to sell live poultry, according to the Communicable Disease Control Act Article 70 provides at NT $ 3,000 more than fifteen thousand yuan penalty relief. County and city governments in addition to the local Joint Investigation Team has been established, the daily active checking, and the other set up hotlines for complaints are, people are welcome to make use of it, and jointly safeguard the health of the public.
    The command center once again called for: people to the mainland of China H7N9 influenza epidemic areas, health habits should be kept to wash their hands, wear a mask, do not arbitrarily touch and feed the birds, do not go to traditional live animal markets and the environment, consumption of poultry meat and eggs must be cooked; After returning to China, such as fever, cough and other symptoms, wearing masks for medical treatment, and doctor travel history.

    Latest outbreak, and tourism and other related infectious diseases information, refer to the CDC website ( http://www.cdc.gov.tw ) "H7N9 flu zone" and "tourist information" area, or call toll-free people Outbreak Alert and Care number 1922 contact, such as the phone can not dial the short code phone number, please dial 0800-001922 epidemic prevention line.

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