Monday, February 18, 2013

China: Ministry of Health Issues Emergency Prevention & Treatment Tips

[Back "in the day" it used to be warned not to touch dead or sick poultry.  Now, we don't touch ANY poultry]

February 18, 2013
Guiyang City, Guizhou Province confirmed two human cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza cases regarding the Ministry of Health issued an emergency prevention and treatment of people infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza.
 To remind the public, especially children, should avoid close contact with poultry and wildfowl. 
The Ministry of Health also released a special human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza prevention and treatment tips. Prompted daily life to combat avian flu, first of all, a healthy lifestyle is very important. Second, we must keep the room clean the ventilation windows twice a day, at least 10 minutes each time, as little as possible to go to the places with poor ventilation. During the Spring Festival, to pay special attention to food hygiene, eating poultry and eggs thoroughly, processing, to preserve food raw, cooked separately; not eaten raw poultry meat and offal, poultry, livestock and their products anatomy of living (dead) Wash hands thoroughly after. The public, particularly children, should avoid close contact with poultry and wildfowl.

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