For the H7N9 bird flu epidemic in China, the national food safety risk assessment center announced on the 7th of H7N9 avian flu virus food safety precautions.
Up to now, the Chinese mainland were reported 18 confirmed cases, including 6 deaths. The cases were distributed in Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang. The official said the current outbreak in the dissemination of state, has not yet found that human-to-human transmission.
For virus signatures, the national food safety risk assessment center said, although occasionally infect humans, there will be some H7 viruses (H7N2, H7N3, H7N7) report, but there is no report of human infection with the H7N9 virus in the past, until recently reported human infections .
The national food safety risk assessment center pointed out that the route of transmission, the virus infected through the respiratory tract, but also through close contact with infected poultry secretions or excreta, direct contact with the virus may also be infected.
Although the source of infection and mode of transmission can not be determined, but the national food safety risk assessment center, it is necessary to take effective measures to prevent infection.
The center released the same day five tips, which should be no contact with the disease (dead) do not eat poultry, meat, do not buy the quarantine certificate Fresh, live, frozen poultry and related products. Raw poultry, meat and eggs must be cooked cooking, food processing, consumption of the process, there must be raw and cooked separately to avoid cross-contamination.
Shanghai currently has a comprehensive suspension of live animal, the temporary closure of all live poultry market. All city three the sentinel live poultry wholesale market has temporarily suspended live bird trading activities, and to clean up, disinfection, closed deal.
Nanjing from the 6th to the suspension of three major poultry wholesale poultry market transactions, Close Jiangning District, East New farmers market live poultry trading, to disinfect poultry market a full range of management, to suspend poultry into the Nanjing market outside the city, on the city District, large-scale poultry farms, pigeon breeding strengthen epidemic prevention management.