The island's disease control authority Friday urged
airports medical staff to closely watch the health conditions of
travelers, especially those from the mainland, enhance checks on
fever-looking travelers and inquire their travel history.
Taiwan has set up a special command center for the
H7N9 bird flu to closely monitor the situation and listed H7N9 bird flu
as a notifiable disease.
There have been no reported cases of the H7N9 strain of bird flu in
Taiwan so far, said Chang Feng-yee, chief of the island's disease
As part of Taiwan's preventative efforts, it has also stepped up
sanitization of poultry farms across the island, especially in Zhanghua
and Pingtung counties, where poultry farms abound.