Tuesday, July 9, 2013

China #H7N9 this fall or come back?

July 9, 2013

This spring, the Chinese come and gone H7N9, exactly what are the "secret"? China CDC deputy director of the virus, the National Influenza Center director Shu Yuelong recent media interview, said, H7N9 virus does not go away, and is currently still in the silent epidemic among poultry, but will be back this fall. Why human H7N9 infection for more severe symptoms, but the infection is almost asymptomatic H7N9 in poultry this problem, Shu Yuelong said that this is the most confusing and worrying doubts, but also H7N9 dark side. While it with H5N1 infection, there are many ways similar, but is completely different, H5N1 on poultry and people, can bring fatal injuries.
  Comments: It seems that prevention and control of H7N9 avian influenza virus, should alarm bells ringing. Health and agriculture departments should strengthen active surveillance for H7N9, including active surveillance among poultry, as well as in human syndromic surveillance. About H7N9, there are too many mysteries did not answer, calm does not mean you can sit back and relax.Reporter Zhaobing Hui

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