Friday, November 8, 2013

#H7N9 China: Guangdong Provincial CDC refers not consider closing the live poultry market

November 8, 2013

Dongguan year-old boy infected with H7N9 avian influenza Guangdong CDC refers patients are in good condition, without regard to the closure of local live poultry market. Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection, said the two are still discussing arrangements for live chickens.  Guangdong Provincial Center for Disease Control, said earlier confirmed that the three-year-old boy infected with H7N9, the virus has shown a weak positive test, the authorities to strengthen the monitoring of live poultry markets, including cleaning and disinfection and regular rest, but also the city of the twenty-one, influenza surveillance, at present no consider closing the local live poultry market.  Whether suspension of live chickens to Hong Kong, Hong Kong with the mainland no consensus.CHP Leung Ting-hung said that the two are still under discussion. Leung Ting-hung said, no evidence of human to human transmission of H7N9 risk, but also reminded the public to avoid contact with live chickens. 

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