Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Hong Kong Food and Health Bureau officials: HK #H7N9 avian influenza prevention measures has reached a high level

November 6, 2013

People November 6 hearing, according to the Hong Kong Government News Network News, Hong Kong Secretary for Food and Health Ko Wing-man said that as the temperature dropped to 20 degrees below, the Mainland has begun H7N9 cases, our existing risk management measures for live poultry has been reached a very high level, the Government will pay close attention to the relevant circumstances.
It is reported that recently Dongguan, a year-old boy was diagnosed infected with influenza A H7N9 avian influenza virus, which also follow the Mainland Hong Kong side control measures. Ko Wing-man said that the government has launched influenza vaccination and subsidy schemes, and will enhance the winter influenza season between risk assessment and management, but also hope that people will try to seasonal influenza vaccinations. 

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