December 11, 2013 Xinhua Guangzhou, December 11 (Reporter Xiao Sisi) on the 11th Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission announced that the live bird markets, Longgang District Environmental samples detected H7N9 avian influenza virus nucleic acid positive. Experts assessed that occurred in Guangdong Province sporadic human infection with H7N9 avian influenza cases extremely high risk.
Guangdong Province , Shenzhen Joint Working Group and the prevention and control of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza on the 10th at live bird markets in Shenzhen environment pollution monitoring avian influenza virus in live bird markets were collected 13 specimens of 70 parts of the environment, of which two Longgang District a live bird markets avian influenza detected in three H7N9 virus nucleic acid positive.
Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province organized the 11th province of infection prevention and control of human H7N9 avian flu epidemic will work. Expert Group assessed that the high risk of occurrence of sporadic human infection in Guangdong Province H7N9 bird flu cases, there may be cases occur at any time. Experts advise the public to enhance awareness, prevention and control work well together.