Saturday, January 11, 2014

Continental H7N9 cases surge ‭ ‬ stop imports of live chickens in Hong Kong to promote group

translation/editing is mine
Hong Kong, a group of Democratic Party members marched to the government headquarters in Admiralty, emphasizing the continent from north to south proliferation of bird flu, Beijing, Zhejiang, Guangdong Dongguan, Shenzhen and Hong Kong have a human infection Requested the Government to fully stop the importation of live chickens from the mainland, and the introduction of live chickens H7 serum antibody testing, strengthen prevention work.

Hong Kong Legislative Council Helena WONG: Now just stop the importation of live chickens in Hong Kong Government from Shenzhen farms, chicken farms and did not stop all the continent, there is no way to know that we now enter our chickens are completely safe to eat.

Continental has been at least 157 confirmed human cases of H7N9 avian influenza. Hong Kong already accumulated three cases. In addition, the mainland Chinese experts published an article in the scientific journal, found that H7N9 virus has mutated, limited human-to-human transmission started specific ability. 

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