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Saturday, January 11, 2014
Taiwan MAC will be included in Fujian yellow travel alert #H7N9
Translation 1/1/14 (Xinhua)) Given the new one in Fujian Province confirmed cases of H7N9 avian influenza, Mainland Affairs Council announced tonight, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center decided to Fujian column Travel into the yellow warning area, and it is necessary to remind local people to remain vigilant.
MAC said that the epidemic command center, today announced the mainland Fujian, Jiangsu and each new one confirmed cases of H7N9 avian influenza, and propose to upgrade to the Fujian Provincial Tourism epidemic in Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Hunan, Shanghai and Beijing provinces with the second stage: Alert (Alert).
MAC So remind people pay special attention to tourism safety, and to consider whether the local.If necessary go, should strengthen self-health care and vigilance.
In addition, the MAC Again, H7N9 virus persistence in the environment, the threat of infection has not been released, will still be the risk of human infection with the threat of vigilance.
MAC said that at this stage does not exclude the southern continent has a tendency to expand the epidemic, people should pay attention to the mainland of self health care, keeping wash their hands, wearing masks health habits, do not touch any of the feeding birds, avoid going to have live poultry traditional market, be sure to eat cooked poultry meat and eggs.
After returning to the country, such as the symptoms of fever, cough, please wear a mask doctor immediately and inform the physician travel history.