Sunday, February 16, 2014

Anti-H7N9 live bird market diffusion Hangzhou City permanently closed

Translation - February 17, 2014
[Reporter Huai days / roundup Chinese H7N9 bird flu continued to spread, to prevent the spread of the epidemic, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, Government Office announced on the 14th, the main city of Hangzhou will no longer restart the live poultry trade.
According to China "Hangzhou Network" report, issued by the Hangzhou Municipal Government on the 14th <establish the source of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza prevention and control mechanism for the implementation of a long-term approach>, Hangzhou City, the main city under the city and the Lake District are no longer re-open the live bird transactions. Xiaoshan District, Yuhang District in the original suspension of live poultry trade, continue to be closed three months; Tonglu, Jiande five counties (cities) are closed continue to take measures decided by the local government itself.
The way the new regulations, the live poultry trade is still carried the professional market, to adopt more stringent hygiene management measures, including "cleaned and disinfected daily, monthly closed for at least three days' and nights of live poultry, however.
In the meantime, Guangzhou also announced that since the beginning of the 15th, all the live bird markets closed for two weeks. Guangdong provincial government announced the same day, adding two cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza

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