Friday, February 7, 2014

Xinhua Guangzhou: Guangdong #H7N9 avian flu pandemic is unlikely

February 8, 2014 00:05:42

Xinhua Guangzhou February 7 (Reporter Xiao Sisi) in Guangdong province of experts judged think people infected H7N9 avian influenza pathogenesis area will be further expanded, but the occurrence of a pandemic is unlikely, it is recommended to take an outbreak in the city were closed and thorough disinfection measures, conditional cities encourage "seasonal Rest" control measures.

Reporters from the 7th meeting of the Guangdong Provincial Health Jishengjitong people infected with H7N9 bird flu prevention and control teleconference learned, Guangdong Province, people currently infected with H7N9 avian influenza situation is grim. Expert Group assessed that, in Guangdong Province into the human H7N9 avian influenza infection in cases of multiple, distributed stage, the incidence area will be further expanded, but the occurrence of pandemic unlikely.

Chen Yuansheng, director of the Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission requirements, local health planning departments must follow, "sooner, focus sinking; prevention at source to reduce the incidence of infection; early discovery, early reporting, early diagnosis, early treatment to reduce mortality," the anti- control strategies, joint prevention and control into full play the role of the lead unit, based on the epidemic situation, we recommend that local governments adopt appropriate prevention and control measures: the epidemic has not occurred in the city, take the live bird market, "1, cleaning, disinfecting a week , Jan. 1 closed "measures; cities in an outbreak, take rest and thorough disinfection measures; conditional cities, measures to encourage seasonal closed.


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