Summary

Current situation - As of 4 February 2015*, 571 cases of avian influenza A (H7N9), including 204 deaths, have been reported in China (including Hong Kong). Although the environmental source has not yet been definitively determined, some of the confirmed cases have been associated with exposure to infected live poultry or contaminated environments, including markets where live poultry are sold. See WHO website on the current situation, including epidemiological updates, FAQs and guidance documents: Disease Outbreak News (http://www.who.int/csr/don/en/index.html)

Details

Publication Type
Document
Topic
Research and reports
Date Published
12 Feb 2015
Size
3 pages
Update Frequency
Annual
Available format
pdf
Author
Department of Health & Human Services

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