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Who does not recommend the implementation of travel and trade restrictions on China

Posted Apr 09 2013 3:47am

Who does not recommend the implementation of travel and trade restrictions on China

On 8 April, who expresses 8 days, about China's bird flu outbreaks, not recommended for all countries and regions in the world to implement special screening at the port of entry; do not suggest any travel restrictions; do not suggest any trade restrictions.

In April 5th, who once said, do not suggest to China or out of China for the staff in the implementation of any travel restrictions, does not recommend any trade restrictions. And "not recommended for all countries and regions in the world has a special screening at the port of entry," the organization of this new "not recommended" measures.

China's state of health and family planning committee and who 8 held a joint news conference, on the latest outbreak of H7N9 avian influenza infection reported at home and abroad, and answer about the epidemic focus of concern.

China has confirmed human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza cases were sporadic, investigation and close contact with more than 600 people, have not yet found abnormal, also found no evidence of human-to-human transmission. At present, China reported a total of 20 cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza cases. The existing cases occurred in East China four provinces and cities.

Since China announced a confirmed H7N9 cases of bird flu last week, japan. South Korea, Vietnam and other neighboring countries of China has launched emergency measures, from the China International Aviation and tourism affected.

According to media reports, the Tokyo Narita Airport has been in the Customs Department set up the temperature automatic measuring instrument, and posting notices, requests, from the relevant regions of China entering the sick, have a fever cold symptoms in people complaining and negotiate with relevant personnel; Jeju International Airport, Inchon airport, began to strengthen the health Fake Ray Bans and quarantine work to inbound tourists; and Vietnam the government has announced to stop imports from China mainland poultry.

Lan Ruiming who representative in China, said at the press conference, at present there is no display from interpersonal communication, H7N9 virus is very likely the birds or poultry avian virus. China's current only in a few province rarely found in H7N9 cases, small numbers of cases, Fake Ray Ban and only sporadic.

Who is not currently suggestions to China or out of China's staff to implement any travel restrictions. At the same time, because there is no evidence that is associated with the current cases and Chinese products, the World Health Organization is not recommended at this time to take any trade restrictions.

China's Ministry of agriculture prevention and control expert seminar believes that, H7N9 virus is a new virus, the virus of unknown origin, route of transmission is not clear, is not excluded by migrating into the domestic may. The viruses are low pathogenic for poultry, chicken and other birds can be infected, dove, without clinical symptoms after infection, but high temperature can kill virus. Therefore, the formal channels of purchase and cooking cooked poultry meat is safe.

National Health and Family Planning Commission Director of human infection of H7N9 avian influenza epidemic prevention and control work leading group office Liang Wannian introduction, China will take a very open mind, adhere to an open, transparent and release of epidemic information, timely response to social concerns. At the same time, to strengthen international cooperation, timely to the who, Hong Kong and Macao regions and countries on the disease information, accept overseas experts to inspect exchanges, and provide the H7N9 avian influenza virus strains to who.

In recent years, health emergency response system in China, especially the health emergency response capacity has been greatly improved, the prevention and control of infectious diseases and in public health emergencies are made clear, the legal basis and more perfect, more detailed. China has the confidence to be able to prevent the spread of the virus.

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