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- Kartta näyttää ihmistapauksia viime vuosilta2013-2016
Situation: Influenza A(H7N9) virus with pandemic potential.
Country: China; three human cases originated in China and were reported in Malaysia (1) and Canada (2).
Number of human cases: 805 confirmed; 317 deaths (since February 2013)
Provinces/municipalities: Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin municipalities; Anhui; Fujian; Guangdong; Hubei and Liaoning provinces; Henan; Hunan; Jiangsu; Jiangxi; Shandong; Zhejiang; Guangxi; Guizhou; Jilin; Qinghai; Hubei; Taiwan Province of China; Hong Kong SAR; Macao SAR, Ningxia Hui and Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Regions; Sabah (Malaysia); British Columbia (Canada).
Animal/environmental findings: over 2,000 virological samples from the environment, chickensGalliformes) , pigeons (Columbiformes) , ducks (Anseriformes Anatidae) and a tree sparrow (Passeriformes) tested positive; positives mainly from live bird markets, vendors and some commercial or breeding farms.
FAO actions: liaise with China and partners, monitor situation, monitor virus evolution, conduct market chain analysis, risk assessment, surveillance guidance and communication.
2016 Situation updat
- 30 November 2016: MoA published the results of the national animal H7N9 surveillance for the month of October. 63,710 serum and 19,299 virological samples were collected from 2,269 locations in 24 provinces. None of the serological or virological samples tested positive for H7 and H7N9, respectively [reference].
- 28 October 2016: MoA published the results of the national animal H7N9 surveillance for the month of September. 84,808 serum and 23,187 virological samples were collected from 3,596 locations in 26 provinces. 147 sera tested positive for H7 antibodies in Liaoning Province (14 chicken samples from farms in four cities) and Gansu Province (70 chicken samples from farms and 63 from live bird markets in three cities). All virological samples tested negative for H7N9 virus [reference].