Live poultry are banned in Guangzhou in the second half of February. The health and Family Planning Commission reminds people to wear protective clothing

The reporter learned from the Guangzhou Municipal Health and family planning commission that in order to prevent and control the avian influenza epidemic, Guangzhou decided to stop all live and naked poultry trading in the city from February 16 to 28 (a total of 13 days). Guangzhou Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission reminded that contact with live poultry and live poultry market is an important risk factor for h7n9 infection, and should wear protective clothing in the process of contacting with poultry

since 2017, human infection with h7n9 avian influenza has occurred in many provinces in China, and human infection with h7n9 avian influenza has also been reported in Guangzhou and surrounding cities. Guangzhou health and Family Planning Commission revealed that all cases reported in Guangzhou had a history of contact with live poultry or exposure to live poultry market< At present, Guangzhou is still in the high incidence season of human infection with h7n9 avian influenza Experts believe that February to march is the key period of epidemic prevention and control, and human infection of h7n9 avian influenza is likely to continue in Guangzhou. The epidemic is mainly distributed from multiple points, and exposure to live poultry and live poultry market is the risk factor for the occurrence of cases according to the Guangzhou Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission, there is evidence that contact with live poultry and live poultry market is an important risk factor for h7n9 infection. The main route of transmission of h7n9 virus may be through respiratory tract or direct contact with poultry and their excreta and secretions to prevent h7n9, the most important thing is to reduce exposure, do a good job in personal protection, and develop good health habits. Guangzhou Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission reminded: try to avoid contact with livestock; When purchasing chilled poultry meat from regular channels, fully cook poultry meat and eggs, and separate raw from cooked; Avoid contacting wild birds or entering their habitats as far as possible; Keep away from poultry slaughtering site when playing in farmhouse; Wash hands frequently and pay attention to personal hygiene; Avoid going to crowded places with dirty air, especially markets where live poultry are traded; Reasonable diet and daily life to ensure adequate nutrition and sleep; Timely addition and subtraction of clothes; Take part in more outdoor sports how should poultry lovers prevent h7n9 (1) strengthen the feeding management to improve the disease resistance of poultry; Pay attention to the sanitation of cages; Ensure the ventilation of cage house; Special attention should be paid to the health and daily disinfection of pigeonhouses and birdcages (2) when raising birds at home, they should avoid contact with wild birds. Once contacted, the cage should be disinfected in time, and the animal epidemic prevention department should be visited for epidemic prevention when necessary (3) when raising or watching birds, try to avoid contact with birds and their feces, and wear gloves when handling their feces; After contact with them or their feces, hands must be thoroughly cleaned with soap and water (4) do not pick up dead birds or eat wild birds during bird watching how should poultry workers prevent h7n9 (1) in the process of contacting with birds, protective clothing, masks and gloves should be worn, personal protection should be done, and direct contact with birds should be reduced (2) when cleaning the poultry house, the cleaning and disinfection procedures should be strictly implemented; Wash hands and disinfect thoroughly after cleaning; When the body comes into contact with poultry dirt, it should also be cleaned thoroughly (3) when dead birds are found, the local animal quarantine department should be informed in time (4) in case of fever, cough, sore throat, general discomfort and other symptoms, you should wear a mask and go to the fever clinic as soon as possible, and take the initiative to inform the doctor of their occupation and activity history before onset (5) wash hands frequently, ventilate frequently, pay attention to nutrition, ensure adequate sleep and rest, and strengthen physical exercise< How can poultry processors prevent h7n9 (1) clean and disinfect all worktables, equipment and appliances used for poultry preparation, and wash hands frequently< (2) the raw and cooked poultry meat should be separated. Especially some utensils, containers should also pay attention to raw and cooked separately (3) ensure that the food is cooked to a proper temperature. Avian influenza virus is generally sensitive to heat and has strong resistance to low temperature. 1t can be inactivated by heating at 65 ℃ for 30 minutes or boiling at 100 ℃ for more than 2 minutes. Fully cooked poultry / pork can be eaten. However, the virus can survive for one week at low temperature, and can remain active for more than one year in water at 4 ℃ or in the presence of glycerol (4) it is recommended to wear gloves when handling meat with damaged hands

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