Wednesday, July 12, 2017

NHFPC Announces 35 H7N9 Cases (13 Deaths) For Month Of June


Once a month, usually between the 10th and the 15th, China's  NHFPC (National Health & Family Planning Commission) releases a bare-bones listing of the previous month's reportable infectious diseases across Mainland China.
These summaries are very short - with an attached list of over 3 dozen infectious diseases - providing only country totals, and number of deaths recorded.
With their 5th H7N9  flu season beginning in October, today's is the 9th report of this 5th Epidemic season, which are summarized below. 
October          2 H7N9 cases,    1 death

November:       6 H7N9 cases,    0 deaths

December:   106 H7N9 cases,  20 deaths
January:       192 H7N9 cases,  79 deaths

February      160 H7N9 cases,   61 deaths

March            96 H7N9 cases,    47 deaths
                  April              81 H7N9 cases ,   24 deaths
                  MAY              72  H7N9 cases,    37 deaths
                  JUNE            35  H7N9 cases     13 deaths
                 5th Wave     750 H7N9 cases,   282 deaths
Last month's cases (n=35) are nearly 4 times greater than in any month of June since the H7N9 virus emerged in 2013. For the 7th month in a row, China reports no other (H5) human infections.

The (translated) text and a modified chart (highlight mine) from today's NHFPC report follows:
June 2017 National Notifiable Infectious Diseases Overview
Published: 2017-07-12

June 2017 (at 0:00 on June 1, 2017 to June 30 24 pm), the country (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, the same below) reported a total of 802,079 cases of legal infectious diseases, the death of 1664 people. Among them, the CPI infectious diseases as plague, cholera no morbidity, mortality reports. B infectious SARS, diphtheria, polio and no human infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza morbidity, mortality report, the remaining 22 infectious diseases were reported incidence of 325,015 cases, 1630 people died. Five of the disease before the reported incidence were viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, syphilis, bacterial and amoebic dysentery and gonorrhea, accounting for 92% of the total reported cases of class B infectious diseases.

Period, filariasis Class C infectious disease, deaths have been reported, and the remaining 10 infectious diseases incidence of 477,064 cases were reported, 34 people died. The former three diseases were reported incidence of foot and mouth disease, other infectious diarrhea and mumps, accounting for 94% of the total reported cases of class C infectious diseases.