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Poultry Market Closures and Human Infection with Influenza A(H7n9) Virus, China, 2013–14

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posted on 2023-11-03, 04:07 authored by P Wu, H Jiang, JT Wu, E Chen, J He, H Zhou, L Wei, J Yang, B Yang, Y Qin, VJ Fang, M Li, TK Tsang, J Zheng, EHY Lau, Y Cao, C Chai, H Zhong, Z Li, GM Leung, L Feng, GF Gao, BJ Cowling, H Yu
Closure of live poultry markets was implemented in areas affected by the influenza virus A(H7N9) outbreak in China during winter, 2013– 14. Our analysis showed that closing live poultry markets in the most affected cities of Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces was highly effective in reducing the risk for H7N9 infection in humans.

History

Journal

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Volume

20

Pagination

1891-1894

Location

United States

ISSN

1080-6040

eISSN

1080-6059

Language

English

Issue

11

Publisher

CENTERS DISEASE CONTROL