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Topic - Avian Influenza Report August 1, 2017)
Posted: August 02 2017 at 1:23pm By arirish
Finally, a week with zero new human cases!

Avian Influenza Report

VOLUME 13, NUMBER 30
Reporting period: July 23, 2017 – July 29, 2017 (Week 30)
(Published on August 1, 2017)

Summary
1. Since the previous issue of Avian Influenza Report (AIR), there were no new human cases
of avian influenza A(H7N9). Since March 2013 (as of July 29, 2017), there were a total
of 1557 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) reported globally. Since October 2016
(as of July 29, 2017), 751 cases have been recorded in Mainland China.

2. Since the previous issue of AIR, there were no new human cases of avian influenza
A(H5N6). Since 2014 (as of July 29, 2017), 16 human cases of avian influenza A(H5N6)
were reported globally and all occurred in Mainland China. The latest case was reported
on December 1, 2016.

3. Since the previous issue of AIR, there were no new human cases of avian influenza
A(H5N1). From 2011 to 2016, 10 to 145 confirmed human cases of avian influenza
A(H5N1) were reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) annually (according to
onset date). In 2017, there have been so far three cases in Egypt