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Chinese scientists decode gene sequence of imported Zika virus


Chinese scientists on Monday sequenced the genome of the country's first imported Zika virus, helping with prevention and diagnosis.

East China province reports 1st H7N9 case this winter


East China's Fujian Province on Tuesday confirmed its first human infection of H7N9 bird flu virus this winter.

Premier Li gives instructions on epidemic prevention and control


Premier Li Keqiang gave instructions to prevent and control infectious diseases and serious epidemics, stressing that prevention is the priority while epidemics management should be coordinated with such efforts.

Infectious diseases kill 1,639 in China in Nov.


Of the total, 285,086 cases were Class B infectious diseases, which resulted

Taiwan confirms 16 new deaths caused by dengue fever


Taiwan's disease control agency confirmed another 16 deaths were caused by dengue fever, bringing the death toll since May to 174 across the island.

National notifiable disease situation in October 2015


In October 2015 (from 0:00 October 1 to 24:00 October 31), there were a total of 542,178 notifiable disease reports in the Chinese mainland, with 1,276 deaths.

Interpretation of China’s cancer prevention and treatment three-year action plan (2015-2017)


China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission, National Development and Reform Commission, and other government departments recently announced a 3-year cancer prevention and treatment plan for 2015-2017.

National identifiable disease status as of August 2015


The mainland had a total of 598,089 identifiable disease reports and 1,369 deaths in the month of August 2015.

Link: China's Central Government / World Health Organization / United Nations Population Fund / UNICEF in China

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