Chinese scientists on Monday sequenced the genome of the country's first imported Zika virus, helping with prevention and diagnosis.
East China's Fujian Province on Tuesday confirmed its first human infection of H7N9 bird flu virus this winter.
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.
Of the total, 285,086 cases were Class B infectious diseases, which resulted
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.
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.
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.
The mainland had a total of 598,089 identifiable disease reports and 1,369 deaths in the month of August 2015.