Volume 20, Number 11—November 2014
Poultry Market Closures and Human Infection with Influenza A(H7N9) Virus, China, 2013–14
|Area||No. urban cases||Start date of LPM closure, 2014||End date of LPM closure, 2014|
|Shenzhen||19||Jan 31||Feb 13|
|Guangzhou||19||Feb 15||Feb 28|
|Huaiji County, Zhaoqing||3||Jan 31 or Feb 5*||Feb 18|
|Nanhai District, Foshan
||Jan 7 or Jan 13†
|Hangzhou||5||Jan 24‡||Mar 7|
|Downtown§||3||Jan 21||Mar 7|
|Xiaoshan||4||Jan 23||Mar 7|
|Ningbo downtown (4 districts)¶||6||Jan 26||Feb 18|
|Shaoxing||4||Jan 22||Feb 11|
*Only the live poultry markets (LPMs) epidemiologically linked to cases were closed Jan 31–Feb 2, 2014. All LPMs in the county were closed Feb 5–18.
†2 LPMs epidemiologically linked to cases were closed during Jan. 7–9 All LPMs in the district were closed during Jan 13–29.
‡End dates of LPM closure in these districts/cities are later than the end date of the study time horizon.
§Hangzhou includes 6 districts in the downtown area (Gongshu, Shangcheng, Xiacheng, Jianggan, Xihu and Binjiang), 2 suburban districts (Xiaoshan and Yuhang), 3 cities (Fuyang, Jiande and Linan), and 2 counties (Tonglu and Chunan).
¶Ningbo includes 6 districts in the downtown area (Haishu, Jiangdong, Jiangbei, Beilun, Zhenhai , Yinzhou), 3 cities (Yuyao, Cixi , Fenghua), and 2 counties (Xiangshan, Ninghai). Four districts included here are Haishu, Jiangdong, Jiangbei, and Yinzhou.
1These authors are joint first authors.
2These authors are joint senior authors.