China CDC

China CDC

National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China [to 06 Nov 2021]
Nov 6: Daily briefing on novel coronavirus cases in China
On Nov 5, 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps on the Chinese mainland reported 55 new cases of confirmed infections.

Targeted containment aims to curb COVID-19 while minimizing impact
Updated: 2021-11-04 | Xinhua
— Local governments are leaving no stone unturned to curb infections while minimizing the impact on people’s lives and production.
— Anti-epidemic measures such as mass nucleic acid testing, epidemiological investigations, origin tracing, targeted screening and quarantines, adjustment of medium and high-risk area classifications, have been immediately adopted to curb transmissions.
— A slew of policies and measures have been rolled out to help mitigate the impact of local flare-ups since a COVID-19 outbreak over summer affected dozens of cities.
BEIJING — Shanghai Disneyland and Disneytown reopened Wednesday, just two days after a temporary closure for epidemic prevention and control works.
On the evening of Oct 31, Disneyland issued a statement saying entry has been suspended to cooperate with COVID-19 epidemiological investigation in other provinces and cities. The notice asked guests to undergo nucleic acid testing at the exit when leaving the resort.
“I spent a memorable Halloween at the resort along with tens of thousands of visitors,” said a visitor surnamed Li who celebrated her birthday at the park with her boyfriend. “Fireworks dazzled the sky as we completed our testing, while healthcare workers were busy conducting our tests effectively,” she recalled.
A total of 66,460 tests were conducted and all results came out negative as of 8 am Tuesday, in the two rounds of COVID-19 screening within 48 hours, including all cast members and third-party employees and tourists who had visited the facility during the weekend, according to a notice issued by Shanghai’s epidemic control headquarters on Tuesday.
The efficient response by Shanghai Disneyland resort mirrored the determined efforts across the country in the face of sporadic cluster infections. Meanwhile, local governments are leaving no stone unturned to curb infections while minimizing the impact on people’s lives and production…

National Medical Products Administration – PRC [to 06 Nov 2021]
Over 2.3 bln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered on Chinese mainland
More than 2.3 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered on the Chinese mainland as of Thursday, data from the National Health Commission showed on Nov 5.

Booster shots recommended
China’s leading pulmonologists affirmed the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots and warned that elderly people should pay more attention to disease prevention, as many of them have not yet been vaccinated

China provides 1.6 billion vaccine doses for int’l community: Xi
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said China has provided over 1.6 billion doses of vaccines for more than 100 countries and international organizations to date.

Xi calls for enhancing vaccine accessibility, affordability in developing countries
China is ready to work with all parties to enhance vaccine accessibility and affordability in developing countries and make positive contribution to building a global line of defense through vaccination, President Xi Jinping said on Saturday.

Xi calls for advancing mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccines
President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for equal treatment of different vaccines and advancing mutual recognition of vaccines in accordance with the World Health Organization’s Emergency Use Listing.

CCDC Weekly – Weekly Reports: Current Volume (3)
2021-10-29 / No. 44WORLD FLU DAY ISSUE
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Editorial: Let’s Get Vaccinated for Both Flu and COVID-19: On the World Flu Day 2021
Vital Surveillances: Epidemiological and Virological Surveillance of Seasonal Influenza Viruses — China, 2020–2021
Outbreak Reports: Genetic Characterization of Two Human Cases Infected with the Avian Influenza A (H5N6) Viruses — Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, 2021
Review: Epidemiological and Genetic Characteristics of the H3 Subtype Avian Influenza Viruses in China
Review: Leveraging Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System for the COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Beyond