Weekly Epidemic Report (from December 31, 2018 to January 6, 2019)
From:Beijing Municipal Health Commission
Date:01/21/2019

 

I. Epidemic situation

During the 1st week of 2019 (from December 31, 2018 to January 6, 2019), there were a total of 21,914 cases of 16 kinds of legal infectious diseases reported, and 4 cases died in the city. The five diseases with a large number of cases are Influenza, Other Infectious Diarrhea, Scarlet Fever, Tuberculosis and Hand-foot-mouth Disease, accounting for 98.68% of the reported cases of legal infectious diseases.

 

II. Key epidemic situation

At present, the city is in the high season of influenza, and it is recommended to maintain good personal habits and environmental hygiene. It is suggested to use a handkerchief or paper towel to cover your mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing, to avoid infecting others by spray, and do not go to crowded place. Influenza patients should wear masks at home or outdoor to avoid infecting others. If symptoms are getting worse, please choose a competent medical institution for treatment.