Weekly Epidemic Report (from April 1, 2019 to April 7, 2019)
From:Beijing Municipal Health Commission
Date:04/15/2019

I. Epidemic situation 
During the 14th week of 2019 (from April 1, 2019 to April 7, 2019), there were a total of 13,467 cases of 17 kinds of legal infectious diseases reported, and 3 cases died in the city. The five diseases with a large number of cases are Influenza, Other Infectious Diarrhea, Tuberculosis, Syphilis and Viral Hepatitis, accounting for 98.00% of the reported cases of legal infectious diseases. 

II. Key epidemic situation 
This week, cases of Dysentery and Other Infectious Diarrhea increased from last week. Dysentery and Other Infectious Diarrhea are common intestinal infectious diseases. From April, as the weather gradually warms up, the intestinal infectious diseases in our city will gradually rise. The citizens having symptoms of Diarrhea should go to the intestinal department at nearby hospitals in time so as not to delay or cause the spread of the disease.
At present, the city is in the high season of infectious diseases in spring with huge temperature fluctuations between day and night. Citizens shall put on enough clothing according to weather changes timely, keep a healthy lifestyle, be alert to Influenza, Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, Chickenpox, Measles and other infectious diseases so as not to affect the health of individuals or children at home. Schools and kindergartens shall continue to do inspections in the morning and noon and daily disinfection and ventilation, implement various infectious disease management systems actively, discover and report infectious disease epidemics timely, implement prevention and control measures strictly, and safeguard the health and safety of teachers and students effectively.