Weekly Epidemic Report (from June 3, 2019 to June 9, 2019)
From:Beijing Municipal Health Commission
Date:06/24/2019

I. Epidemic situation 
During the 23rd week of 2019, there were a total of 2,268 cases of 16 kinds of legal infectious diseases reported, and 12 cases died in the city. The top five diseases with a large number of cases are Other Infectious Diarrhea, Influenza, Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, Tuberculosis and Dysentery, accounting for 81.13% of the reported cases of legal infectious diseases. 

II. Key epidemic situation 
Compared with last week, the number of cases of reported infectious diseases in this week has continued to decline. However, intestinal infectious diseases such as Dysentery, Other Infectious Diarrheal Diseases and Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease are in a high incidence season, showing an upward trend. Collective outbreak of acute gastroenteritis epidemics may occur in assembly occupancies such as schools and kindergartens.
There are many pathogens causing infectious diarrhea, including viruses, bacteria, parasites, etc. The public shall pay attention to the following daily routines. 1. Food should be boiled thoroughly and it is advised to avoiding eating raw or undercooked seafood, aquatic products. Raw vegetables and fruits should be washed thoroughly before eating. 2. It is necessary to develop a good habit of washing hands with soap and running water, wash hands before meals and after using toilet. 3. Chopping boards and knives for raw food and cooked food should be separated and cleaned thoroughly after use. 4. It is necessary to keep the environment clean at home. 5. When there are abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and other gastrointestinal symptoms, you should go to the nearest intestine clinic in time for treatment.
In addition, the "College Entrance Examination" is over this week. Parents and students traveling to other provinces or overseas countries should pay close attention to the local epidemics. Those who plan to go to Southeast Asia and other area with high incidence of dengue shall protect themselves from mosquito bites. If sudden high fever, headache, eyelid pain, joint muscle pain and other symptoms appear, you should go to the doctor promptly and tell the doctor your travel history.