Canton Fair launches emergency reaction plan to dengue fever
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The Eighth People's Hospital of Guangzhou is a hospital specialized in infectious diseases. After the first dengue patient was confirmed in June 15th, the hospital was assigned to receive dengue patients of Guangdong province. Till now, the hospital has adopted 25,823 patients, accounting for 80 percent of the total number in Guangdong. The cure rate of dengue fever in Guangzhou is 99.1%.


The 116th Canton Fair will open on tomorrow (Oct 15th). Approximately 300,000 domestic exhibitors and 200,000 buyers from over 200 countries and regions will attend the exhibition. In the press conference today, the press spokesman of Canton Fair and the deputy director of China Foreign Trade Center Liu Jianjun introduces that the organizers pay high attention to the prevention and control of the Ebola and Dengue fever and have already taken measures.

“We have an emergency response plan and will check the health conditions of the participants of the fair.”

“In addition, we will increase the frequency of mosquitoes-killing in big pavilions and administrative areas and provide training for the fair staff”, he said.

As for the dengue fever, Liu said the fair has already finished a comprehensive mosquito-killing. And the fair will have two more during the three phrases of Canton Fair.


Editor: Caitlin
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