Weekly Epidemic Report (from October 16, 2017 to October 22, 2017)
From:Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning
Date:12/05/2017

 

I. Epidemic situation

During the 42nd week of 2017 (from October 16, 2017 to October 22, 2017), there were a total of 17 kinds of legal infectious diseases and a total of 1,903 cases reported, and 4 cases died in the city. The five diseases with a large number of cases are hand-foot-mouth disease, other infectious diarrhea, tuberculosis, influenza, syphilis and dysentery, accounting for 86.13% of the reported cases of legal infectious diseases.

 

II. Key epidemic situation

(I) Other infectious diarrheal diseases

A total of 478 cases were reported this week, decreased by 6.27% as compared with last week, as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1 Weekly reported cases of other infectious diarrheal diseases

 

Cases

报告发病数

Number of cases reported

2016

2016

2017

2017

近三年平均

Average in recent three years

Week

 

(II) Hand-foot-mouth disease

A total of 567 cases were reported this week, increased by 32.48% as compared with last week, as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2 Weekly reported cases of hand-foot-mouth disease

 

Cases

报告发病数

Number of cases reported

2016

2016

2017

2017

近三年平均

Average in recent three years

Week

  

(III) Human infection with H7N9 avian influenza

No case was reported in the city this week and no case died.