Humanitarian Health Action

China health situation - Avian influenza A(N7N9)

4 July 2014 -- During the period 28 June to 4 July 2014, there were no new cases of human infection with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) virus reported from mainland China in the Western Pacific Region. WHO does not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event, nor does it recommend any travel restrictions be applied. WHO continues to work closely with national authorities and technical partners to gain a better understanding of this disease in humans and will continue to provide updated information as the situation evolves.

Earthquake hits Ya'an, Sichuan Province of China

21 April 2013 - A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Lushan County in the city of Ya’an, Sichuan Province of China, on Saturday 20 April 2013 at 08:02 (UTC). The epicenter is calculated to be 30.3 north and 103.0 east, in Longmen Township of Lushan County, which is about 116 km from Sichuan’s provincial capital, Chengdu.