Biological Hazard in China on February 23 2016 03:30 PM (UTC).

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20160223-52203-CHN
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time February 23 2016 03:30 PM (UTC)
Last update February 26 2016 04:10 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Damage level Is not or not known Damage level

Geographic information

Continent Asia
Country China
County / State Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Settlement Hong Kong
Coordinate 22° 23.786,114° 6.570

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 3/4 - Hight
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses that can cause severe to fatal disease in humans, but for which vaccines or other treatments exist, such as anthrax, West Nile virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, SARS virus, variola virus (smallpox), tuberculosis, typhus, Rift Valley fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, yellow fever, and malaria. Among parasites Plasmodium falciparum, which causes Malaria, and Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes trypanosomiasis, also come under this level.
Disease, agent name H7N9 (highly pathogenic avian influenza)
Infected person(s) 0
Species Human
Status confirmed