Publish Date: 2011-11-03
Chinese health authorities said that as of 5 p.m. April 6th, the country had reported a total of 20 H7N9 cases, including six that have ended in fatalities. In case of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza, BGI actively participated in the study of virus and immediately open the emergency channel. Currently, BGI has established a rapid detection platform, can detect sample accurately within 36 hours. BGI also build a Genome Database of influenza and major infectious diseases, it can make timely response to a variety of public health emergencies.