Last quote by Ian Mackay
As scientists, we should be watching this outbreak and the effectiveness of any control measures. We don't have a vaccine available for H7N9 in humans, but we do have effective antivirals. So far, the virus does not spread well between humans. As members of the public, who do not seek out live poultry from markets in China, we have almost nothing to worry about from H7N9 right now.feedback
Ian Mackay has been quoted 4 times. The two most recent articles where Ian Mackay has been quoted are Spread of H7N9 Bird Flu Worries Officials in China and Proliferation of bird flu outbreaks raises risk of human pandemic. Most recently, Ian Mackay was quoted as having said, “An important factor in the past waves of H7N9 cases among humans in China has been rapid closure of live poultry markets. This season there seems to have been a slower response to the outbreak, which may be leading to greater numbers of human exposures to infected birds.”.
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Quotes by Ian Mackay
Feb 15 2017
An important factor in the past waves of H7N9 cases among humans in China has been rapid closure of live poultry markets. This season there seems to have been a slower response to the outbreak, which may be leading to greater numbers of human exposures to infected birds.feedback
Jan 26 2017
Influenza is a very tough beast because it changes all the time, so the ones we're tracking may not include one that suddenly emerges and takes hold.feedback
Jan 26 2017
Right now, it's hard to say whether we're doing enough (to keep on top of the threat). I guess that while it isn't taking off, we seem to be doing enough.feedback
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