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Infectious Diseases Claim 16,744 Chinese People in 2015: National Report

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  February 22, 2016 at 7:20 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
A total of 16,744 people died as a result of infectious diseases in China in 2015, revealed official data.

"In 2015, there were more than 6.4 million cases of infectious diseases reported," said the National Health and Family Planning Commission.
 Infectious Diseases Claim 16,744 Chinese People in 2015: National Report
Infectious Diseases Claim 16,744 Chinese People in 2015: National Report
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Of the total, 13 cases of cholera, categorized as a Class A infectious disease under China's Law on the Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, were reported with no deaths.

‘In 2015, there were more than 6.4 million cases of infectious diseases reported in China. A total of 16,744 people died as a result of them.’
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More than three million cases were classified as Class B infectious diseases, which resulted in 16,584 deaths. HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, rabies, hepatitis and human infection of H7N9 avian influenza accounted for 98.55% of deaths in this category.

Source: IANS
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