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Can Tho culls 1,500 avian flu-infected poultry

Can Tho culls 1,500 avian flu-infected poultry

VOV.VN - An outbreak of A/H5N1 avian influenza has been detected in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, forcing local veterinary workers to cull 1,500 infected chickens.

Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines

Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines

The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) has completed the clinical trials of two types of seasonal influenza vaccine, which are expected to receive approval for commercial use in 2019, said Dr Le Van Be, head of the institute.

Bird flu outbreak found at a Vietnamese farm

Bird flu outbreak found at a Vietnamese farm

VOV.VN - A farm in the southern Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu was ordered to cull its flock after officials on Tuesday, August 29, identified an outbreak of the avian A/H5N1 virus.

Bird flu continues to flare up in Vietnam

Bird flu continues to flare up in Vietnam

VOV.VN - The outbreak of avian flu that decimated farmed and wild birds around the globe and in Vietnam in 2016 doesn't show signs of letting up in 2017.

Health official alerts potential human bird flu infections

Health official alerts potential human bird flu infections

Vietnam would place itself in a scenario in which human bird flu infections could has been detected so as to take drastic actions to prevent the intrusion of avian influenza viruses that are raging in next-door neighbour China, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

Mechanism boosts links in infectious disease prevention

Mechanism boosts links in infectious disease prevention

An agreement on “One Health Partnership” (OHP) framework mechanism aimed at preventing zoonotic diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans was signed among 27 Vietnamese and international organisations at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 1.

Vietnam tackles latest avian flu outbreak

Vietnam tackles latest avian flu outbreak

The H5N6 strain of avian flu, which recently reappeared in Vietnam, could easily spread to more birds and even humans, vice head of the Veterinary Department under the health ministry Dam Xuan Thanh warned at a meeting on August 26.

Hanoi steps up Ebola preventative measures

Hanoi steps up Ebola preventative measures

(VOV) - The Hanoi Health Department is strictly monitoring the highly aggressive and infectious Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to prevent it from entering and spreading widely in Vietnam.

MERS-Cov likely to enter Vietnam

MERS-Cov likely to enter Vietnam

(VOV) -The deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) may be on its way to Vietnam, spreading via tourists and immigrants from the Middle East, according to health officials.

Vietnam warned against high bird flu risk

Vietnam warned against high bird flu risk

(VOV) - Although Vietnam has not yet reported any cases of A/H7N9 avian influenza, it is facing a substantial risk of contracting the two deadly bird flu strains A/H9N9 and A/H5N1.

New A/H5N1 strain subtype found in Can Tho

New A/H5N1 strain subtype found in Can Tho

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho reported on March 13 that a new subtype of H5N1 avian influenza virus, 2.3.2.1C, has been discovered in some outbreaks in the locality.

Health sector well prepared for epidemics

Health sector well prepared for epidemics

(VOV) - Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said the sector has taken a series of drastic measures to prevent infectious diseases, including measles and avian influenza, from running rampant across the country.

A/H5N1 avian flu spreads to 16 localities

A/H5N1 avian flu spreads to 16 localities

Poultry infected with the A/H5N1 virus have been discovered in 16 provinces across the country since early this month, according to the Department of Animal Health.

Thanh Hoa province declares A/H5N1 epidemic

Thanh Hoa province declares A/H5N1 epidemic

(VOV) -The northern province of Thanh Hoa on February 19 officially declared a public health emergency as authorities scramble to cope with the rising number of A/H5N1 avian influenza cases.