A group of influenza researchers and a forestry scientist were named winners of the Kovalevskaya Award 2019, a prize dedicated to outstanding female scientists.
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.
No epidemics broke out during the Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) holiday from February 2-10, according to the Ministry of Health.
A national plan on bird flu control during 2019-2025 will have a budget of VND762 billion (over US$32.6 million), it was reported at a conference in Hanoi on October 16.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An urgent meeting was held in Hanoi on February 20 to discuss measures to prevent avian influenza viruses, especially A/H7N9, which are spreading in some neighbouring countries.
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.
The northern province of Lang Son is taking various measures to prevent the cross-border transmission of diseases amidst different epidemics being reported around the world.
The Ministry of Health has asked hospitals and health clinics of cities and provinces to ensure that all patients in emergency cases receive timely treatment during the Lunar New Year Festival.
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
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, 184.108.40.206C, has been discovered in some outbreaks in the locality.
(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.
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.
(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.