VOV.VN -The sub-department of animal husbandry and veterinary medicine in Ho Chi Minh city has detected the A/H5N6 bird flu virus in 900 infected ducks .
VOV.VN - An outbreak of the A/H5N6 virus has been detected in Van Tien hamlet, Dai Ban Commune, An Duong District, Haiphong City, according to the local Department for Breeding and Animal Health.
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.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) is taking drastic measures to prevent and control dangerous infectious diseases spurred by extreme weather conditions.
Three more avian flu outbreaks have been recorded in the Central Highlands provinces of Dak Lak and Dak Nong, according to the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Following quick avian flu tests in the northern province of Lang Son, negative results were recorded at the biggest market of Gieng Vuong and That Khe market – the nearest to the border with China.
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the central province of Thanh Hoa has urged localities at different levels to strengthen their monitoring of A/H7N9 avian flu.
VOV.VN - Another case of avian influenza, also known as bird flu, has been reported in Vietnam, health officials said on April 4.
Tonnes of poultry are illegally traded and slaughtered daily in Hanoi’s markets raising public concern over the spread of avian influenza in the capital.
An outbreak of A/H5N6 virus has been detected in the central province of Quang Tri, according to the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on March 20.
The northern border province of Lang Son held a drill on dealing with outbreaks of A/H7N9 and other high-pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Cao Loc district on March 17.
The Hanoi Health Department has announced two hotlines, 0949396115 and 0969082115, for H7N9 avian flu prevention, heard an online meeting on plans to prevent diseases in humans in Hanoi on March 7.
Two more cases of A/H7N9 bird flu infection in humans were reported in China’s Zhuang Autonomous Region, near Vietnam’s northern mountainous provinces of Cao Bang and Ha Giang, according to the regional health and family planning commission.
The northern border province of Lang Son has implemented a plan on urgent response to dangerous avian flu strains that are able to transmit to human as the A/H7N virus is ravaging Chinese localities bordering the province.
The Ministry of Health has warned of the possible intrusion of avian influenza A (H7N9) into Vietnam as the virus is raging in neighbouring China and Cambodia.
The HCM City administration has asked local authorities to urgently take preventive measures against a possible A/H5N1 bird flu outbreak.
The northern province of Nam Dinh is making efforts to curb outbreaks of the A/H5N1 avian flu virus, which have been recorded in Vu Ban and Truc Ninh districts.
The Ministry of Health has promulgated an action plan to prevent A/H7N9 avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam, with the focus placed on early detection, timely treatment and limiting death toll.
The northern border provinces of Lao Cai and Lang Son have intensified measures to prevent A/H5N1, H5N6 and H7N9 avian influenza from entering Vietnam as the viruses are spreading in neighbouring China.
The Department of Animal Health and Livestock Production of the Mekong Delta province of Long An has increased preventive measures against A/H7N9 and other virus strains entering its border gates with Cambodia, said Phan Ngoc Chau, head of the department.