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 .
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and relevant authorities destroyed 3,475 ducks and 90 chickens infected with the A/H5N1 virus.
(VOV) -The capital city’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased slightly in March, falling 0.21 percent against the previous month but it was still 5.7 percent higher than the same period last year.
(VOV) - Bird flu has recurred in Hau Giang and Kien Giang provinces, and the epidemic is likely to spread across the Mekong Delta.
There will be a high risk of fresh bird flu outbreaks from now till the end of this year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) warns.
The bird flu epidemic has spread to 12 provinces and cities nationwide, causing two human fatalities and leaving nearly 52,000 fowl dead or culled, according to a teleconference held on February 23.
The newest bird flu hot spot has been detected in the northern port city of Haiphong, said the Animal Health Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on February 12.
The avian flu epidemic has recurred in the southern province of Bac Lieu and the northern province of Ha Nam.
A flock of ducks owned by Trinh Van Thuat in Tien Tien hamlet, Thach Quy ward, Ha Tinh province died en masse after being infected with bird flu virus, confirmed the Head of the provincial Veterinary Department, Pham Thanh Binh on January 21.