The increasing demand for food and travelling during the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday will pose a high risk for bird flu outbreaks, the Preventive Medicine Department said on February 2.
The increasing demand for food and rise in travelling during the lunar New Year holidays and the festival season will pose a high risk of disease outbreaks.
Global climate change and the El-Nino phenomenon have raised the risk of epidemic outbreaks if precautious measures are not properly taken, said a health official.
The Ministry of Health has ordered local authorities nationwide to roll out precautionary measures against the spread of avian influenza, commonly called bird flu, to prevent any possible transmission to humans.
(VOV) - Hong Kong has temporarily stopped importing poultry and poultry products from Vietnam for fear of the avian flu (H5N1 and H5N6) that is occurring in Dak Lak and Dak Nong provinces.
The 12th ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting wrapped up in Hanoi on September 19, adopting several joint statements of the meeting and its related ones.
(VOV) -The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has announced the deadly avian flu strain H5N1 has been contained to isolated incidences in Vietnam.and is largely under control.
The outbreak of avian influenza has been brought under control as the number of H5N1 hotbeds has declined by 33 across Vietnam, the National Steering Committee on Bird Flu Prevention and Control said on March 11.
(VOV) -The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)’s Animal Health Department on March 5 confirmed another outbreak of the deadly H5N1 avian flu.
The Ministry of Education and Training has asked its departments, educational institutes and vocational schools to co-operate with the health sector and other relevant agencies in the fight against avian flu, especially A(H7N9).
(VOV) - The central highlands province of Gia Lai has reported its first case of A/H5N1 infection, the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported.
The northern province of Hai Duong on February 27 declared an outbreak of A/H5N1 avian influenza in Cam Che commune, Thanh Ha district.
Bird flu has struck 21 provinces and cities across the country with around 64,000 infected chickens culled, according to the latest statistics from the Animal Health Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Health Ministry has taken drastic measures to strengthen quarantine checks and the inspections of imported goods at border gates, with the aim of preventing bird flu viruses from entering the country.
The environment police nationwide will lend a hand in preventing the dangerous avian influenza currently striking other nations entering the country.
(VOV) - Hong Kong Special Administrative region authorities have banned the import of salted duck eggs from the Vietnamese provinces of Nam Dinh, Quang Ngai, Tay Ninh, Khanh Hoa, Ca Mau and Kon Tum due to growing concern about an H5N1 avian influenza outbreak.
The northern mountainous border province of Lao Cai declared an outbreak of A/H5N1 avian influenza in its Bao Thang district on February 15.
Provinces and cities are on high alert and taking all possible precautions as bird flu epidemic has broken out in neighbouring China.
The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang and southern Tay Ninh province have introduced tough measures to thwart poultry smuggling during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival in a bid to prevent the spread of bird flu in their border areas.
The Prime Minister has requested ministries, agencies and localities to combat avian influenza by cracking down on cross-border smuggling of poultry and poultry products, in the face of rising new virus strains in regional countries and territories.