Vietnam will improve its readiness to prevent and cope with avian influenza under a project funded by the United States Agency for International Development.
(VOV) - Major epidemics, including bird flu, swine flu, and foot and mouth disease have been brought under control across the country since the beginning of the year.
A senior agricultural official has called on provinces nationwide to intensify measures to prevent the spread of bird flu viruses, especially the transmission of H7N9 into Vietnam as the new strain is spreading in neighbouring China.
(VOV) - Localities across the country have been warned of the possible recurrence of avian influenza in a more complicated manner.
(VOV) -Vietnam has yet to report any cases of either humans or poultry infected with the new H7N9 avian influenza strain, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Health has approved an action plan for preventing the spread of the A/H7N9 virus in Vietnam, aiming to detect the virus early and deal with epidemics promptly.
Central Danang city and Binh Dinh province are actively bracing for the fight against avian influenza H7N9 and H5N1 in the face of the diseases’ complicated developments.
The Ministry of Health's Preventive Medicine Department has warned eight provinces near the border with Cambodia to step up their prevention and control measures against avian influenza H5N1.
A highly-virulent, newly-mutated bird flu H5N1 strain is likely to spread from North Vietnam to the South at a menacing pace, warned deputy head of Animal Health Department Pham Van Dong.
Vietnam will cooperate with regional countries in controlling the H5N1 bird flu epidemic.
The avian flu epidemic has recurred in the southern province of Bac Lieu and the northern province of Ha Nam.
The southern province of Hau Giang recently detected the first outbreak of bird flu in a household raising 450 chickens in Long My district.
The Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported on the action mechanism of clade 2.3.2 avian influenza virus (H5N1) in northern provinces.
Vietnam and other five countries can only expel H5N1 avian influenza within the next 10 years, says the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in a recent report.
No new outbreaks of A/H1N1 and H5N1 epidemics have been discovered over the past month, announced the Ministry of Health on June 2.
No positive cases of A/H1N1, A/H5N1 or acute diarrhoea have been reported across the country over the past three days, the Ministry of Health (MoH) says.