The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has called on localities nationwide to step up preventive measures against avian flu outbreaks.
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.
Vietnam will produce its own vaccine against avian influenza A/H5N1 from 2018 to replace imported vaccines, according to the National Veterinary JSC, Navetco.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) is taking drastic measures to prevent and control dangerous infectious diseases spurred by extreme weather conditions.
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 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.
VOV.VN - H5N1 and H5N6 bird flu outbreaks are spreading in Quang Ngai and Bac Lieu province. Tens of thousands of fowls have been culled over the past two weeks. Relevant agencies are taking steps to contain the outbreak.
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.
(VOV) - Farmers around the country have been told to be on alert after a case of bird flu was confirmed at a poultry breeding farm in the central province of Thanh Hoa.
The central province of Quang Ngai’s steering committee for cattle and poultry disease prevention culled 12,000 A/H5N6 infected birds on December 18.
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.
The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has detected A/H5N6 virus in a local red pheasant farm for the first time, reported the provincial Department of Veterinary under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.