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Localities told to stay alert for flu viruses, diseases

The Ministry of Health has urged all provinces and cities nationwide to intensify measures preventing influenza viruses and diseases amid the approaching Lunar New Year holiday, a move triggered by reports of avian flu outbreaks in some localities.

ASEAN Community targets better health care

ASEAN Community targets better health care

(VOV) -It is imperative to focus expressly on improving access to quality health care within the confines of accelerating socio-economic growth and cultural progress towards realising the ASEAN Community, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

H5N1 bird flu effectively controlled

H5N1 bird flu effectively controlled

(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.

Localities urged to monitor bird flu spread

Localities need to monitor bird flu virus spread and potency of vaccines, urged the National Steering Committee on Avian Flu Control at a meeting in Hanoi on March 18.

Education Ministry steps up avian flu prevention measures

Education Ministry steps up avian flu prevention measures

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).

Bird flu hits 21 provinces nationwide

Bird flu hits 21 provinces nationwide

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.

Bird flu inspections strengthened at border gates

Bird flu inspections strengthened at border gates

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.

Localities deal with cross-border illegal poultry trade

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.

Tougher measures against bird flu

Tougher measures against bird flu

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.

No MERS-CoV, H7N9 cases reported in Vietnam

No MERS-CoV, H7N9 cases reported in Vietnam

No cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and avian influenza H7N9 have been reported so far in Vietnam, a health official has said.

Epidemics under control

Epidemics under control

(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.

Intensifying bird flu prevention measures

Intensifying bird flu prevention measures

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.

Preventing recurrence of avian flu

Preventing recurrence of avian flu

(VOV) - Localities across the country have been warned of the possible recurrence of avian influenza in a more complicated manner.

No H7N9 infection cases reported in Vietnam

No H7N9 infection cases reported in Vietnam

(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.