(VOV) - Although Vietnam has not yet reported any cases of A/H7N9 avian influenza, it is facing a substantial risk of contracting the two deadly bird flu strains A/H9N9 and A/H5N1.
(VOV) - Farmers are helplessly fielding the brunt of the widespread bird flu as it destroys agricultural prices and profits.
(VOV) - Border provinces have been required to disinfect and sterilise all border gates and crossings, as well as cross-border vehicles, to prevent the deadly avian influenza strain A/H7N9 entering Vietnam.
(VOV) - Russian farming businesses plan to penetrate the Vietnamese market as of early 2014.
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) - The Vietnamese health and agricultural sectors will need more than US$120 million to prevent and cope with an A/H7N9 epidemic.
Officials on April 26 raided a wholesale poultry market in Hanoi, in an effort to prevent the smuggling of poultry from China.
(VOV) - No positive samples of avian influenza H7N9 virus have been found in Vietnam, Deputy Head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural (MARD) Department of Animal Health, Dam Xuan Thanh has said.
(VOV) -The Ministry of Health has asked localities bordering China to keep a close watch on immigrants and prevent illegal transport of poultry into Vietnam.
(VOV) -Foot-and-mouth disease has been detected in the northern province of Bac Ninh from February 23-March 14.
The Quang Ngai provincial People’s Committee declared on August 31 that a bird flu epidemic has swept through 23 hamlets in 17 communes of five districts across the province.
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.
A number of cities and provinces across the country have declared an outbreak of avian flu, resulting in the loss of tens of thousands of poultry.
The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang has met difficulties in preventing bird flu spreading after the disease recurred nearly a month ago, resulting in a human fatality.
The Ministry of Health has called on local people to inform local authorities immediately of any sick or dead fowl they discover.
A bird flu outbreak has been detected at a poultry farm in Hai Tho village, Hai Lang district of the central province of Quang Tri.
Nearly 66,000 buffaloes and pigs, and around 155,000 poultry were culled in 2011.
Bird flu and blue-ear pig disease have spread to many provinces.
Venky’s, an Indian poultry feed producer, has officially launched a company of the same name that produces bird feed and vaccine in Vietnam.