After Vietnam’s pork industry was hit hard by the outbreak of African Swine Flu and COVID-19, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) say they will increase pork imports to reduce prices for the domestic market.
Pork from Brazil, the U.S. and Poland, mostly bones and neck, has been pouring into Vietnam at lower than domestic prices.
VOV.VN - Residents across the northern province of Hung Yen have been forced to cull a number of their pigs, with much of their livestock having contracted African Swine Fever (ASF).
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is working with authorities to prevent the infiltration of the fast-spreading African Swine Flu into Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The Health Department in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on August 14 announced that it has recorded one more death caused by the swine flu A/H1N1.
The Health Department in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on August 9 announced that it has recorded a death caused by the swine flu A/H1N1.
Two more people in Ho Chi Minh City and the southern province of Tay Ninh have reportedly died from the swine flu virus A/H1N1, whose return last June has raised great public concern.
Provinces in the Mekong Delta are taking measures to prevent the spread of swine flu A/H1N1 in the region.
Swine flu A/H1N1 is one of the three most common seasonal influenza strains in Vietnam, with at least five deaths recorded since the beginning of this year.
Ho Chi Minh City residents have been heading to local medical centers to receive vaccination of A/H1N1 influenza after three people have recently died of the respiratory disease in the metropolis.
The Cho Ray Hospital has announced that 12 of its patients have been infected with the influenza virus A/H1N1 so far.
A medical center in Ho Chi Minh said on June 8 that one of its patients who died on May 30 had tested positive for influenza virus A/H1N1, making her the first swine flu casualty reported in the country in the past couple years.
(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.
(VOV) - A local resident in Phu Tho village, Tam Nong district of the southern province of Dong Thap has died of A/H1N1 influenza, the provincial Health Department reported on April 4.
(VOV) - Three more swine flu cases have been confirmed in the northern mountain province of Lao Cai, bringing the total number of infections to eight.
(VOV) - The General Hospital of the Central Highland province of Lam Dong has quarantined a 53-year-old man infected with the swine flu strain A/H1N1.
(VOV) - A 23-year-old man from the northern mountain province of Yen Bai has been confirmed dead at Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi after contracting swine flu.
The Vietnam Preventive Medicine Department has announced the first case of human infection with the pig-related A/H3N2 flu virus based on the results of tests by the national flu centre under the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute.
The Heath Ministry has quoted sources from the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute confirming that a new kind of porcine flu virus, A/H3N1, has appeared, apparently a combination of the pig-related A/H1N1 and A/H3N2 flu viruses.
The A/H1N1 flu pandemic is easing with the number of suspected and positive cases declining drastically in recent weeks, said National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemilogy director Nguyen Tran Hien.