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A/H5N2

Health official alerts potential human bird flu infections

Health

Health official alerts potential human bird flu infections

Vietnam would place itself in a scenario in which human bird flu infections could has been detected so as to take drastic actions to prevent the intrusion of avian influenza viruses that are raging in China, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

Gov’t orders tightened measures to prevent bird flu

Health

Gov’t orders tightened measures to prevent bird flu

The Prime Minister has requested ministries, agencies and localities to strengthen the fight against avian influenza by cracking down on cross-border smuggling of poultry and poultry products, in the context of the rise of a wide range of new virus strains in regional countries and territories.

Philippines bans China poultry imports

World

Philippines bans China poultry imports

The Philippines' Department of Agriculture on January 21 said that it has banned imports of poultry and related products from China after the country confirmed an outbreak of the H5N2 strain of bird flu in the northern province of Hebei, China.