Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities Health

Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities

Outbreaks of A/H5N1 and A/H5N6 avian influenza, which is transmittable to humans, have been reported in 13 communes of 11 localities nationwide from the start of 2019, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Preparations made to cope with swine fever Health

Preparations made to cope with swine fever

A reaction plan to the African swine fever (ASF) is being developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development after pigs were found infected with the disease in neighbouring countries.
VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets Health

VN hospitals fall short of infection control targets

Hospital infection control is a major concern for health care providers and patients all over the world. Preventing such infections is a critical aspect of improving hospital safety, heard a recent conference in Hanoi.
Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet Health

Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet

The Ministry of Health has urged municipal and provincial people’s committees, health departments and citizens across the country to take preventions against a possible bird flu over the next 16 days ahead of the Lunar New Year and duringthe first months of the new year. ​
Cattle foot-and-mouth disease put under control Society

Cattle foot-and-mouth disease put under control

The cattle foot-and-mouth disease type A has been put under control in the country with only one hotbed left in Ia Sal Commune, Ayum Pa Town in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai as of August 11.
Ministry announces Vietnam free of bird flu Health

Ministry announces Vietnam free of bird flu

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Animal Health Department has declared that all provinces and cities nationwide are free of avian flu, with no new outbreak detected.