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. ​
Two more A/H7N9 cases reported near Vietnam-China border World

Two more A/H7N9 cases reported near Vietnam-China border

Two more cases of A/H7N9 bird flu infection in humans were reported in China’s Zhuang Autonomous Region, near Vietnam’s northern mountainous provinces of Cao Bang and Ha Giang, according to the regional health and family planning commission.
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.
Vietnam proactive to prevent A/H7N9 avian flu Health

Vietnam proactive to prevent A/H7N9 avian flu

Vietnam has so far recorded no infections of human A/H7N9 avian flu, however, the country is promoting efforts to prevent the entry of virus, which caused a new outbreak in neighbouring China.
Health sector warns of renewed bird flu threat Health

Health sector warns of renewed bird flu threat

The Preventive Medicine Department confirmed that risk of disease spreading across borders is very high as human infections with a new avian influenza A (H7N9) virus are being reported from China.
 Vietnam alarmed at A/H7N9 influenza threat Health

Vietnam alarmed at A/H7N9 influenza threat

Vietnam has so far recorded no infections of A/H7N9 poultry influenza; however, the country is intensifying measures to prevent the virus given the new outbreak in neighbouring China.