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. ​
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.
Health sector warns of A/H7N9 outbreak Health

Health sector warns of A/H7N9 outbreak

The Preventive Health Department under the Ministry of Health is warning the community of high avian influenza A/H7N9 outbreak risks, especially during the winter-spring season of this year.
Experts discuss ways to promote disease prevention Health

Experts discuss ways to promote disease prevention

More than 100 health, livestock and environment experts from 17 countries are discussing ways to promote collaboration in disease prevention in the face of several newly emerging diseases at a three-day workshop that began in Hanoi on October 13.
Health ministry tightens epidemic prevention measures Health

Health ministry tightens epidemic prevention measures

The Ministry of Health has tightened epidemic prevention measures amid the threat posed by dangerous diseases such as of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth and avian influenza.
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Malaysia reports first H7N9 case

The first imported Influenza A (H7N9) case was detected in Malaysia and the victim was a female tourist from China, Malaysian Health Ministry reported on February 12.