Lang Son holds bird flu prevention drill  Health

Lang Son holds bird flu prevention drill

The northern border province of Lang Son held a drill on dealing with outbreaks of A/H7N9 and other high-pathogenic avian influenza viruses in Cao Loc district on March 17.
Avian flu reported in Mekong Delta province Society

Avian flu reported in Mekong Delta province

Avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 appeared in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh as 177 chickens in Phong Thanh commune, Cau Ke district, were tested positive for the virus, the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development affirmed.
Health

Proactive actions against bird flu ordered

A senior official of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has warned of a high risk of avian influenza A/H5N1 spread in the country before and after the Lunar New (Tet) holiday.
World

China reports 45 dead from H7N9 bird flu

The new H7N9 bird flu strain has killed 45 people on the Chinese mainland since the first human infection was confirmed in late March, reports the official Xinhua news agency.
Vietnam becomes vaccine self-sufficient Health

Vietnam becomes vaccine self-sufficient

Vietnam is now able to produce 10 out of the 11 vaccines used in the expanded immunisation programme for children, said Health Deputy Minister Nguyen Thanh Long on December 14.
Vietnam pledges to wipe out bird flu Society

Vietnam pledges to wipe out bird flu

Vietnam will continue its efforts and cooperation with the international community to prevent and respond to the H5N1 flu and strive to stamp out the lethal virus in the next 2-3 years.
Hanoi hosts bird flu plenary meeting Society

Hanoi hosts bird flu plenary meeting

A plenary meeting of the Partnership for Avian and Human Influenza (PAHI) was held in Hanoi on March 8, co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Bui Ba Bong and United Nations Resident Coordinator in Vietnam John Hendra.