Ha Tinh announces new avian flu A/H5N1 outbreak Health

Ha Tinh announces new avian flu A/H5N1 outbreak

A new outbreak of avian influenza A virus subtype H5N1 has been detected in the central province of Ha Tinh, according to the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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.
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.
Cao Bang seizes smuggled chickens from China Society

Cao Bang seizes smuggled chickens from China

Customs officers of the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang on March 5 seized nearly 1,000 breeding chickens and ducks that were being illegally smuggled into the country from China.
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.
PM calls for combined effort to fight bird flu Health

PM calls for combined effort to fight bird flu

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked for greater efforts from ministries and sectors to prevent bird flu viruses from entering Vietnam in the context of avian flu outbreaks in many countries worldwide.
Tay Ninh acts to prevent bird flu spread Society

Tay Ninh acts to prevent bird flu spread

The southwest province of Tay Ninh has directed all local authorities of its border districts to take immediate steps to prevent the spread of H5N1 bird flu and foot and mouth disease from Cambodia.