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.
H1N1 flu toll in Myanmar mounts to 29 World

H1N1 flu toll in Myanmar mounts to 29

The total death toll of the seasonal influenza virus H1N1 in Myanmar has so far reached 29, said a statement from the local Health and Sports Ministry on July 4.
 Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam Business

Big pork shortage looms over Vietnam

Vietnam could have a shortfall of 500,000 tonnes of pork, or nearly 20 percent of demand, in the period until the Lunar New Year in early 2020 due to the effect of African swine flu (ASF), according to global research firm Ipsos Business Consulting.
Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks Society

Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks

Official agencies and distributors in Ho Chi Minh City have dispatched their quality management teams to major slaughtering facilities and wholesale markets to ensure that 100 percent of pork coming to the market is of good quality and without diseases, especially African swine flu (ASF).
A/H5N6 avian flu outbreak reported in Lang Son Society

A/H5N6 avian flu outbreak reported in Lang Son

A new outbreak of A/H5N6 avian influenza has been reported in Trang Dinh district, the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, said head of the provincial animal health agency Nguyen Nam Hung.
Health ministry warns of spring diseases Health

Health ministry warns of spring diseases

Health experts are advising people to take precautions to prevent epidemics and diseases that frequently occur in the first three months of the year during the humid weather and crowded festivals, said Tran Dac Phu, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine.
Vietnam-made seasonal influenza vaccines available on market Health

Vietnam-made seasonal influenza vaccines available on market

The IVACFLU-S vaccines, which have been produced in Vietnam to protect against seasonal flu such as A/H1N1, A/H3N2, and B, are now available on the market, according to the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals under the Ministry of Health.
Made-in-Vietnam seasonal influenza vaccines available Health

Made-in-Vietnam seasonal influenza vaccines available

The IVACFLU-S vaccines, which have been produced in Việt Nam to protect against seasonal flu such as A/H1N1, A/H3N2, and B, are now available on the market, the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals under the Ministry of Health has said.
Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention Health

Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US Robert Redfield signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in infection prevention and antibiotic resistance and infection surveillance related to medical care in Hanoi on December 12.