Border localities urged to contain bird flu spread Health

Border localities urged to contain bird flu spread

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat has ordered localities nationwide, especially those in the northern border area, to intensify prevention measures against avian influenza strands H5N1 and H7N9, which are likely to spread in the coming time.
Health

Numerous measures taken to contain measles

The Department of Preventive Health under the Ministry of Health on February 15 launched preventive measures against measles, which took the lives of three children in the country so far this year.
PM urges action against avian flu Health

PM urges action against avian flu

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on February 14 sent a dispatch to ministries, top-level agencies and localities, asking them to make every effort in the fight against avian influenza.
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Thais warned of possible dengue outbreak

The Ministry of Public Health is giving a nationwide warning against a possible outbreak of dengue fever, especially during the 'between-seasons' period when mosquitoes are mostly found.
Localities take measures against bird flu Health

Localities take measures against bird flu

The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has promptly rolled out measures to prevent the spread of bird flu strains H7N9 and H10N8 from crossing the border from China.
Health

Can Tho makes effort to prevent measles

In the face of a high risk of measles transmission, the Preventive Health Centre (PHC) of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is promptly conducting preventive activities against measles in its districts, including a vaccination plan for local people.
Business

Hong Kong bans import of Vietnamese salted eggs

Authorities of the Hong Kong Special Administrative region have banned the import of salted duck eggs from Vietnam’s provinces of Nam Dinh, Quang Ngai, Tay Ninh, Khanh Hoa, Ca Mau and Kon Tum due to growing concern about an H5N1 avian influenza outbreak.
Can Tho city braced for avian influenza Society

Can Tho city braced for avian influenza

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has carried out drastic measures to deal with bird flu outbreaks and prevent the virus from spreading, after two people in the southern provinces of Binh Phuoc and Dong Thap died from H5N1 in January.
Health

Localities asked to brace for bird flu

The Health Ministry on February 6 sent a dispatch to Chairpersons of People’s Committees of centrally-run cities and provinces, asking them to accelerate the prevention and fight against H7N9 and other strains of the bird flu virus.
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.
Politics

PM asks for promptly implementing key tasks

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked ministers and heads of governmental agencies, as well as local authorities, to promptly carry out major tasks for this year following the recent Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, the longest annual holiday in Vietnam.
World

Philippines bans China poultry imports

The Philippines' Department of Agriculture on January 21 said that it has banned imports of poultry and related products from China after the country confirmed an outbreak of the H5N2 strain of bird flu in the northern province of Hebei, China.
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Thailand confirms no bird flu

The Department of Foreign Trade (DFT) of the Thai Ministry of Commerce has reassured the public that there are no new bird flu cases in Thailand as rumoured.