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.

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.

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.

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.

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.