Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet Health

Bird flu outbreak casts pall over Tet

The Ministry of Health has urged municipal and provincial people’s committees, health departments and citizens across the country to take preventions against a possible bird flu over the next 16 days ahead of the Lunar New Year and duringthe first months of the new year. ​
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.
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.
Health

Health sector braces for disease outbreaks during Tet

The health sector will take drastic measures to prevent disease and ensure food safety and access to healthcare during the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference on February 5.
Localities urged to prepare for A/H5N6 virus Health

Localities urged to prepare for A/H5N6 virus

Localities throughout the country should reinforce controls and inspections of poultry raising sites to prevent an outbreak of the A/H5N6 influenza virus strain, while taking preventive measures, an official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said.
Lao Cai detects H5N6 virus in domestic fowls Society

Lao Cai detects H5N6 virus in domestic fowls

The northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has detected A/H5N6 virus in a local red pheasant farm for the first time, reported the provincial Department of Veterinary under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Health

Bird flu inspections strengthened at border gates

The Health Ministry has taken drastic measures to strengthen health checks and the inspections of imported goods at border gates, with the aim of preventing bird flu viruses from entering the country.
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.
Society

Localities deal with cross-border illegal poultry trade

The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang and southern Tay Ninh province have introduced tough measures to thwart poultry smuggling during the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival in a bid to prevent the spread of bird flu in their border areas.