The Ninh Thuan provincial adminsitration began Thursday culling around 100,000 swifts raised for profitable nests at a local farm after the influenza A (H5N1) virus has been found among them for the first time in Vietnam and the world.
vendredi 19 avril 2013
samedi 6 avril 2013
Vietnam’s Ministry of Health on April 5 sent an urgent dispatch to chairpersons in cities and provinces across the country for immediate implementation of preventive and precautionary measures against H7N9 virus, with reports of a more complicated development of the strain.
lundi 2 avril 2012
Vietnam may have contained the fatal bird flu outbreak that raged in the late 2000s but it is still struggling with new cases of the disease that have puzzled experts in the communist country.
vendredi 9 mars 2012
Hanoi authorities announced an outbreak of bird flu last week, one week after it was known that thousands of culled ducks had tested positive for the H5N1 virus.
dimanche 19 février 2012
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is concerned with the spread of bird flu in 11 provinces and cities across the country, with fear of it spreading even further in the near future, as a result of unfavourable weather conditions and lack of suitable vaccines.
dimanche 5 février 2012
A Vietnamese official on Thursday confirmed the country's second human death from bird flu in less than a month, after it went nearly two years with no reported fatalities.
lundi 5 septembre 2011
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Monday warned about a new mutant strain of the deadly bird flu H5N1 virus in China and Vietnam, saying there could be a "major resurgence" of the disease.
mercredi 24 mars 2010
Though bird flu has recurred in Vietnam and claimed two deaths this year, the sale of live chicken and other fowl that have not been quarantined and tested is still popular.
samedi 27 février 2010
HANOI - A vietnamese woman who slaughtered and processed sick poultry has died from bird flu, the first fatality from the avian influenza virus this year in Vietnam, the Health Ministry said.
vendredi 20 mars 2009
HANOI - A three-year-old boy infected with the H5N1 bird flu strain has died in southern Vietnam, a state-run online newspaper reported on Thursday, the country's third human fatality from the poultry virus this year.
dimanche 1 mars 2009
A 32-year-old Vietnamese man infected with H5N1 bird flu has died in a hospital in the capital, a state-run newspaper reported on Friday.
lundi 9 février 2009
A melee broke out in northern Vietnam when more than 100 villagers prevented authorities from destroying chickens to stop the spread of bird flu, officials said Sunday as the country announced its second H5N1 case.
vendredi 6 février 2009
HANOI — The H5N1 strain of bird flu has been reported in more localities across Vietnam, raising fears of a possible epidemic, official and media reports said Friday.
mardi 3 février 2009
HANOI — Vietnam's capital Hanoi has banned the transportation of poultry and cattle on motorbikes and bicycles for fear it could help spread epidemics, state media said Tuesday.
lundi 2 février 2009
Hanoi - Hundreds of ducks have contracted avian flu in Vietnam's southernmost province, local officials said Monday.
samedi 31 janvier 2009
HANOI - A 32-year-old Vietnamese man has been hospitalised in the country's southern Mekong Delta with pneumonia and doctors suspect he may have caught bird flu, a state-run newspaper said on Saturday.