Vietnam under threat of new diseases

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge - Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said that many new diseases have appeared in recent decades, with SARS, A/H5N1 influenza, MERS-Cov, A/H7N9 influenza, and Ebola in the past ten years and they are big threats to Vietnam.

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Lao Cai strives to wipe out A/H5N6 influenza virus

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Lao Cai strives to wipe out A/H5N6 influenza virus

The health sector of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai are working closely with the local veterinary sector and authorities to eradicate the A/H5N6 influenza virus strain.

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Localities urged to prepare for A/H5N6 virus

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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.

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Border province ordered to brace for A/H5N6 virus

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Border province ordered to brace for A/H5N6 virus

The Department of Preventive Medicine on August 25 ordered the northern border province of Lao Cai to brace for the influenza virus strain A/H5N6 as it caused human deaths in China’s Sichuan province.

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H5N6 bird flu virus found for first time in Vietnam

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H5N6 bird flu virus found for first time in Vietnam

Veterinary authorities have reported two fresh outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in the northern provinces of Lang Son and Ha Tinh for the first time in Vietnam.

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Swine flu epidemic hits Australia

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Swine flu epidemic hits Australia

The swine flu, or H1N1 virus, is sweeping through Australia with the virus accounting for the majority of the rising number of influenza cases this year, experts said Tuesday.

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Health ministry tightens epidemic prevention measures

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Health ministry tightens epidemic prevention measures

The Ministry of Health has tightened epidemic prevention measures amid the threat posed by dangerous diseases such as of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth and avian influenza.

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Vietnam among 6 Asian countries prone to H7N9 bird flu

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Vietnam is among six Asian countries vulnerable to the H7N9 avian influenza virus strain as they have many live poultry markets located inside residential areas, health experts have warned.

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Vietnam among 6 Asian countries prone to H7N9 bird flu

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Vietnam among 6 Asian countries prone to H7N9 bird flu

Vietnam is among six Asian countries vulnerable to the H7N9 avian influenza virus strain as they have many live poultry markets located inside residential areas, health experts have warned.

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Indonesia confirms second H5N1 death

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

The Indonesian Health Ministry has confirmed the second case of human infection from avian influenza H5N1 in the country this year, which claimed the life of a 33-year-old man in Jakarta.

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Ho Chi Minh City braces for MERS-CoV, H7N9

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City braces for MERS-CoV, H7N9

Medical stations in Ho Chi Minh City have been urged to increase inspections to promptly detect any patients who are suspected of having Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) or avian influenza H7N9, and swiftly contain them.

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Vietnam to bring H5N1 flu vaccine to market by year-end

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Vietnam to bring H5N1 flu vaccine to market by year-end

A group of Vietnamese researchers have finalized a process to produce a new vaccine against the H5N1 avian flu virus and expect to launch their product on the market late this year.

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H5N1 avian flu cases decline

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The number of H5N1 avian influenza cases declined significantly after agencies took steps to control the disease, according to the Animal Health Department. The country has had two recent outbreaks in Ha Noi and the northern province of Ha Giang.

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Thai Binh province holds bird flu response drill

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

A field simulation exercise against avian influenza A subtypes H5N1 and H7N9 in humans was held in the northern province of Thai Binh on April 13.

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Avian virus H5N1 returns in Laos after five years

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

Lao veterinary authorities have sent an urgent notification to the Word Organisation for Animal Health on an outbreak of avian pandemic influenza in a village in the northwestern region, marking the return of the deadly virus in the country after five years.

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