Four provinces in Việt Nam have reported six outbreaks of bird flu, according to the Department of Animal Health.
"Việt Nam has not exported live poultry to any country yet", said leader of Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Việt Nam.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced a National Monitoring Programme for Avian Flu to prevent the spread of the virus. Two cases were recently discovered in the central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế.
A total of 5,500 ducklings tested positive for the H5N6 avian infection and other 1,000 dead ducklings were buried at the landfill site on Monday.
Kindergarten teacher Lê Thị Hồng Thanh is the veritable Florence Nightingale for local ethnic minority residents, and is always on call, helping people suffering from different ailments, from broken legs to heart attacks.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has urged ministries, sectors and localities to work hard to enhance the added-value of Vietnamese rice.
Southern provinces and cities have drawn up a plan for prevention of avian influenza A(H7N9) as requested by the Prime Minister, following several outbreaks in China.
Up to 76 per cent of pork meat sold in traditional markets in Việt Nam are slaughtered in substandard abattoirs. The rate of pork meat infected with Salmonella, a group of bacteria that can cause food poisoning, is estimated at 30-40 per cent.
There is an outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza in Hà Tĩnh City, in the central Hà Tĩnh Province, the agriculture and rural development ministry’s animal health department announced on Sunday.
Temperatures in HCM City shot up to 33 degrees Celsius last week, triggering respiratory and digestive disease and hand, foot, and mouth disease among children, according to the city’s Paediatrics Hospital 1.