Trịnh Thị Tuyết Lan, the doctor in charge of this case, said they were worried as no treatment regimen had been developed while deaths were increasing daily.
The Việt Nam Administration of Forestry has instructed province and city agriculture departments around the country to carefully monitor wildlife imports amid the public health emergency caused by the new strain of coronavirus.
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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has called on local authorities nationwide to roll out precautionary measures against avian influenza, commonly called bird flu.