Friday, February 5, 2010

HPAI outbreak in Cambodia border

Tuoi Tre Online - Friday, 5 / 2

-TT - TT - On 3-2, the Ministry of Health in Cambodia confirmed avian influenza H5N1 outbreak in the province of Takeo is adjacent to the border of Vietnam.

Phnom Penh Post reported his words led Ly Sovann, deputy director of Agency for infectious disease control in Cambodia, confirmed test result from poultry in the village Pralay, social Romenh district Koh Andeth have positive results with H5N1 virus.

The same day, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Cambodia requested the agricultural province of Takeo destroyed all live poultry within a radius of 5km and stop selling fresh poultry within 10km around the outbreak area services.

Up to 3-2, in District Andeth Koh has more than 16,000 poultry died of H5N1 infection, and 31,000 live poultry are symptoms of infection. Takeo provincial government advised people not to eat meat from infected poultry, sanitation and epidemic prevention around place to live if the fever to hospital immediately for treatment in time.

Avian influenza began to appear in Cambodia from 2005 to seven people dead.

No comments: