Saturday, October 23, 2010

Vietnam: Quang Ngai - Another Outbreak H5N1

We previous reported H5N1 in Nghia Ha, Tu Nghia district (Quang Ngai) here on October 15th.

On October 21st, we reported it in Tu Nghia district and Truong Dinh Mau here

We reported the addition of Dengue in the same districts on October 22nd. That can be found here

Today we have a fourth outbreak in Quang Ngai, in Tran Dinh Mau, for a total of more than 10,000 ducks & chickens sick.

(NLD) - Veterinary Medicine Department of Quang Ngai province say 23-10 days after a positive test result influenza A/H5N1 in 3-month-old ducks, Tran Dinh Mau (Nghia Dong, Quang Ngai City) , local authorities have destroyed the whole flock of his sick son 3000 Mau

Thus, from September to now, in Quang Ngai province had four outbreaks of bird flu with more than 10,000 ducks and chickens are sick.

Most chickens and ducks in this outbreak was not caused by A/H5N1 influenza vaccination has no vaccine. "Because there is no vaccine to vaccinate the poultry disease detection, we only have destroyed the whole flock" - Nguyen Van Thuan, Department of Animal Health Department deputy Quang Ngai province, said.

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