Friday, December 3, 2010

Warning risk of an outbreak of influenza A (H5N1) in humans
Updated 01:53, Saturday, 04/12/2010 (GMT 7)
3-12 days, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Tran Hien, Director of Central Hygiene and Epidemiology, said the risk of infection and outbreak of influenza A (H5N1) in humans is very high due to this virus are appearing on poultry in some localities, such as Nam Dinh, Nghe An ...

From the actual outbreak of avian influenza have occurred in recent years, Prof. Nguyen Tran Hien recommended, if not promptly prevent the spread of H5N1 avian influenza in birds very easily lead to influenza A (H5N1) on people, especially the Lunar New Year holiday period, when demand trade, transportation and slaughter of poultry increased.

According to statistics, from 3-2010 to date, Vietnam has not recorded new cases of influenza A (H5N1), cumulative number of influenza A (H5N1) from January 12-2003 to date is 119 cases in which 59 people died in 38 provinces and cities.

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