Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Vietnam: Proactive Defense Against "New Flu"

Department of Preventive Health (MOH) has the power to send the Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Pasteur Institute of proactive prevention and intrusion New flu spreads in Vietnam.

The request came after the Center for Prevention and Disease Control notified the United States, at Iowa State 23-11 days of this country have found three cases of new influenza strain is identified by recombinant from strains of influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in 2009 and influenza A (H3N2) derived from pigs.

For proactive intrusion prevention and spread in Vietnam, Department of Preventive Medicine Institute requested the Hygiene and Epidemiology, Institut Pasteur strengthening activities quarantine borders, particularly those with track fever, flu syndrome from epidemic areas.

At the same time, strengthen monitoring of cluster flu, suspected cases of severe pneumonia caused by viruses in the community, particularly the monitoring of key national influenza, early detection of changes and the prevalence of micro- influenza.

In addition, the need to actively coordinate with the World Health Organization (WHO), Center for Prevention and Disease Control United States for technical assistance in monitoring, detecting the virus on.

BA staff regularly monitor and update the epidemic to plan and respond promptly report prescribed diseases.

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