Veterinary Officer Quang Nam poison spraying, fumigation housing in the province. Photo: Van Dien
Central: Has been translated controlAfter 3 weeks of outbreak, the Quang Tri Province, Ha Tinh has basically controlled the H5N1 flu. Quang Nam province alone appears on the foot and mouth epidemic pigs.
By the way 18-2, H5N1 outbreaks occurred on six consecutive flocks in Quang Tri. Over 85,000 children infected poultry were destroyed. Veterinary science and Quang Tri provinces have concentrated epidemic besieged forces, extinguish the outbreak, organized vaccination of 1 million doses of vaccine for poultry higher risk services. Also, 4.5 tons for emergency chemical disinfection, disinfection and hygiene in the outbreak and the risk of outbreaks. Le Thi Nga, the Director of the Quang Tri Provincial Veterinary Bureau said the bird flu in Quang Tri Province is under control.
On 18-2, Dr. Pham Thanh Binh, the Director of the Veterinary Bureau said Ha Tinh province, by detecting and deploying border measures, the enclosure should prompt stamping out this time of Ha Tinh be successfully controlled the two H5N1 avian influenza outbreak in Ky Trinh (Ky Anh District) and Due Cam (Cam Xuyen district). It is known that the total poultry population of Ha Tinh province up to 5.2 million.
However, in 2011 just over no vaccine led to the avian influenza vaccination was not implemented. Ha Tinh province has made a written request to the Government, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for assistance to the province of 2 million doses of vaccine from the national reserve and has been visible support 200,000 doses of vaccine (the vaccine only satisfies 10% of demand). The province is focusing its human resources, facilities implementing vaccination, epidemic control enclosure for poultry in areas 2 Cam Xuyen and Ky Anh District.
On 18-2, Nguyen Thanh Nam - The Director of the Veterinary Department in Quang Nam Province, said veterinary services are working to implement urgent measures to control outbreaks of avian influenza H5N1, not to spread a large scale. Chiem Son outbreak in villages, communes of Duy Trinh (Duy Xuyen district) complicated because people duck on a short river section should offer spread very fast and difficult to control.Duy Xuyen district to now have nearly 11,000 ducks infected with H5N1 flu, which forced the destruction of poultry is imperative that 10,620 children. The outbreak has been veterinary spray disinfection, zoning to limit spread. First A/H5N1 flu epidemic threatens to 4.6 million birds across the province, in which risk is 858,000 ducks, the veterinary staff of Quang Nam province to declare the epidemic over the communes Duy Trinh.
While bird flu outbreaks and complicated, Quang Nam province also appeared status of the disease swine foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the area two Que Son district (18 children), Power Tables ( 43 children) and risk spreading.
Vets Trieu Phuoc commune, Trieu Phong district, Quang Tri province vaccinated poultry are at risk for H5N1 influenza. Photo: Khoi Nguyen
Can not neglectMorning 18-2, in Hanoi, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat met with members of the National Steering Committee against bird flu, discuss urgent measures to prevent bird flu tends direction spread over large areas. At the meeting, Mr. Hoang Van Nam, Director of Animal Health said avian influenza virus is circulating in the northern, central, central highlands.
For branch virus is circulating in the North, Central Highlands rate protection when vaccine inoculation Re-5 (China) was low, so from early 2011 this vaccine was stopped in the area use the above areas. However, Re-5 vaccine is highly effective in prevention in the South and the amount of reserves is sufficient for the whole region through 2012 should still be used.
The bird flu virus changes at two North - South along with the weather not unusual and the good management of the transportation of poultry outbreaks caused back and the epidemic is increasingly complex. Risk of bird flu spreading across the country, Veterinary procedures continue to import 100 million doses of emergency avian influenza H5N2 vaccine to serve prevention. It is expected to end in February of this vaccine in Vietnam.Previous situation complicated and potentially spread across the board, at the meeting, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat direction: the current time, priority is urgent anti-epidemic, prevent epidemic spread nor subjective negligence in prevention, health protection of people and minimize damage to livestock. Ministers asked the Animal Health Department sampled monitoring bird flu virus circulating in the outbreak as well as other regions across the country, concentrating on the basis of vaccination to control services, and coordinate with local the direction of this work, mobilizing all resources, using all measures to stop the epidemic.
According to the report of the Steering Committee members, from the beginning of the year, bird flu has hit 11 provinces and cities scattered extent. The total number of infected poultry is more than 12,000 children, of which about 5,000 were killed; 34,000 children are destroyed; had 2 deaths from H5N1 influenza infection in Kien Giang and Soc Trang.
Commenting on the epidemic in the near future, representatives of the Animal Health Department said the new outbreak has reduced but the risk of transmission is unavoidable when the weather is unusual, the control of the transport of held at the local level is weak, subjective thoughts neglect of local government and raising awareness of not good, local places to keep it secret services, who also eat livestock and poultry fall sick or die. These factors prevent bird flu spread easily ...
The most dangerous influenza A/H5N1
The Health Ministry said Vietnam has recently reported the first patient infected with influenza A/H3N2 swine influenza A/H5N1 but is now spreading from poultry and aquatic birds to humans is the most frightening and fear. Dr Nguyen Van Kinh, Director of Tropical Diseases Hospital National said A/H3N2 flu virus originated from pigs, although new, but not dangerous, usually the normal seasonal influenza. Therefore, most patients infected with influenza A/H3N2 were quickly cured when treated promptly.
So far, the world discovered about 10 cases of H3N2 swine flu strain and found no evidence of spread from person to person.
Dr Nguyen Van Kinh warning, danger and concern remains the most A/H5N1 flu spread from birds to humans. Through surveillance showed that H5N1 avian influenza is reported in 11 provinces throughout the country with tens of thousands of chickens, ducks sick. In particular, professional bodies continue to detect the water birds are breeding herds, sold in many places but have no signs or symptoms of H5N1 flu virus, but still. So this is the biggest threat.
Moreover, in the type of human flu, influenza A/H5N1 viruses have the most virulent, fast movements and high mortality risk. Within 2 months of the year, the country recorded two cases of influenza A/H5N1 they all die quickly after infection. Dr. Tran Thanh Duong, deputy director of the Department of Preventive Medicine said the A/H5N1 flu spread from birds, waterfowl infected with A/H5N1 flu virus to humans is strongly virulent virus, the mortality rate is very high.
At this point, the death rate from influenza A/H5N1 in humans is 100% of cases were detected. In addition, current flu vaccines are being used in Vietnam is only common flu as influenza A (H3N1, H3N2, H1N1) and no influenza A/H5N1 vaccine in humans.