Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Vietnam: Detects new bird flu virus group

[This article goes into more detail regarding the strain in Vietnam. The post below this one was hard to understand]

August 22, 2012
 While avian influenza (CGC) continues to spread and unpredictable, the Veterinary Department (MARD) announced that it has detected a new virus group "attacked" poultry ... Afternoon 21.8, Pham Van Dong, deputy director of the Department of Animal Health said, has detected the H5N1 virus group differences with the CGC virus in 2011.

According to East, this virus group but still attached branches (group A) but there was a difference, the virulence of the virus group is the professional body research and evaluation. Currently there is no vaccine in accordance with this new virus branch. Ha Thuy Hanh, deputy director of the National Agricultural Extension Center, said: "The role of vaccines in the vaccination CGC should be reviewed, by the fact, the effect of the vaccine on the less when the virus mutate ".

 Police need smuggled into the bird up
According to the Department of Animal Husbandry, at this time, the control of the most smuggled poultry breeding is Grower chickens, ducks Grower 1 week old are difficult; times the amount smuggled poultry on up to several hundred thousand children each week. Mr. Nguyen Duc Trong, Deputy Director of Animal Husbandry Department said: There should be coordination of public security, industry and commerce and the local authorities to control the illegal import of poultry thoroughly.

 As of 21.8, CGC has appeared in five provinces of Nam Dinh and Ninh Binh, Hai Phong, Ha Tinh and Quang Binh. According to the Department of Animal Health, CGC major outbreak in the Northern and North Central provinces. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Diep Kinh Tan said: "The plans for the local response to the epidemic has been implemented quite well, but the efficiency is not high. Moreover, in fact, have tended to appear and increase highway from connection inland border. " So, Qin stressed: "The control of smuggled poultry in about 10 days back has been enhanced and effective first step. However, if not done regularly and continuously to quickly stamp out epidemics, can the end of the year we will be missing the meat and then we have to depend on imported poultry, including chicken even have gonorrhea ".

 Epidemic also machinery
Talking about the prevention and CGC in the past, Diep Kinh Tan said: "The prevention of the disease in poultry, livestock machinery. Status DAH have to "wait" local announced new service vaccinated, disinfectants ". By doing the above, CGC will continue to complicated, especially in the winter time. "If detection risk should be allocated immediately vaccines, disinfectants to stamping out and quickly surrounded vaccination as it can quickly stamping out. To the outbreak, and then announce new services allocated vaccines, disinfectants both a lot of work and cost of risk-prone but pandemic then just struggling against all year, "Qin said.

The rapid evolution of CGC, Department of Animal Health has issued guidance documents use CGC disease vaccine production by NAVETCO Company. Accordingly, for the prevention of avian influenza vaccine with high efficiency, DAH requirements, to use vaccines for chickens, ducks healthy and when injected intramuscularly or subcutaneously in position 1/3 of the bottom , back of the neck. Before injection vaccine must be stored at 2-8 ° C, avoid sunlight and use within 12 months from date of manufacture. In addition to measures to vaccination, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat has asked the Department of Animal Health drastically the local implementation of disinfection and sterilization. In particular, strengthening the implementation of measures to control the spread of disease through the purchase, sale, transportation of cattle and poultry at the border. At the same time, strict handling veterinary officer violating the provisions of law and regulations. Helpful Information Source:

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