Wednesday, September 12, 2012

China: New H5N1 subtype of highly pathogenic avian flu in Vietnam

[This is a translation out of China...]  
To strengthen phytosanitary strain facing Vietnam novel H5N1 avian influenza and migratory birds quarter to the advent of new avian influenza outside threat 2012-09-12

[Reports] the reporter Huang Fu-chuan / Hsinchu timing of the autumn migratory birds season, before also found that the new H5N1 subtype of highly pathogenic avian flu in Vietnam , the country analysis shows incoming cross-border smuggling, not only spread fast, higher toxicity, resulting in The seven Vietnamese provinces epidemic occurred, and has culled 180,000 poultry.

To strengthen the strain of new avian influenza outside threat, Hsinchu implementation of the high risk of avian influenza during the epidemic prevention measures, strengthen epidemic reporting suspected cases and epidemic prevention disposal and risk management as attempts to prevent the epidemic had not invaded.

Vietnam Novel H5N1 subtype virus has been different from previous H5N1 virus more pathogenic in faster propagation and spread of flocks, once the invasion industry will suffer heavy losses. Analysis of the country, a new type of virus from China and to enter Vietnam through the border smuggling of chickens.

Executive Yuan Council of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine Bureau said: Apart from strengthening domestic active and passive monitoring and early warning in China, has been consistently prohibit live birds enter the highly pathogenic bird flu, and to strengthen the implementation of the animal quarantine at airports, ports. Strengthening of preventing smuggling of animals and their products by the Coast Guard Administration and the Directorate General of Customs, Ministry of Finance, as well as to strengthen the inspection of travelers belongings to prevent entrainment infected countries of the animals and their fresh products.

The city government called on the avian influenza virus, by vehicle or personnel to carry and spread the disease, the poultry industry and practitioners to pay attention to bio- safety management as including not to go to the infected countries (such as Vietnam, China, etc.)

Visit poultry field or contact with animals, after returning thoroughly bathed and replacement clothing and shoes, in principle, a week later into the poultry farm; is another Never smuggling or the entrainment illegal agricultural and livestock products, illegal smuggling prohibited input quarantine objects, according to the prevention and control of infectious animal diseases Ordinance provisions to seven years imprisonment and a fine of 300 million and a NT, their means of transport can be confiscated.

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