Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Vietnam: Ca Mau Province: 6 poultry samples positive for #H5N1

Vietnam has the strain in the Northern and Central sections of the country. Ca Mau Province is in the South. I will try and determine if that strain has reached Southern Vietnam.

04/09/2012, 08:25:16 3-9, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ca Mau Province said, recently discovered six poultry samples positive for influenza H5N1, in Tran Van Thoi Thoi Binh and Ca Mau City. For disease control, Ca Mau province has instructed relevant agencies to consolidate Steering prevention services at all levels; establishment inspection especially in high-risk areas, check , regular transport and trade of poultry and livestock in the area ... Provincial Health proactive measures to prevent and combat the H5N1 flu. * Afternoon 3-9, Tran Hung, Deputy Sub-Department of Animal Health, Ha Tinh province, said up to this point in Ha Tinh province has basically successfully controlled the outbreak of avian influenza and not to detect outbreak new influenza. From the end of the month 7-2012, outbreak of bird flu outbreak in Ha Tinh mainly in Cam Xuyen district, Thach Ha, then add some communes in Ky Anh District, Can Loc district, Ha Tinh ... made more than 30,000 poultry (chicken, duck) infected and sick death and destruction. Central and provincial level more than 1 million doses of vaccine, more than 2,500 liters of chemicals to epidemic prevention institutions. Known, the total poultry population of the province of Ha Tinh up to 5.2 million children. D.Tuyen - D.Quang Source: SGGP Online

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