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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Vietnam: Has not produced a vaccine for poultry on strain 188.8.131.52 #H5N1 yet
Quickly stabilize people's lives, to restore production after storm
Last updated at 02:03, Wednesday, 10/31/2012
Excerpt: In two days 29 and 30-10, Nam Dinh province teams to continuous inspection, direct the remedial Typhoon No. 8, quickly restore production, stable life and living of the people.29-10, are re-pump stations to pump the water for nearly 20 thousand hectares of rice crops, vegetables winter.Provincial Military Command about a thousand officers and soldiers to help people and environmental sanitation, repair of irrigation works, traffic and the system of swamps, coastal aquaculture plan .Department of Animal Health guide people spraying disinfection for cattle, poultry, determined not to outbreak of epidemics.Department of Health and the district health center spray disinfection, drinking water treatment.In Nam Dinh city, the urban environment and industry has mobilized all officials and workers took to the streets to sanitation, to dusk 30-10, living of the people back to normal.PPC has also reported to the government and the ministries and departments of Central proposal interest and funding support to local conditions rapidly overcome the consequences caused by the storm.In the short term, the province proposed to support 500 billion and 10 thousand tons of rice production to restore and stabilize people's lives. -snip- In the meeting of the National Steering bird flu prevention dimensional 30-10, in Hanoi, DAH message: Avian flu has been controlled, the country in four communes in four districts of the two Dien Bien and Quang Ngai province.However, the worrying, the past two weeks, in addition to the two provinces are the blue ear disease is Dak Lak, Quang Nam, the country appeared to add a new outbreak in four provinces: Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, Thai Binh, Long An.Steering Committee that, despite bird flu, blue ear disease occurs sporadically, but the risk of large outbreaks, especially in the northern region.From seed smuggled situation and poultry products across borders is complex, while we have not prepared vaccines can deal with new strains of avian influenza virus (group C - the branch 184.108.40.206) are distributed along the highway from the border to the central provinces.At the meeting, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to direct the local strengthening prevention.In particular, the relevant agencies to do thoroughly, not to the state of smuggled poultry and poultry products across the border today.In addition, the veterinary industry to review and correct the veterinary forces; charting the distribution of strain has appeared in the northern provinces.Today, 31-10, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to continue meeting with the central region provinces to discuss measures to prevent and combat the disease and prevent smuggled poultry and poultry products.