More than 1,000 samples from poultry smuggled chickens discarded in the wholesale market of poultry trade are negative for H7N9 virus.
At the Steering Committee meeting national flu avian pm on 18.6, Pham Van Dong, Director of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said: More than 1,000 samples from poultry smuggled chickens discarded in the wholesale market of poultry trade are negative for H7N9 virus. Until now, the country is no longer the blue ear disease, foot and mouth disease in cattle and avian flu
Regarding the A/H7N9 influenza virus surveillance, from May 6/2012 - 2/2013, Department of Animal Health has more than 1,200 samples taken from poultry smuggled chickens discarded for analysis and testing. Number of samples positive for influenza A, but all were negative for influenza A/H5N1 and influenza A/H7N9.
Under the sponsorship of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), virus monitoring program is carried out in five provinces and cities including Hanoi, Bac Ninh, Bac Giang, Ninh Binh and Nam Dinh and sampling in 25 markets for poultry diagnostic tests for A/H7N9 flu virus.