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Saturday, August 17, 2013
Vietnam: #H7N9 flu warning from China
Translation [this article speaks of both H7N9 and H5N1]
TP - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat has an urgent public, asking the provinces to strengthen inspection, to prevent spread of bird flu across the border, especially with China, Cambodia.
Accordingly, the fierce local needs, prevent infection with avian influenza viruses, particularly prohibits transport, trade, slaughter and consumption of poultry and poultry products smuggled across the border, including the form of donation of border residents.At the same time, discovered struggle, not abet the sale of such products in Vietnam.
According to MARD, health authorities in China have confirmed the deaths 45th out of 134 people infected with H7N9 from this year, including cases of disease in Guangdong Province, near the northern border of our country .In Cambodia discovered 2 new cases of H5N1 flu virus, to date 11/16 cases were fatal disease.