Friday, August 30, 2013

Vietnam: No #H7N9 or #H5N1 Reported

 August 30, 2013, Excerpt:

Particularly for cases of acute respiratory infections are severe, Institute Hygiene and Epidemiology, tested 81 samples, the results do not have any positive cases of influenza A (H7N9) and influenza A (H5N1). According to a report of six provinces, key cities (Ha Noi , Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hai Phong, Lao Cai and Lang Son) shows the total number of passengers coming from China are monitoring the 35 183 people, of which 18 983 are in the air, road 14 527 people and waterways is 1,673 people. Results not reported any suspected cases of influenza A (H7N9). Tran Dac Phu also stressed the risk of epidemic influenza A (H7N9) in Vietnam penetration is huge because this strain is derived from the gene Avian influenza virus detection and virus influenza A (H7N9) in pigeons in China...

Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City has conducted monitoring in Dong Thap and Long An. Ministry of Health has allocated to the units of Tamiflu, local establishment of interdisciplinary inspection team to check, direct guide prevention and control of influenza A (H7N9) in the provinces ... 

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