Wed, 24 Dec 2008 22:36
According to the report by the World Health, the influenza A H5N1 outbreaks are signs place the complex and poultry in some countries, especially Southeast Asia.
Before this information, the Department of Health and Environment (Ministry of Health) has recently sent out official Director of the Department of Health and the provincial cities of strengthening the prevention of influenza A H5N1 outbreaks, epidemiological surveillance in areas with outbreaks in poultry, early detection of suspected cases of influenza A H5N1, implementing measures isolation processing time, to thoroughly. For regional international border gate, should closely check visitors entering the region are on, not to penetrate disease.
According to the Ministry of Health, in 2008, there are 5 patients with influenza A H5N1 and all 5 were fatal. January 4 / 2008 to now is not recorded new cases influenza A H5N1, but health experts warn of return of disease risk is very large. Accrued from the country cases first (in 12/2003) is now 106 cases, 52 cases of deaths in 36 provinces / cities.