|Viet Nam tighten breeding regulation and vaccination popularization aims to control bird flu nationwide|
A representative from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations said
Dr. Andrew Speedy was speaking at a conference reviewing the strategy on the prevention and control of bird flu, which FAO co-hosted with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in
The FAO official also called on concerned agencies to be cautious when making any change to the strategy and pay more attention to developing human resources in response to the disease in case it becomes a pandemic.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Bui Ba Bong said bird flu outbreaks have become limited to small flocks of fowls that have not yet been vaccinated in line with requirements.
According to the Ministry, bird flu had affected 60,000 fowls in 26 provinces and cost the lives of five people so far this year.
At present, the disease is still affecting
Bird flu first appeared in