Bird Flu in Ca Mau

The Department of Animal Health officially announced a bird flu outbreak in Ca Mau province, at Viet Nam’s southern tip, yesterday.

Poultry in bird flu area are kept under close control

Avian flu has broken out amongst a flock of ducks in the Tran Van Thoi District. Test results showed the H5N1 virus was present on 85 unvaccinated ducks, all of which were 20 days old.

All poultry in the infected area has been killed and the local authorities are keeping the area under close surveillance.

Nearly 14 million poultry in different localities have been vaccinated in Viet Nam’s first vaccinations of 2007.

By Minh Truong - Translated by Uyen Phuong

Other news

Most view

HCMC to have human milk bank in first quarter of 2019

HCMC to have human milk bank in first quarter of 2019

With the support of the international nonprofit organizations PATH and FHI 360 (through the Alive & Thrive initiative), Tu Du Maternity Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City is preparing to open the human milk bank in the first quarter of 2019, the Department of Health has said.