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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Vietnam

by 5m Editor
1 March 2004, at 12:00am

VIETNAM - This is a Follow-up report (No. 2) via OIE on the recent outbreak of Avian Influenza in Vietnam.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Vietnam - VIETNAM - This is a Follow-up report (No. 2) via OIE on the recent outbreak of Avian Influenza in Vietnam.

See also: 30 January 2004, 9th January 2004

Information received on 21 February 2004 from Dr Bui Quang Anh, Director, Department of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hanoi:

End of previous report period: 24 January 2004 (see Disease Information, 17 [5], 20, dated 30 January 2004).

End of this report period: 19 February 2004.

New outbreaks:

Location No. of outbreaks
An Giang 143
Bac Liêu 21
Ben Tre 60
Bình Ðinh 14
Bình Duong 19
Cà Mau 28
Can Tho 17
Cao Bang 1
Ðà Nang 23
Ðac Lac 27
Ðiên Biên 8
Ðông Nai 4
Ðông Tháp 73
Hà Nam 62
Hà Tây 51
Hai Duong 65
Hung Yên 22
Kiên Giang 8
Lai Châu 17
Lâm Ðông 8
Long An 152
Phú Tho 57
Quang Nam 22
Quang Ngãi 3
Sóc Trang 24
Son La 13
T. Thiên Huê 14
Tây Ninh 22
Thái Nguyên 27
Thanh Hoá 42
Tiên Giang 91
Tông sô 35
Trà Vinh 10
Vinh Long 42
Vinh Phúc 33
Yên Bái 24
Total 1,282

Total number of animals in the new outbreaks:

species susceptible cases deaths destroyed* slaughtered
avi ... ... ... 6,621,985 ...

Note by the OIE Animal Health Information Department: The number of birds mentioned in the 'destroyed' column includes the number of birds dead from the disease. This number does not include the data for the outbreaks in T?ng s?.

Diagnosis:

A. Laboratory where diagnosis was made: National Centre for Veterinary Diagnosis.

B. Diagnostic tests used: haemagglutination inhibition test positive on 6 January 2004.

C. Causal agent: avian influenza virus subtype H5N1.

Source: Office International des Epizooties - 27th February 2004

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