Emergency Influenza

Jun 6th 2014 at 10:57 PM

Today (14-2), a text of the Steering Committee for prevention of bird flu will be approved for emergency prevention of the risk of avian influenza A/H7N9 infection.

Profit chicken waste trafficking after drug

Pham Van Dong, Director of Veterinary Department (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development), said the discarded chicken was being transported from north to south China's Yunnan Province and two bordering Guangxi our country. The path of discarded chicken over most of the province was discovered influenza A/H7N9. Meanwhile, the transportation and disposal of chicken and animal products across the border still being made increasingly more sophisticated.

According to Minister Cao Duc Phat, the difference between the A/H7N9 virus A/H7N9 and A/H5N1 silently spread in poultry, migratory birds without leaving the obvious symptoms of disease. Detection of influenza A/H5N1 virus strains is much easier because it makes the infected flocks, so the service can be identified, localized epidemic.

Minister Cao Duc Phat said that up to this time has not discovered the A/H7N9 flu virus in VN, the most important thing is to implement all measures to prevent. Most crucial measures to prevent illegal import of poultry into the country under any kind. "It prohibits trafficking radical poultry and poultry products from unprocessed nine in VN is not simply discarded chicken ban" - he emphasized Development.

"Someone told me that emissions from China chicken trade profitable only after the drug traffickers" - Minister Phat said.

Control, continuous sample analysis

flu virus is not due to the obvious clinical symptoms in poultry, migratory birds should only be sampled continuously analyzed to detect the virus. Currently in nine provinces bordering China has 18 vets "undercover" to any two consecutive times / week took samples at markets selling poultry for testing.

In the market for live poultry dealer, periodic local markets closed to general hygiene, disinfection, including transportation. The market must keep information for traceability of poultry (where sold, where consumption). For that sells and markets poultry slaughter forced to split into two separate areas: the sale and slaughter to avoid cross-contamination. In particular, it is essential that local authorities have required dealers, poultry slaughtering equipment workwear.

Khanh Hoa: unusual performance

MSc Tran Thi Tuyet Mai - Deputy Director of Preventive Health Center of Khanh Hoa province - said three relatives regularly exposed Tuan also had symptoms of cough, runny nose, blood tests showed that the positive with the H1N1 virus. However, all three of them were cured.

Also, at the Department of Hospital Infection Khanh Hoa province is four suspected influenza patients, treated isolation, blood samples for testing at the Pasteur Institute in Nha Trang and Research Centre of Tropical Medicine University of Oxford (UK), the current results are not available. Among the most severe patients BBTX (18 years old, ethnic minorities in Khanh Son district), while moderate postpartum illness on Wednesday, are mechanically ventilated.

In written guidance departments, subordinate units to strengthen measures to prevent and handle epidemics of influenza A was sent the day 10-2, Khanh Hoa Provincial Health Department stated that the situation of human influenza A in this province tend to unexpected developments. Yet the day 13-2, Bui Xuan Minh City - director of Khanh Hoa Provincial Health Department - said: "Influenza A (H1N1) is now regarded as the normal seasonal flu, there are preventive vaccines and effective treatment regimens should result despite severe cases but the problem is not too worried. Currently, Khanh Hoa province is still "clean", no person with influenza A strains with virulent as H5N1 or H7N9 virus. "

Another concern is the amount of interest from foreign tourists flock to Khanh Hoa's spike in the beginning of 2014, including many visitors from China. Mr. Nguyen Hoa Hoi - Director of Center for International Health Quarantine of Khanh Hoa Health Department - said it had strengthened its human from 2-3 units / up 4-5 flights for inspection more closely monitor the disease situation from the outside through the ports of Cam Ranh international airport screening measures by the report from the person responsible for the flight and body temperature measured by remote temperature scanners. At the same time, the maritime border gate as Cam Ranh, Nha Trang, Van Phong is also enhanced international quarantine.

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