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Vietnam reports outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in north

The virus was detected at a backyard location with 1,135 birds, directly killing 300 birds, with the rest of the flock slaughtered.

Asia continues battle as Vietnam declares free of bird flu

Vietnam's agriculture ministry announced in late May that the country was free of the H5N1 virus after weeks of no ...

Vietnam destroys 2,500 ducklings smuggled from China as bird flu scare looms

Vietnamese laws stipulate that any illegal goods have to be destroyed by crushing or burning.
March 30, 2017 | 02:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam halts US poultry imports to prevent bird flu spread - govt

The suspension may affect supply to restaurants in major cities, but it may provide some relief to domestic chicken. 
March 11, 2017 | 01:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnam slaughters chickens following latest bird flu outbreak

Quang Ngai Province have culled 23,000 birds since last month in an effort to contain the virus.
March 09, 2017 | 12:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnam raises bird flu alert for fear of human infections

Poultry smuggling over the border with China poses a severe risk to animals and people.
March 04, 2017 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

Deadly H5N1 bird flu strain reported in northern Vietnam

The virus strain has killed 65 people in Vietnam since it recurred in 2003.
March 02, 2017 | 08:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam forms emergency response teams as bird flu ravages China

Animal health officials are concerned about poultry smuggling in Hanoi and several border provinces.
February 28, 2017 | 09:46 am GMT+7

Bird flu spreads its ugly wings as Vietnam battles to contain outbreaks

Poultry smuggling over its borders has made it harder for Vietnam to prevent the virus from spreading.
February 23, 2017 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Bird flu returns to Vietnam; outbreaks kill thousands of poultry

Nearly 6,000 chickens have been killed or culled after four months of no reported cases.
February 21, 2017 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Vietnam wary as China grapples with deadly bird flu outbreak

China has reported 340 human cases of the H7N9 virus while another dangerous strain is taking its toll in Cambodia.
February 18, 2017 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam raises border alert following Cambodia bird flu outbreak

There’s a very high risk of the deadly virus spreading given the hot weather and busy border trade.
February 17, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7