Friday, October 19, 2012

Bird flu outbreak in Dien Bien, Vietnam

DIEN BIEN (VNS)- Cases of bird flu have been reported in Noong Luong Commune, Dien Bien District in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien.

Director of the provincial Department of Animal Health Cao Thi Tuyet Lan said bird flu outbreaks were discovered last Friday in two households in the commune's Village 12, with nearly 720 livestock suffering from the disease.

Three days later, local authority discovered nearly 400 other livestock infected with the H5N1 virus in Village 15.

http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/social-issues/231642/bird-flu-outbreak-in-dien-bien.html