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Preparedness, surveillance and response

Six new locations in Kelantan with avian flu

Avian flu H5N1 has been detected in six new locations in Kelantan, as the authorities foiled multiple attempts to smuggle chickens out of the affected areas. The total number of locations affected by H5N1 increased from 28 to 34 in just a single day

March 27, 2019
The Star Malaysia

Health Ministry warns of bird flu

The Ministry of Health in Cambodia warned people to be aware of the new avian influenza strain H7N9, which has spread to poultry in China and neighbouring countries. Health Ministry spokesman Ly Sovann said that in the past two years, Cambodia has not had any cases of avian influenza H5N1 infecting people, despite it spreading to poultry in Svay Rieng province early this year. However, he said officials are concerned about the new avian flu H7N9, which has been spreading in China, Vietnam and Laos

July 25, 2017
Khmer Times

Vietnam reports outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in north: OIE

Vietnam has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu among backyard birds in the northern province of Ha Nam, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said, citing a report from the Vietnamese farm ministry. The virus was detected at a backyard location with 1,135 birds. It directly killed 300 birds, with the rest of the flock slaughtered, the report said

July 12, 2017

Kelantan almost free from H5N1

Kelantan is close to being declared H5N1-free now that it has passed 72 days without any new cases of the bird flu, the Veterinary Services Department director-general, Dr Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan Nizamm said that if there were no cases after 90 days, the state can be declared free of the virus

June 10, 2017
The Star

Taipei poultry market confirmed to have H5 avian flu cases

Five batches of chickens slaughtered at a wholesale poultry market in Taipei have been confirmed to be infected with avian flu, the Taipei City Animal Protection Office said

May 8, 2017
Focus Taiwan
May 9, 2017
Taipei Times, Vtv.vn

Tiêu hủy gần 3.600 con gia cầm bị cúm H5N1

An avian flu outbreak in Vietnam, in Dak Lak province, has led to the destruction of 3,475 ducks and 90 chickens all infected with the H5N1 virus 

May 2, 2017

Iran, Vietnam report more H5N1 outbreaks

The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus has struck birds in Iran and Vietnam, as H5N8 outbreaks continue in Europe, including at a large poultry farm in Sweden, according to the latest notification from

April 26, 2017

Iran has reported an outbreak of contagious H5N1 bird flu virus in backyard ducks in the norther...

Iran has reported an outbreak of contagious H5N1 bird flu virus in backyard ducks in the northern part of the country OIE reported, citing a report from the Iranian agriculture ministry

April 24, 2017

Cathedral falcon had bird flu

A peregrine falcon which was semi-domesticated at Uppsala Cathedral in Sweden has died of bird flu virus H5N8. It was found dead on the steps just outside the church

April 5, 2017
Upsala Nya Tidning, Sverige Radio, svt, HD

H5N1 outbreak reported in Hà Tĩnh

There is an outbreak of H5N1 avian flu in Ha Tinh City, in the central Ha Tinh Province, the agriculture and rural development ministry’s animal health department has announced

March 27, 2017
Vietnam News, Vietnam Plus

Vietnam reports new bird flu outbreak

H5N1 virus has hit Vietnam’s southern Can Tho city, raising the number of bird flu-hit localities in the country to six

March 22, 2017
xinhuanet, Voice of Vietnam

Kelantan declares 'state disaster' as H5N1 outbreak spreads

The H5N1 avian flu outbreak in Kelantan has spread to two more districts, Pasir Putih and Bachok besides Kota Baru and Pasir Mas, the new villages affected are in Bachok. The media said ‘this is the first avian influenza outbreak in ten years,’ with some speculating ‘ it may have spread via illegal cock fighting’

March 15, 2017
New Straits Times, Wattagnet.com, The Rakyat Post
March 14, 2017
March 15, 2017
Malay Mail
March 14, 2017

Bird flu expands in Vietnam, striking 2 more provinces

Strains of bird flu have been detected in a chicken breeder flock in the northern province of Bac Ninh and the birds are to be culled, to prevent the virus from entering the food chain

March 13, 2017
Voice of Vietnam