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Lang Son holds bird flu prevention drill

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Lang Son holds bird flu prevention drill

Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Lang Son (VNA) – The northern
border province of Lang Son held a drill on dealing with outbreaks of A/H7N9 and
other high-pathogenic avian influenza
viruses in Cao Loc district on March 17.

According to Director of the provincial
Department of Health Nguyen The Toan, the drill aims to assess local
preparedness in coping with the threat and preventing avian influenza virus from transmitting
to humans.
It also helped enhance coordination among sectors in disease fighting and
prevention, and improve skill of medical and veterinary workers in handling
situations related to suspected cases of A/H7N9 avian flu.
In the simulation scenario, local authorities detected A/H7N9 avian flu virus on
a poultry flock and a person was suspected of being infected by the virus.

The medical centre of Cao Loc district quickly
brought the patient to an isolated area in a polyclinic in Dong Dang town.
Meanwhile, the district’s veterinary station was responsible for stamping out the

The police and border guard force
coordinated to ensure traffic safety and order in the district.
The three-day drill contributed to raising public awareness of the importance
of preventing the spread of the disease, thus protecting community health.
Vice Chairman of Cao Loc District People’s Committee Lieu Van Chien said Cao
Loc shares over 74km of borderline with China, where outbreaks of the A/H7N9
avian flu virus have happened recently.
The district is also a hot spot for smuggling, including cross-border poultry illegal
trade, which is posing a
high risk of the virus being transmitted
into Vietnam.
Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Health Trieu Cao Tan said the
drill has met set requirements, stressing that Lang Son’s relevant sectors and
forces need to further enhance coordination in the work.-VNA

Moscow results to decide final WTA Finals spot

MOSCOW (AP) — With Serena Williams' decision to withdraw from next week's WTA Finals, the final spot in the year-end tournament will be decided in Moscow.Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia and Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain each know that winning the Kremlin Cup will guarantee a place at the eight-player finals in Singapore.If neither Kuznetsova nor Suarez Navarro wins, the final spot stays with Britain's Johanna Konta, who isn't playing this week as she tries to shake off an abdominal strain.Suarez… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Nine killed, 70 hurt in Mexico fireworks market blast

Mexico City (AFP) - An explosion ripped through a fireworks market in Mexico's capital on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and injuring 70, according to police.The conflagration, in the suburb of Tultepec, set off a quickfire series of multicolored blasts and a vast cloud of smoke that hung over Mexico City.Fire crews were struggling to control the blaze. But the head of the civil protection service, Luis Felipe Puente, said they had to wait for all the fireworks explosions to stop."We… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Online Friday to take place on December 2

Some 3,000 businesses will take part in Online Friday 2016, the year’s largest e-commerce event, to be held on December 2, the first Friday of the month. The businesses include e-commerce firms such as Lazada, Adayro, Tiki and Sendo, as well as Hotdeal and Zalora, besides online travel companies, delivery businesses, start-ups, banks and payment service providers, according to the Vietnam E-Commerce and Information Technology Agency (VECITA).In addition to electronic device producers and… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

White racist accused of fatal NYC stabbing charged with terrorism

A white Army veteran accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old bottle collector and recycler on a Manhattan street last week simply because he was black was indicted on Monday on rare state charges of murder as terrorism.James Harris Jackson told the New York Daily News he attacked Timothy Caughman from behind, plunging a sword into his chest, as part of an effort to deter interracial relationships.In an interview from behind bars at Rikers Island, a New York City prison complex, Mr. Jackson… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Banh com – a fine treat of Hanoi

Hanoi is famous for its speciality green rice flake cakes which are sold in Hang Than street. Hang Than is just among more than 20 culinary streets in Hanoi which has about 70 streets with their first name of Hang. This 300 metre long street houses more than 30 green rice flake cake shops. The Nguyen Ninh trademark is the oldest and most popular brand for green rice flake cake. The name was established in 1865 by late Tran Thi Luan and adopted it’s current name of Nguyen Ninh in 1928.There… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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