Thursday, January 12, 2006

Vietnam: Month-Long Sterilisation Drive Against Bird Flu Begins

The Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has launched a month-long drive of sterilisation which will last until Feb. 6 in an effort to prevent bird flu outbreak. The National Steering Board for Bird Flu Prevention will co-ordinate with relevant agencies to tighten control and asked all localities to actively participate in the sterilisation drive, which will last beyond the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival. During the drive, localities will carry out sterilisation work twice a week in communes where bird flu has occurred in the recent past, and once a week in others. Read More ....

Source: Nhan Dan
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