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Thousands of pigs culled as African Swine Fever returns

Up to 5,856 pigs have been culled after the African Swine Fever returned in 20 provinces in Vietnam.

Vietnam increases pork imports to halt price hike: MARD

After Vietnam’s pork industry was hit hard by the outbreak of African Swine Flu and COVID-19, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) say they will increase pork imports to reduce prices for the domestic market.

ASF hits largest-ever pig farm in Dong Nai

Dong Nai Province has uncovered another case of African swine fever (ASF), at Phu Son Livestock JSC’s pig farm, which holds 20,000 pigs, in Trang Bom District, the local media reported.


Swine flu epidemic hits Australia

The swine flu, or H1N1 virus, is sweeping through Australia with the virus accounting for the majority of the rising number of influenza cases this year, experts said Tuesday.

Dozens of Hanoi students hospitalized for H1N1 flu

Since January 19, 41 students of the Tri Duc high school in Hanoi have been hospitalized with symptoms of flu. Quick tests showed that they were positive for H1N1 virus, the strain that caused the pandemic in 2009.


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Dominican Republic confirms 5 swine flu deaths in 2013

 The Dominican Republic confirmed Monday that five people have died of the H1N1 Influenza A virus, commonly known as swine flu, so far this year.

More swine flu cases in Lao Cai

VietNamNet Bridge – Three more swine flu cases have been confirmed in the northern mountain province of Lao Cai, bringing the total number of infections to eight.

Thanh Hoa: 12-year-old girl died of swine flu

A little girl from the central province of Thanh Hoa died of the H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu at the Hanoi-based Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases this morning, April 23, reported the hospital’s deputy director Nguyen Hong Ha.

Swine flu kills another man in Yen Bai

 A 23-year-old man from the northern mountain province of Yen Bai has been confirmed dead at Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi after contracting swine flu.

H1N1 death toll rises to 25 in Jordan with new fatality this year

Jordanian Health Ministry announced on Sunday that a 26-year-old Jordanian man died in the northern city of Irbid after suffering from the H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu. 

Norway faces possible H1N1 flu outbreak

 As more patients are tested positive for H1N1 virus infection in major Norwegian cities, doctors fear that Norway is facing a possible endemic outbreak of the disease also know as the swine flu.