Blue Ear and FMD Reported in Viet Nam

VIET NAM - Blue ear and foot and mouth diseases occurs in Quang Ninh province.
calendar icon 23 February 2009
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Blue ear disease (porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus) disease has reoccurred in Hai Yen hamlet, Yen Hai commnune, Yen Hung district, Quang Ninh province, according to the Veterinary Department.

In total, 76 pigs of 22 households have been infected with the epidemic, reports an official source.

Also in Quang Ninh, the outbreaks of the foot and mouth disease has been found in Ma Thau Pho and Khay Phau mountain villages, Quang Duc commune, Hai Hai district, with a total of the infected 29 buffalos raised by eight households.

The provincial Veterinary Service has taken urgent measures to put out the epidemics to prevent their spreading.

Further Reading

- Find out more information on Porcine Reproductive Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) by clicking here.
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