The representative of the World Health Organisation (WTO) in Vietnam Hans Troedsson said Vietnam’s experience in prevention and fighting against the bird flu can help countries with high risk of avian influenza such as Turkey to limit the widespread of the avian pandemic.
Troedsson appraised on Vietnam’s great efforts and results in combating bird flu and reduce the risk of infection at its minimum meanwhile it is out of control in many countries in the world.
The bird flu worsens in Turkey and China. Many infected areas have been found out in Turkey mostly in the west and the southeastern part of the country bringing a total of 15 people infected with H5N1 avian virus. Presently, another 100 infected cases are being treated for having similar symptoms of bird flu infection.
On January 10, China admitted two more deaths caused by H5N1 avian virus bringing five death tolls as a consequence of being infected with bird flu.
Nevertheless, the WHO confirms that there hasn’t been any sign showing human-on-human flu caused by H5N1 avian virus.