Priority health concerns
Avian influenza (bird flu)
Vietnam border alert
Authorities in bordering provinces with Vietnam have reportedly increased the number of inspections of poultry imports to prevent a bird flu outbreak in the Kingdom. ...
Chickens from Vietnam banned
Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon to take action to prevent the spread of bird flu (H5N1) from Vietnam into the Kingdom as an outbreak of the disease plagues southern Vietnam. ...
Ministry of Health issues series of precautions for the holidays
The Ministry of Health has issued a statement advising the public to take precautions against rice wine and food poisoning, as well as H5N1 “bird flu” virus, during the upcoming Chinese and Khmer New Years. Released on Thursday and obtained by The Post on Sunday, ...
Khouth Sophak Chakrya
Bird flu detected in Prey Veng
A moratorium on the movement of chickens, dead or alive, has been put into effect in a commune of Prey Veng’s Ba Phnom district after a chicken sample tested positive for A1H5N1 bird flu, the provincial Department of Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries said today. ...
Authorities suspect bird flu in Mondulkiri
Authorities suspect that a new case of H5N1, or bird flu, has emerged in Mondulkiri province after more than 60 villagers’ chickens fell ill.Sok Kheang, chief of the provincial agriculture and fisheries department, said more than 60 chickens in Keo Seima district had fallen ill ...
Bird flu found in Phnom Penh
Nearly 300 chickens and ducks were culled after a new case of H5N1, or bird flu, was found in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district last week, officials said. Seang Borin, director of the municipal agriculture department, said yesterday that 292 chickens and ducks were killed in ...
Officials in flu warning
The Health Ministry has called on citizens to be wary of influenza during the rainy season, even though there has not yet been a serious outbreak. ...
Health Ministry warns of bird flu
The Ministry of Health yesterday warned people to be aware of the new avian influenza strain H7N9, which has spread to poultry in China and neighbouring countries. ...
Bird flu outbreak halted
Health officials in Svay Rieng province, which was hit by an outbreak of bird flu (H5N1) early this month, said the virus has been stopped and there was no sign of a continuing outbreak. ...
Hundreds of poultry culled in Svay Rieng after bird flu outbreak
Hundreds of chickens and ducks infected with H5N1 bird flu have been culled in Svay Reing province after an outbreak of the virus last week, the first reported cases since November 2015. ...
Government warns of bird flu
The Ministry of Health has called on all travelers to beware of a new strain of bird flu that is now spreading in South Korea and Japan. In a notice released yesterday, the Health Ministry said the discovery of H5N6, a new strain of the bird ...
Avian flu outbreak in Kampot confirmed
The first outbreak of H5N1 this year was confirmed in Kampot province on May 10, health officials said yesterday. ...
More than 2,000 ducks dead after latest bird flu outbreak
More than 2,000 ducks have died from the H5N1 bird flu in Siem Reap and Battambang provinces since Thursday in the first outbreak of the virus since March 2014, according to officials and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) on Tuesday. ...
Cambodia reports outbreaks of H5N1 bird flu in northwest
Cambodia reported two outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus among backyard duck flocks in the northwestern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday. ...
Sybille de La Hamaide
No signs of H7N9 flu, MERS coronavirus identified in Cambodia: health official
Cambodia has not seen any case of H7N9 bird flu virus and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, a senior health official said Monday. Speaking at a seminar on the awareness of H7N9 and MERS coronavirus, Dr. Ly Sovann, director of the health ministry’s communicable ...
Xinhuanet News Staff
Year-on-year dengue cases drop sharply
Dengue fever deaths and infections have fallen dramatically during the first two-and-a-half months of this year compared to the same period in 2013, according to the government’s latest figures. Nhan Chantha, head of the Health Ministry’s national dengue control program, said his staff recorded one death ...
Cambodia needs more actions to curb bird flu: PM
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Friday that the country needed to prepare more measures to curb the spread of H5N1 strain of avian influenza, which broke out the worst last year and this year. “We have done a lot to control the spread of the ...
Xinhuanet News Staff
Grappling with avian flu, Cambodians wait for compensation
In little more than a year, 16 Cambodians are known to have died from the human form of avian influenza H5N1, the highest number of fatalities in the world. Experts have met in Phnom Penh to try to work out why. The latest victim of ...
Global Times News Staff
Another H5N1 Avian Flu outbreak in South Cambodia
A new outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in a village poultry flock. The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No.3 dated 21 March to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). ...
The Poultry Site News Staff
Vietnamese, Cambodian officials meet over bird flu concerns
Health officials from Cambodia and Vietnam met on Monday in an effort to cooperate on avian influenza. ...