28 Nov 2023. The spike in respiratory illnesses that China is currently suffering is not as high as before the COVID-19 pandemic, a World Health Organization official said, reiterating that no new or unusual pathogens had been found in the recent cases.
26 Nov 2023. Kampot Provincial Authority on Friday November 24 culled about 100 ducks in Trapaing Russei Village, Dang Tong district. Chief of Provincial Animal Production and Treatment in Kampot, said the ducks were killed and buried as health officials suspect the birds might be infected with the bird flu virus.
Ministry of Health, Cambodia confirms girl 4 years old tests positive for bird flu in Kampot province
26 Nov 2023. The Ministry of Health of the Cambodia confirmed that a four-year-old girl from Kampot province has been tested positive for H5N1 bird flu virus. According to authorities, the girl fell ill after carrying a dead chicken on her hands and is suffering from fever and cough, the initial symptoms of bird flu.
24 Nov 2023. The WHO had asked China for more information after groups including the Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED) reported clusters of undiagnosed pneumonia in children in north China. Chinese health authorities have not detected any unusual or novel pathogens and provided the requested data on an increase in respiratory illnesses and reported clusters of pneumonia in children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said
23 Nov 2023. At a press conference on 13 November 2023, China’s National Health Commission reported on a nationwide increase in the incidence of respiratory diseases, predominantly affecting children. Chinese authorities attributed this increase to lifting of COVID-19 restrictions and the arrival of the cold season, and due to circulating known pathogens such as influenza, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Mycoplasma pneumonia and RSV are known to affect children more than adults.
23 Nov 2023. Chinese health authorities have provided the requested data on an increase in respiratory illnesses and reported clusters of pneumonia in children, and have not detected any unusual or novel pathogens, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
20 Nov 2023. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development directed the veterinary force to closely monitor the development of ASF, proactively instruct farmers to increase regular monitoring of the health of pig herds and application of biosecurity measures in farming, hygiene and disinfection measures with lime powder and chemicals in livestock areas.
16 Nov 2023. Currently, local authorities and functional sectors have directed and synchronously deployed urgent measures to prevent and control the disease of African swine fever (ASF) was reported in Cam Duong Commune, Cam Xuyen District and Lam Trung Thuy Commune, Duc Tho District in the Central province of Ha Tinh.