Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told Hanoi is taking the health threat seriously, but Vietnam can't prevent the virus from spreading alone.
International experts warn that more help is needed to head off a potential flu pandemic that could kill millions worldwide. Dung's remarks came ahead of a visit to Hanoi by the United States' top health official to assess Vietnam's bird flu preparedness, the AP reports.
Diplomats and donors ranging from Japan and China to Denmark, Australia and the World Bank praised Vietnam's leadership and readiness to work with the international community to improve surveillance and laboratory facilities. But some cautioned the government not to focus too much on a long-term strategy with the winter flu months fast approaching in Vietnam. A.M.
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities