Biological Hazard in Vietnam on March 14 2019 07:40 PM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Env Pollution and other environmental
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Extreme Extraordinary threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20190314-67039-VNM
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time March 14 2019 07:40 PM (UTC)
Last update March 14 2019 07:41 PM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level High Damage level
Affected area County-level : Event affected one county.

Geographic information

Continent Asia
Country Vietnam
County / State Ho Chi Minh City Metropolitan Area
Area
Settlement Ho Chi Minh City
Coordinate 10.82, 106.63
Open Location Code: 7P28RJFH+6V   Jump here

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 2/4 - Medium
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses that cause only mild disease to humans, or are difficult to contract via aerosol in a lab setting, such as hepatitis A, B, and C, influenza A, Lyme disease, salmonella, mumps, measles, scrapie, dengue fever, and HIV. "Routine diagnostic work with clinical specimens can be done safely at Biosafety Level 2, using Biosafety Level 2 practices and procedures. Research work (including co-cultivation, virus replication studies, or manipulations involving concentrated virus) can be done in a BSL-2 (P2) facility, using BSL-3 practices and procedures. Virus production activities, including virus concentrations, require a BSL-3 (P3) facility and use of BSL-3 practices and procedures", see Recommended Biosafety Levels for Infectious Agents.
Disease, agent name A/H5N6
Infected person(s) 0
Species Animal
Status Confirmed
Symptomes