Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Indonesia: Three Hundred Chickens Destroyed tail in Gowa

Author: Lina Herlina
Sungguminasa - AFP: Gowa District Veterinary Office, Tuesday (21/2), destroyed 300 chickens owned by residents Kunjungmange Hamlet, Village Panaikang, Pallangga District, Gowa regency, South Sulawesi who had previously died suddenly, allegedly infected with bird flu virus. Head of Department of Livestock Gowa Hatta Kanna, hundreds of cattle are destroyed by burning in a hole and then buried. "Although it is not certain death for the chickens because of bird flu are still awaiting the results of the examination, but we quickly perform a precaution," he said.

While that, patients with suspected bird flu suspect from the area that is now hospitalized in Makassar Dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo grow to five persons, namely Masnaeni, 39, Surti, 32, of the Holy Empress, 3 months, Agung M, 6, and the Holy Ramadani, 7 months. They still have family. Dr Khalid Director of Medical Services Dr Wahidin Sudirohusodo Hospital, said patients were still in intensive care, but they are not yet certain pisitif H5N1 virus or not. "What is certain blood and saliva samples are taken to be scrutinized carefully in the laboratory,'' he said.

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