2012-09-04 Kirkuk health department has taken a number of precautionary measures to ensure that strict entry of bird flu to the province. Reported that the official spokesman for the Ministry of Health, Dr. Ziad Tariq, explaining that "the actions taken by the Department of Health to maintain comes within the programs in the field of disease prevention and transitional expatriate although no registration of any disease mentioned in the province
He media source in the Health Department maintain that the measures mentioned taken in the light of the spread of bird flu in many countries and according to a report OIE which I spread of the disease in the countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Hong Kong, Laos, Myanmar, Egypt , Vietnam, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, South Africa, Indonesia, Nepal, the Australia and Sri Lanka
The actions included the implementation of campaigns going on the market outlets food processing across the province and a screening process for detecting the presence of any contamination bacterial, and Report traders to prevent the import of live birds and ornamental eggs types (hatching - table) and bird feathers and all the materials that go into poultry and its products from these countries as well as the destruction of existing ones in the local markets, if any.
Department also called for the citizens of the province and through the media not to buy live birds and decorations Tstsoba materials that go into poultry and their products imported from these countries.