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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Egypt: Luxor Declaration of emergency 'health' after the emergence of #Birdflu #H5N1
January 15, 2013
Dr. Ezzat Saad, Governor of Luxor, Tuesday, emergency workers sectors health and veterinary governorate after the emergence of the epicenter of the birds infected with bird flu center Esna.
The governor ordered the formation of a committee headed by Maj. Gen. Alaa Heras, general secretary of the province, to follow up the necessary precautionary measures.
The campaign, headed by Dr. Mahmoud Nubian, Director General of Veterinary Medicine, to pass on poultry farming center Esna, and in the vicinity of the farm, which discovered the epicenter of bird flu, to make sure they are free of the disease.
The veterinary services discovered a hotbed of birds infected with bird flu in a poultry farm in the village of «Osvon» Our punishment south of the province, where thousands of chickens were culled on the farm, and subjecting employees to monitor health, fear of contracting the disease.