Tuesday, May 21, 2013

#H5N1 North Korea: 160,000 Ducks Confirmed Destroyed in Pyongyang #birdflu


TTO - North Korea on 20-5 to confirm bird flu outbreak at a duck farm in Pyongyang and the health authorities have destroyed 160,000 ducks to prevent this virus from spreading.
According to the KCNA, the agency veterinary epidemiology Korea confirmation Tudan farm ducks, Pyongyang H5N1 avian influenza infection from migratory birds.
The news agency said 1,360 flu prevention team has been deployed throughout the country to monitor the movement of poultry and wild birds.
It is also implementing measures to prevent H7N9 avian influenza virus under the direction of Disease Prevention Committee of national emergency, including checking people in the areas of disease, avian quarantine raw chicken and limited movement.
North Korea also ordered strict compliance to prevent chickens, ducks, pigeons, and other poultry from outside.


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