Saturday, April 21, 2007

Kuwaiti locates ‘spot infected with bird flu’

KUWAIT:  Authorities have found a new location infected with the bird flu disease in the region of Kabad, southwest of the capital of the Gulf country.
Official spokesman of the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) said in a statement yesterday that special teams disinfected an area of a three-kilometre-radius in Kabad, a region of many farms.

He added that up to 45 locations infected with the disease had been found, and affirmed that the relevant authorities would follow up on the situation and take proper precautions and action against the bird flu.

Kabad is famed for harbouring cattle stables, farms of livestock and birds.

Bird flu story source: Kuwaiti Times

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