Saturday, December 31, 2005

Turkey tests 6 people for bird flu

ANKARA, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Six people in eastern Turkey, four of them children, are being tested for possible avian influenza, the state Anatolian news agency said on Sunday.

The agency said a 35-year-old woman and a five-year old child had been sent to hospital on Sunday in the city of Van, near the Iranian border. Earlier, four children aged between 11 and 15 and from the same family, were admitted to the Van hospital after exhibiting flu symptoms and failing to respond to antibiotics, the Hurriyet newspaper said… Read more Here

Posted by john T. on 12/31 at 10:02 PM
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