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    Aceh is the nothern part of Sumatra

    From Bird Flu Information Corner

    Meulaboh, Aceh ::: Meulaboh’s chickens test positive bird flu.

    Posted by Ida on August 30, 2010

    Meulaboh – Chickens in Seuneubok village, kecamatan (sub-district) Johan Pahlawan, Meulaboh, West Aceh found to have suddenly died since Friday (27/8).

    Further investigation by Participatory Disease Surveillance and Response (PDSR), Agriculture of Livestock Service West Aceh confirmed those chickens died of bird flu H5N1.

    Control measures had been taken by burning and burying dead chickens, also by culling the survivors.

    Source: Indonesia local newspaper, Serambi News. http://www.serambinews.com/news/view...ena-flu-burung
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