Indonesia, Sulawesi: Kotamobagu needs more fundings to fight bird flu
Manado Tribune - Sunday, November 20, 2011 22:37 AM
Tribune correspondent reports Manado , Edi Sukasah TRIBUNMANADO.CO.ID
Kotamobagu - Member of Kotamobagu Parliament Isaac Sugeha hopes in fiscal year 2012 five districts / cities in the Kingdom can be sprayed Bolmong each fund of at least USD 1 billion from the Director General of Animal Husbandry and Animal Health , Department of Agriculture (MOA).
"From a working visit to the MOA Kotamobagu Parliament early last week, we got the information if in the coming year will gain ground … amounting to Rp 19.7 billion through the Director General of Animal Husbandry and Animal Health," said Isaac, Sunday (20/11 / 2011).
It is said, the funds allocated to the business of disease prevention and animal health.
For Kotamobagu, these funds, plus Isaac, is necessary given the bird flu cases had occurred in the city.
"… does not include the bird flu outbreak, but in no case could Kotamobagu," he said again.
It is known, there are two two cases suspected exposure to H2N1 [likely it is the A(H5N1) avian influenza virus, Mod.(IOH)] virus or bird flu in Kotamobagu this year.
Finally, on September, 10 residents Kotamobagu become 'suspect' bird flu even after examination of all the negative exposure to the virus.