2000-an Ekor Ayam di Batam Positif Flu Burung
13 Februari 2013 - 19:34 WIB
2000s Rooster Tails in Batam Positive Bird Flu
February 13, 2013 - 19:34 pm
Outbreaks of bird flu or H5N1 infecting thousands of chickens owned by residents of Batam last week.
Until Tuesday (12/2), Department of Marine, Fisheries, Agriculture, Livestock and Forestry (KP2K) has destroyed more than 2000 birds in two different locations.
Head of Public Relations Pemko Batam, Ardiwinata said, two sites were positive endemic bird flu that Airraja Sub Sub Sub Bulang and Seitemiang Batuaji.
"There were 2070 individuals in Airraja and 200's tail in Seitemiang positive bird flu," he told batampos.co.id Ardiwinata this afternoon.
However further Ardi, residents do not need to panic because the City Government has acted to destroy all infected birds the H5N1 virus.
"Already we destroy buried by one kilo meter from the plague," he said.
Separately, Chief Medical Officer of Batam City Rizal Chandra confirmed bird flu transmission to birds.
Nevertheless Chandra said, till now there is no human or people infected with the H5N1 virus.
"If avian yes (positive, red). If one does not exist. Already we check into hospitals, "he said.
He also asked people not to panic because it is now available isolation rooms for patients with bird flu will eventually positive RSOB. (Spt) (139)