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UAE: Authorities confirm bird flu in quail in the Western Region (H5N1?)

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  • UAE: Authorities confirm bird flu in quail in the Western Region (H5N1?)


    Authorities confirm bird flu cases in Western Region
    The National staff
    October 4, 2016 Updated: October 4, 2016 11:14 PM

    ABU DHABI // A flock of quails in the Western Region have been found to be infected with bird flu.

    The Emergency and Crisis Management team said it had spotted the outbreak and undertaken containment measures that met international standards, reported state news agency Wam.

    The team said it was working with other stakeholders to continuously monitor these cases...

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    October 06 2016 Crisis and Emergency Management local disaster team confirmed for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the success of early monitoring efforts for cases of some infected birds bird flu in the geographical scope is limited in the western region, which contributed to the containment of those infected cases of the bird, and deal with them in accordance with international standards and quickly and effectively. The team said in a statement: ?The early detection revealed the injury of seven birds only Mrbah captive bird flu in Madinat Zayed, in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, and already has a rapid response to contain these infected and isolate it and deal with it effectively cases?.
    The team said it turned out, through laboratory tests for birds in an area of ​​three kilometers from the site of cases of infected birds, the absence of more casualties in birds and safety, and to monitor the area surrounding the process will continue, to make sure they are free of any cases of bird flu.