Monday, January 16, 2006

Greek Army Veterinarians Deployed to Fight Bird Flu

The UPI reports that the government of Greece has mobilized 200 army veterinarians throughout the country to help with defenses against bird flu, which has killed four people in Turkey.

The Agriculture Ministry also announced $1.2 million is being sent to regional authorities to spend on gloves, uniforms, masks, goggles, disinfectant and other supplies, and said three 10-member mobile units of experts are ready for dispatch to areas reporting suspect cases.

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