Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Official Says There is No H5N1 case in Iran

No case of H5N1 strain virus has yet been detected in Iran, said head of Iran's Veterinary Organization, Hossein Hassani here on Sunday. Hassani told IRNA that a team has been assigned to look into the outbreak of the avian flu which was reported to have been detected in the Iran-Turkey border areas. He said quarantine and disinfectant operations have been launched in traditional and mechanized chicken farming centers to prevent possible spread of the virus.

Source: IRNA
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