Monday, January 16, 2006

Poulty and Egg Sales Plummet in Republic of Georgia

TBILISI, January 16 (RIA Novosti) - Poultry and egg sales in Georgia have plummeted by 90% in the last few days due to the population's fears of a bird flu outbreak, the parliamentary committee for healthcare and social issues said Monday.

Georgia borders on Turkey, in which bird flu has killed four people according to the latest figures, and where outbreaks of the virus have been registered in 27 provinces.

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