Friday, September 4, 2009
Avian flu outbreak recorded in Buleleng
Fri, 09/04/2009 2:27 PM | Bali
BULELENG: Residents of Tejakula village culled 400 chickens infected with the avian flu, to prevent the disease spreading.
"Intensive culling must be carried out in two affected villages in the regency," said Bali Husbandry Agency head I.B. Alit.
He added avian flu was still present on the island, mostly among domesticated fowl.
Meanwhile, a pregnant woman from Gianyar regency is being treated at Sanglah Hospital for avian flu. Her unborn baby was dead. - JP
Comment: The last sentence refers to a woman treated in hospital for avian flu. Today it was announced the woman died of swine flu.