Bird flu in 7 captive birds in Madinat Zayed


Published: Wed 5 Oct 2016, 10:09 PM

Last updated: Thu 6 Oct 2016, 12:21 AM

Ongoing screening has identified presence of bird flu in just seven captive birds in Madinat Zayed, Western Region, Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi Emergency and Crisis Management Team said in a statement on Wednesday.
"The rapid response enabled these cases to be identified, isolated and managed effectively according to the international guidelines, the statement added.
"Testing of birds within a 3km geographic area has revealed no further cases. Continuous monitoring within the area will be undertaken to ensure there are no further incidents of the flu," the statement affirmed.

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