Bird Flu Touches Siberia

by Medindia Content Team on  May 18, 2006 at 9:00 PM Bird Flu News
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Bird Flu Touches Siberia
According to the latest report Russia has found that the deadly strain H5N1 strain of bird flu has infected poultry in Siberia. There were six dead chickens found in Siberia all infected with the H5N1 strain. The regional health official said that all the five dead chickens were from Omsk region.

The samples of the dead chicken's tissue were sent to the Novosibirsk virology and biotechnology centre Vektor, for inspection. Ilya Drozdov, the centre's general director said that the deaths of the chickens were confirmed and they were also found to be infected with bird flu.


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