Bird flu situation grave, but neighbours hushing it up: says Turkey

by Medindia Content Team on  January 21, 2006 at 8:04 PM General Health News
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Bird flu situation grave, but neighbours hushing it up: says Turkey
In a new twist to the tale of bird(flu) the country in question, Turkey has pointed out that its neighbouring countries are trying to cover up the issues.

They say that those countries are hiding outbreaks of bird flu, complicating the fight against a virus that has killed four Turkish children.

In the words of the Agriculture Minister Mehdi Eker, "It is unofficially known that this illness exists in our neighbouring countries which are ruled by closed regimes, but these countries do not declare this because of their systems.

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