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Wild Bird Sales Suspended in China

by Sheela Philomena on April 19, 2013 at 10:56 AM
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 Wild Bird Sales Suspended in China

In a bid to prevent the spread of the H7N9 bird flu Chinese government has ordered suspension of wild bird sales.

The State forestry administration Thursday urged local authorities to beef up epidemic surveillance and suspend transactions of wild birds, Xinhua quoted an emergency notice as saying.

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It also directed to ban close contact between humans and animals in the zoos.

Besides, the notice has asked concerned authorities to train staff in the treatment of animals, died from unidentified diseases.

Source: IANS
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