Wednesday, January 25, 2006
No bird flu in Azerbaijan - ministry
BAKU. Jan 24 (Interfax) - Six monitoring programs conducted in Azerbaijan by the Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Ministry have not revealed bird flu outbreaks in Azerbaijan, the ministry told Interfax."In total, seven monitoring programs have been conducted. Six of them have not discovered the H5N1 strain. Results of the latest monitoring are expected to be announced soon," ministry official said. The monitoring of migrating birds is continuing, they said. "Thirty-two dead birds were discovered in different parts of the country. None were found to have bird flu," the ministry said.