Sunday, October 9, 2005
Reuters reports that a strain of bird flu has been discovered in Turkey. They state,
. . . . 2,000 turkeys had died of the disease on a farm in Balikesir province near the Aegean Sea in western Turkey. All animals on the farm had been slaughtered to prevent the disease spreading, it added.
"Yesterday, unfortunately, we experienced a case of bird flu. But everything is under control, every precautionary measure has been taken to prevent it spreading," CNN Turk quoted Eker as saying.
Effect Measure has an excellent round up of the conclusion of Pandemic Flu Awareness Week. [bm]