Thursday, June 29, 2006

Bird flu ayaders

Since an earlier post on this issue, there has been no confirmed report of the dreaded avian flu (bird flu) in Ethiopia, though the poultry market is still trying to recover from an earlier scare. Authorities recently announced a new contingency plan.

Ethiopia's national avian flu coordination committee has approved a multi-million dollar contingency plan to strengthen preparedness in the event of the disease spreading to the Horn of Africa country...

Avian flu contingency plan approved (Reuters) 29 June, 2006