Navigation Links
Ostriches Infected With Bird Flu in Mossel Bay

Ostriches were found to be infected with bird flu in the north-west region of Mossel Bay.

But now the Department of Land Affairs and Agriculture said that the situation is under control. //After all the tests were done it was found that the poultry were infected with H5N2 strain which is harmless to the humans. Spokesperson Nare Mabuela said that the entire area was under surveillance. It was found that the infection did not spread and was confined to a couple of adjacent properties. The European Union (EU) announced a ban on the import of ostrich meat from the Western Cape districts of Mossel Bay and Riversdale. Also an entire ostrich farm near Mossel Bay was placed under quarantine.

As of now about 60 ostriches which were suspected of having bird flu were killed. Anton Kruger, chief executive of the SAOBC (South African Ostrich Business Chamber) said that the ban did not affect the poultry industry as it is the lean season for ostrich meat consumption in Europe. Similar outbreaks occurred in South Africa around the year 2004 but steps were taken to eradicate the H5N2 strain. But the health department said that since the virus does not affect humans South African ostrich and poultry products are safe for human consumption. Kruger said that steps are being taken to tighten up bio-security to prevent such incidence from occurring again.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Over Six Million HIV Infected People In South Africa- Finds A Survey
2. More Married Women In India Are Getting Infected By HIV
3. Panic In Russia Over HIV Infected Blood
4. HIV Infected Libyan Children, Jetted To France For Treatment
5. HIV Infected Body Parts Stolen: Biomedical Tissue Services To Face Legal Action
6. Healthy, Bird Flu Infected Chickens In Chinese Markets
7. Equal Rights for HIV Infected Workers
8. Bacteria Infected Sausage
9. Cholera Outbreak in Angola: 652 Infected and 22 Dead
10. Strange Theft Of HIV Infected Blood Leaves Authorities Puzzled
11. Mumps Epidemic Spreads Easily From Infected Air Travelers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... The company has developed a suite ... regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, every formula has been developed ... , These products are also: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Vegan, Soy Free, Non-Dairy*, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2017 Morris ... of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is taking ... in the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to an individual ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... drug delivery system that we intend to develop to enable prevention of a ... lead to severe hearing loss, especially in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... PA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... is the recipient of a 2017 Folio Magazine Eddie Digital Award for ‘Best B-to-B ... York City on October 11, 2017. , The annual award competition recognizes editorial and ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Chapel, FL (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... is holding a treadmill relay – Miles by Moonlight to raise money for the ... donating $300 or more. , Teams will work together to keep their treadmills ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... 11, 2017  True Health, a leader in ... effort during National Breast Cancer Awareness month to ... Research recently ... that more than 10 million American women are ... BRCA1 or BRCA2 and have not had testing. These ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... 2017  NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 for ... stand specifically designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor solution, ... solution to support the improvement of patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and ... ... ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... , Oct. 6, 2017   Provista, ... more than $100 billion in purchasing power, today announced ... and information. The Newsroom is the online ... industry trends, infographics, expert bios, news releases, slideshows and ... access to a wealth of resources at their fingertips, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: