NEWS AND EVENTS
February 22, 2007
No bird flu cases in Uzbekistan ? deputy health minister
No cases of bird flu among poultry or people have been registered in Uzbekistan, deputy health minister and chief sanitary doctor of Uzbekistan Bahtiyor Niyazmatov told UzA.
The whole poultry keeping sector in the country has been taken under special control, including farms, processing companies and markets.
The control has also been strengthened at pre-school establishments, public transport and other public places. Eighty-nine sanitary control posts have been set up at border crossing points, including at railway stations and airports, Niyazmatov said.
Regular analysis of water quality flowing to rivers and open reservoirs from neighboring countries has been organized. All laboratories of the country have been provided with required equipment, diagnosticums and reagents, he added.