Infectious Diseases 2009

Infectious Diseases 2009

Mass vaccination against avian influenza begins in Altai region

13 April, 2009 Large-scale vaccination of domestic poultry against avian influenza began in Russia’s Altai region on Monday. All in all, 1.3 million vaccinations will be made.
The vaccination is made in 38 districts. Migration routes of wild birds go through the Altai region from Asian countries, where the main centres of the virus are situated.