Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

Siberian birds test positive for avian influenza antibodies

Novosibirsk - Russia 21 May, 2008 Agricultural experts have detected avian influenza antibodies in migratory birds in southern Siberia.
A total of 903 samples have so far been taken during the ongoing research. Over 4 million domestic birds in high-risk areas of a total of 5.8 million birds have been vaccinated and revaccinated as part of the anti-avian influenza campaign