Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Avian influenza was detected in Kuwait

Kuwait 25 February, 2007 Kuwait announced that it had detected avian influenza in poultry and birds and had shut the nation's only zoo (in Al Farwaniyah).
The twenty cases of the H5N1 avian influenza were detected in birds mainly falcons.
The last case of avian flu in Kuwait was discovered in November 2005.