Agriculture Ministry: Infected zone in Nabi Sheet under quarantine for 72 hours

The infected zone with Bird Flu virus in the town of Nabi Sheet is to remain under quarantine for seventy two hours to make sure they become free from said bird flu virus, Agriculture Ministry Media and Public Relations Bureau said on Saturday.

Earlier, the Ministry’s affiliated technical team destroyed 85,000 poultry (75,000 bird egg, 10000 chickens) on 3-kilometer radius area, according to the instructions of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), which are usually dumped in a special sanitary landfill prepared for this purpose.

On the other hand, The technical teams of the Ministry continue their work in terms of overall monitoring process and holding lab examinations on birds and poultry in the various regions of Lebanon, in a bid to verify they are free of bird flu viruses.

Source: National News Agency

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