FAO Urges Nigeria To Increase Bird Flu Control Measures - Improved Hygiene And Controls In Markets Could Reduce The H5N1 Risk To Humans

Sat, 24 Feb 2007 08:00 PM EST

... FAO has urged Nigeria to increase control measures on poultry farms and markets to prevent the spread of avian influenza and reduce the risk of further human cases.A statement issued after a mission to Nigeria said that the virus is still circulating in poultry flocks in the country with outbreaks reported in at least 10 states over the past few months. [click link for full article] ...