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KEEP NEGROS ORIENTAL BIRD FLU-FREE – PANGILINAN

Vice-presidential aspirant Senator Kiko Pangilinan said he supports the proposal of the Negros Oriental provincial government to ban the entry of poultry and related products from Luzon to prevent the avian influenza spread in the province. In an interview with a local radio station, Pangilinan said measures to prevent the entry of avian influenza, also […]

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Government

AVIAN FLU IN JAEN, NUEVA ECIJA CONTAINED – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) — in tandem with the provincial and municipal government officials and veterinarians — has successfully managed, controlled, and contained the incidence of avian influenza (bird flu) in Jaen, Nueva Ecija, four months ago. In its official report to the OIE or the World Organization for Animal Health recently, the DA-Bureau […]

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Government

DA IS WELL- PREPARED TO PREVENT, CONTAIN ENTRY OF BIRD FLU – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is well-prepared to prevent and contain the entry of the bird flu or avian influenza (AI) virus, particularly the sub-type H5N6, which has recently been reported in Xinjiang, China. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the DA’s Bureau of Animal Industry (DA-BAI) has been conducting twice-a-year surveillance in high-risk areas and […]