Turkey Says Bird Flu Cases Disappear

ANKARA - Turkey officially informed the World Organization for Animal Health that avian influenza disappeared from the country.

A senior official from Turkish Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Affairs sent a letter to Paris-based international organization and said that 7 cases were seen in different parts of the country between January and April 2008.

Muzaffer Aydemir, Director-General of Protection and Control, said in his letter that necessary precautions were taken to fight the disease that ended in Turkey.


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