Azerbaijan is currently taking a complex of preventive, antiepidemic and antiepizootic measures to avert bird flu in Azerbaijan.
The Azerbaijani regional veterinary departments sent additional disinfectants, syringes and special clothes, the State Commission on prevention of bird flu in Azerbaijan and coordination of joint activities of all bodies in this sphere told Trend.
Next monitoring is held amid wild birds and poultry. No disease was found during the monitoring of new wintering areas.
On 9 February 2006 Newcastle disease was revealed at Gilyaz poultry factory.
The specialists revealed bird flu during the examination of the samples, taken from the factory on 22 February. Quarantine and veterinary-sanitarian measures are taken at the factory and surrounding territory.
The State Commission informs the population anew that the contact between poultry and birds is inadmissible; poultry must be kept in close conditions. It is very important.
The regional commissions are charged in adherence to the rules of annihilation of animal and poultry remains, flows, quarantine measures, sanitary work and issues of disinfection.