No bird flu virus has been found in Azerbaijan among poultry, Trend reports quoting Ismat Abbasov, the Azerbaijan Agriculture Minister, as stating to a local private television channel ATV on 25 February. Such cases will be fixed and the State Commission on prevention of bird flu and coordination of joint activities of all bodies in his sphere, he stressed.
The minister said that death of birds occurred in different years and they were mainly caused by new castle and town diseased. Today there is panic among people that all birds die of bird flu disease. Abbasov added.
The minister said that a veterinary laboratory equipped with appliances detecting bird flu virus functions at the State Veterinary Service.