Avian Flu outbreak at Nsawam

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The Eastern Regional Health Directorate is warning the public of an outbreak of the Avian Influenza at Nsawam Adoagyiri.

According to a release signed by the Deputy Regional Director in charge of Public Health, Dr. John Ekow Otoo, he stated that the Directorate had information from the Nsawam District Veterinary Clinic of the outbreak of the flu in two poultry farms in a community in the Municipality.

Speaking to the media,Dr. Otoo said the birds had  been destroyed but some workers of the farms were  showing signs of infections and have been quarantined.

On steps been taken to curb the spread of the flu, Dr. Otoo said education was  being intensified on the existence of the Avian flu and has urged the public to be vigilant.

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