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Title: Indonesia, N. Sulawesi: mass poultry die-off caused by avian influenza virus.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, epizootic in poultry.

Source: Tribun Manado, full page: (LINK). Article in Bahasa Indonesia, edited.

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Dozens of ducks died in Kotamobagu tested Positive for Bird Flu

Friday, October 7, 2016 09:35 / Tribune reporter reports Manado, Handika Dawangi

TRIBUNMANADO.CO.ID, Kotamobagu - Long time no hear the threat of Avian Influenza, Thursday (6/10), villagers Kopandakan One, District Kotamobagu South shocked by the death of 13 duck suddenly.

More horrendous again, after examination at the location, precisely Village Duck Kopandakan One death was due to virus attack, aka H5N1 Avian Influenza.

"We did a rapid test or rapid tests against the tail ducks dead, the result was positive for bird flu. However, this only temporary results," said Doctor Animal Health Division of Agriculture and Livestock of North Sulawesi province, Dr. Nyoman Rally, Thursday (6/10 ) afternoon.

Further Nyoman it will bring samples of ducks that died to be examined in a laboratory in Makassar.

"The time for a week to do a test on the Laboratory Makassar," he said.

He said the right steps now to anticipate the spread of bird flu is to burn all the ducks that are near the location.


Keywords: Avian Influenza; H5N1; Indonesia; Poultry; Sulawesi.