Dead duck keeps bird flu scare alive

  • 2006-02-22
Lithuania underwent another bird flu scare this week after a dead duck found in Telsiai was taken to Vilnius for tests by the State Food and Veterinary Service. "The final test results will be available Monday afternoon [Feb. 20], but so far all of them have been 'negative.'" State Food and Veterinary Service Director Kazimieras Lukauskas told the Baltic News Service. "Twenty-seven dead birds have been examined over the past four days, with no bird flu cases reported. We are very thankful to people who inform us about dead birds," Lukauskas said. He added that since October last year, the s...
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