Bataan bird flu-free na!

Bataan bird flu-free na!

November 15, 2022 @ 4:36 PM 3 weeks ago


MANILA, Philippines- Wala nang vian influenza o bird flu sa Bataan, ayon sa Department of Agriculture (DA).

Sa Memorandum Circular No. 39 ng DA, series of 2022, na may petsang November 14, 2022, idineklara ni Agriculture Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban ang “avian influenza freedom of the province of Bataan.”

Naapektuhan ang Bataan ng avian influenza (HPAI) subtype H5N1 nitong Marso matapos magpositibo ng duck farm sa virus.

“Results of subsequent disease monitoring in the one-kilometer and seven-kilometer surveillance zones surrounding the affected farms yielded negative results for influenza type A virus. The last HPAI H5N1 laboratory detection was on March 22, 2022,” pahayag ng DA official.

Inihayag ni Panganiban na ang Bataan ay idineklarang bird flu free matapos ang joint efforts ng local government units, DA Regional Field Office, at BAI, “applying effective disease control measures such as stamping out, cleaning and disinfection, and other quarantine activities.”

Samantala, batay sa datos mula sa BAI, walang bird flu cases na naiulat mula Oktubre 14 hanggang 20, 2022. RNT/SA