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Titre: 101 cas detecte depuis le debut en autriche
Posté par: alain le 13 avril 2006 à 22:21:11

04/14/2006 00:31 Source:            

One hundred and one cases of the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain have been detected in Austria since the virus first surfaced in mid February, Austrian media reported Thursday.

In total, more than 2,100 specimen were tested since the virus first appeared on Feb. 14, the Austrian broadcaster ORF reported.

The tests, carried out by a laboratory in the Lower Austrian town of Moedling, determined the strain in 59 swans, 27 ducks, six chickens, four water fowl, two geese, one coot, one seagull and one egret, ORF said.
les tests faits par un labo autrichien  a determiner la souche de la GA dans 59 cygnes,27 canards,6 poulets,4 gibier d'eau,2 oies,une foulque,une mouette et une aigrette

Vienna tops the list of affected areas with 40 cases.

Austrian Health Minister Maria Rauch-Kallat said that despite the increase in bird flu cases, Austrian poultry was still safe to eat, reports AP.