North Korea takes preventive measures to deal with H7N9 avian influenza virus

China News Service, February 13th According to the report of the Korean Central News Agency on the 13th, recently, North Korea adopted a series of epidemic prevention measures to deal with the H7N9 bird flu virus that caused concern in the international community.

The report said that North Korean authorities have banned the import of birds and poultry from countries and regions where bird flu has occurred, while strengthening quarantine and epidemic prevention of transport vehicles, trains and freighters; all poultry and bird breeding Users, organize them to seriously participate in the work of centralized health promotion and examination of illnesses. In the coming period, families such as chickens, ducks and pigeons must be closed in indoor farms.

The relevant departments of the DPRK also paid close attention to the movements of migratory birds and strictly notified the relevant units once they discovered birds with unknown causes. The authorities also organize and encourage the masses to actively exercise.

In addition, the North Korean news media promptly informed residents about the occurrence of new bird flu in other countries and related preventive measures, and publicized individual preventive measures.

Responsible Editor: Zhou Xu

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