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The U.S. is not ready to meet the "bird flu"

April 22 2006

United States authorities have admitted that they were not ready in due measure to the possibility of the country's highly pathogenic "bird flu" .

According to the vice-president of the National Association of Agricultural Workers Alejandra Scaff, airport customs officers do not know how to act when necessary to quarantine transported for birds across the border.

Now in the United States finalized a national plan to combat bird flu. "While there are no reported cases of this disease. However, experts do not exclude that the first outbreak of H5N1 may be found in the next few weeks or months, when will the spring migration of birds, RBC reports referring to the TV channel "Russia".

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