A team of volunteers including matron Daw Cho Cho Myint, company commander U Tun Lin Aung of Township Red Cross Battalion and Red Cross members visited poultry farms in Amarahtani Ward 17 and Ward 18 in Aungmyethazan Township on Monday.
They gave educational talks on avian influenza to farm owners, urging them to be vigilant of potential outbreaks in Sagaing and Mandalay regions and to spray inside and outside farms. Farm owners are required to contact to immediately contact veterinarians if they suspect an outbreak.
H7N9 avian influenza can spread from poultry to humans.
Tin Maung (Mandalay)