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11/15/05

No case of H5-type bird flu virus observed in Iran

Tehran, Nov 15, IRNA-No case of an H5-type bird flu virus in chickens has yet been identified in Iran, said Iran's Veterinary Organization (IVO) in Tehran on Tuesday.

The IVO announcement said the case of duck mortality in Aras region was due to botulism.

The IVO said it is fully prepared to take necessary actions to eradicate the deadly H5N1 virus, if any, all over the country.

The organization said it is cooperating with the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Bank in that respect to draw up a comprehensive plan for flu control.

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