Polewali Mandar, KOMPAS.com To block the spread of bird flu or H5N1 virus continues to spread and infect other birds in the district in Polewali Mandar, western Sulawesi, district officials and local animal husbandry department held a mass spraying in 14 districts in Polewali Mandar.
After the previous two sub-districts in charge of bird flu following the discovery of hundreds of chickens died suddenly citizens. Quickly spread to three other districts namely Binuang, Matakali and Tapango. Vaccination and mass spraying that was held in all districts in Polewali expected that the deadly H5N1 virus was no longer spreads to other places.
Officials urge citizens office livestock farmers especially in the traditional chicken limja terjangkir districts that have bird flu, in order to impound the chicken for a while. This step is done so that the released birds are not infected with the deadly virus free.
Head of livestock and agriculture Polewali Mandar, Syahruddin Haruna said, it has formed a task force team works closely with the district and health authorities to eliminate the spread of bird flu virus that has plagued the five districts in Polewali Mandar.
In addition to mass penyemprotam held simultaneously in 14 districts in Polewali Mandar, animal husbandry department officials also continue to hold a mass vaccine at various locations terutma in five districts that had tested positive for bird flu. In addition to mass spraying in all the districts in Polewali officials also held a limited vaccination and socialization of the bird flu virus prevention, so as not widespread, "said Haruna Syahruddin.
The lack of vaccines persedaian desinvektan and materials to make the officer a hard time doing bulk vaccine and mass spraying in all the villages suspected of potentially infected with bird flu.
Haruna complained about the lack of supervision Syahruddin distribution of poultry in the border town of Polewali and Pinrang, south Sulawesi, under the authority of provincial livestock department. According to the entry of poultry products Syahruddin out freely at the border and Sidrap Pinrang assigned officers complicate outbreak of bird flu breaking the chain of spread of bird flu virus into Polewali which was originally thought to spread from southern Sulawesi to the Polewali.