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on February 8, 2010

South Jarkarta districts declared AI 'Red Zones'

Two districts in South Jakarta, Kecamatan Pesanggrahan and Kebayoran Lama, have been declared "Red Zones" for avian influenza, according to a local news report.

Two districts in South Jakarta, Kecamatan Pesanggrahan and Kebayoran Lama, have been declared "Red Zones" for avian influenza, according to a local news report.

"It means that this area is susceptible to bird flu spreading," said head of the Livestock and Fishery Service, South Jakarta, Chaidir Taufik, after his team had finished a fowl depopulation measure March 25.

The Livestock and Fishery Service of South Jakarta culled about 1,322 fowls from 10 districts in South Jakarta in response to the deaths of two human AI victims in February and March this year.

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