FridayJanuary 30
  • USD 475.56
  • EUR 537.95
  • RUB 6.91

No bird flu in Armenia

18:13, 20.08.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Society

YEREVAN. – There is no flu pandemic, let alone the bird flu, specialist of the state hygienic and anti-epidemic department at the Armenian Health Ministry Liana Torosyan told Armenian dismissing the bird flu rumors spread via social networks.

“First of all we received no reports by the Ministry of Agriculture, secondly there are no reports on died birds, and thirdly the Healthcare Ministry has no vaccine against bird flu, it has not imported and actually there is no need to,” she said. 

The expert also rejected the rumors that the population above 26 in Armenia’s Lusakert village is being vaccinated.

To note, the rumors spread in the social networks claimed that all the residents above 26 in Armenia’s Lusakert village are being vaccinated against the bird flu. The rumor has it that the vaccination is free, while the village residents are concerned and do not want to be vaccinated.

Armenia News -

More in topic

Volunteers offered to give up Facebook for 99 days

An average user spends 17 minutes a day perusing the social media site...

Armenia government discusses new Criminal Code draft concept

The PM instructed to confer on it with all interested departments…

21 arrested during World Cup – Brazil ambassador to Armenia

It’s everyone’s right to protest, but it can’t be uncontrollable…

Ambassador: Brazil hosted 600,000 guests during World Cup

During the final, there were 35 million tweets, but internet connection worked without disruption...

Armenia fights against hailstorms

10,700 shots were fired from 53 anti-hail stations…

Early ripening fruits in Armenia do not contain excessive level of chemicals

We should not consider early ripening fruits or vegetables definitely dangerous...

Partner news