Deadly Bird Flu Strain Confirmed in Sarajevo Zoo


The national Veterinary Office said that lab results confirmed a high-mortality type of bird flu in Sarajevo zoo’s birds. The virus was earlier confirmed in poultry in the northern Prijedor region. The Office urged poultry farmers in Sarajevo area to toughen prevention measures on their farms and reduce contact between the wild and domesticated birds.

According to the media, bird flu was diagnosed in swans in Sarajevo zoo.

“The Joint Center for Disease Control will continue coordinating activities to implement the measures in accordance with the legislation in force,” said the Veterinary Office.

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