In the Tuimazinsky district of the Republic of Bashkortostan, an emergency situation (ES) was introduced due to the spread of bird flu. This is reported by the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the republic.
According to the ministry, the infected birds were seized and destroyed in four villages of the region. Local residents are now being vaccinated against bird flu.
Sanitary posts are installed at all exits and entrances to the quarantine zone. All cars are inspected, they are also sanitized, writes “MediaCorset”…
The Ministry of Emergency Situations clarifies that explanatory work has been carried out to reduce social tension with the population. The district administration is deciding the issue of compensation for the losses incurred by citizens.
The first case of avian influenza was detected in early October in the village of Bishkurai. According to preliminary data, geese could be infected on the lake from migratory birds.
On October 11, the head of Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said that since the beginning of the year, one case of human infection with bird flu has been recorded in Russia. Another case of the transition of avian influenza virus to the human population occurred in China.
On October 1, infectious disease doctor Elena Akimenko told which diseases that are infectious to humans are carried by birds. She also noted that diseases transmitted from birds can threaten a person with death – for example, psittacosis, from which 1% of those infected die, or bird flu, leading to death in 3.5% of cases.