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No need to upgrade anti-bird flu measures in Macao: official
2006-02-03 03:28:02 Xinhua English
MACAO, Feb. 3(Xinhuanet)-- Lau Si Io, president of Macao's Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (CMAB), has said that there was"no need" to upgrade anti-bird flu measures, local media reported Friday.

The official told the Macao Post Daily that however, the Macao concerned authorities are to pay close attention to the bird flu situation and to maintain tight contact with the Chinese mainland health agencies.

Lau said the CMAB has registered 140 dead bird reports since last October and none of the cases tested positive for the avian flu up to now.

He said the daily inspections on the migratory birds and the poultry slaughtering will be continued. Enditem

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