BIRD FLU

Bali -2008

Avian influenza has been reported in 31 of Indonesia’s 33 provinces. The virus is endemic in Java, Sumatra, Bali and southern Sulawesi, with sporadic outbreaks reported from other areas.¬†Indonesia is the nation worst affected by bird flu and has struggled to contain the virus. Until April 2008 Bird flu has infected 132 Indonesians, killing 107 of them, which is the highest death toll in the world.
Almost all infected people are thought to have contracted the disease from poultry. About twenty percent of the chicken population of 1.4 billion is scattered in around 30 million backyards, where people raise poultry for food or income.

Chickens suspected bird flu virus in Denpasar, Bali
Relatives carry the coffin of 28-years old Balinese Ayu Sri Nadi, a bird flu victim, during her funeral in Beraban village, Bali
Relatives mourn during the funeral of the 28-years old Balinese Ayu Sri Nadi, a bird flu victim, in Beraban village, Bali, Indonesia
Relatives bury the coffin of 28-years old Balinese Ayu Sri Nadi, a bird flu victim, during her funeral in Beraban village, Bali
A Balinese man (R) under observation for the bird flu virus in an intensive care room at Sanglah Hospital in Denpasar, Bali
An Indonesian healt officer takes blood samples from relatives of 28-years old Balinese woman Ayu Srinadi for bird flu tests in Beraban village, Bali. Ayu Srinadi has died on 21 August of bird flu, which was the second death cases of bird flu in Bali
An Indonesian paramedic gives a medical check up for bird flu to a villager in Denpasar, Bali during a mass medical check for the prevention of bird flu
Indonesian agricultural official sprays disinfectant on a bird cage at a neigborhood in Denpasar
Indonesian agricultural official vaccinates a duck during vaccination program in Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Chickens suspected bird flu virus in Jembrana, Bali
Indonesian officer slaughter thousands of illegal chickens and duck which suspected bird flu virus in Jembrana, Bali
Indonesian officer slaughter thousands of illegal chickens and duck which suspected bird flu virus in Jembrana, Bali
Chickens suspected bird flu virus in Denpasar, Bali
Indonesian officer slaughter chickens and duck which suspected bird flu virus in Denpasar, Bali
Balinese men sprays disinfectant at a neighborhood of 28-years old Balinese woman Ayu Srinadi in Beraban village, Bali. Ayu Srinadi, a chicken trader has died on 21 August 2007 of bird flu, which was the second death cases of bird flu in Bali
Balinese men sprays disinfectant at a bird market in Denpasar, Bali
Bird flu handling exercise in Jembrana, Bali, Indonesia
Bird flu handling exercise in Jembrana, Bali, Indonesia
Bird flu handling exercise in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Bird flu handling exercise in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Activists dressed as chickens during a campaign infront of the venue of the International Bird Flu Summit in Nusa Dua, Bali
Two Balinese men hold their fighting cocks. The H5N1 virus has spread to poultry in 30 of 33 provinces in Indonesia
Traditional cockfighting or localy named Tajen during the Tabuh Rah ceremony at a Temple in Denpasar, Bali
Traditional cockfighting or localy named Tajen during the Tabuh Rah ceremony at a Temple in Denpasar, Bali
Traditional cockfighting or localy named Tajen during the Tabuh Rah ceremony at a Temple in Denpasar, Bali
Traditional cockfighting or localy named Tajen during the Tabuh Rah ceremony at a Temple in Denpasar, Bali
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