Senior Environmental Health Officer Ferdinia Carbon says although the Avian Influenza is primarily an animal health problem it does in fact pose a threat to humans and the environment.
The Avian Influenza known informally as Avian Flu or Bird Flu is caused by viruses adapted to birds.
An Avian Influenza table top simulation exercise to test Dominica’s readiness in the event that the disease is confirmed entered its final day last Wednesday.
Senior Environmental Health Officer Ferdinia Carbon
The exercise was hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Livestock Development Unit through the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture with funding from the 10th European Development Fund.
It was facilitated by David Castalan.
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