City Closely Monitoring Birds for Flu Virus Infection
So far the city has not received any news on local birds being infected with the H7N9 virus. the city wildlife management department said that staff at six bird monitoring stations in the city are keeping close tabs on birds especially the migratory birds.
These station collect feces samples from randomly selected birds once a week the send the samples to laboratories to check for any infection. As of the moment the feces samples shows no traces of the virus. Residents are reminded to avoid touching dead birds or feces that are found on streets.
Also the Guangdong provincial health department reports that medicines and other materials that are used for testing and treating the H7N9 flu virus are in full supply and residents should not worry since the city is fuuly prepared in dealing with the virus is ever it should appear.