Tag Archives: bird flu

Kuwait OKs birds imports from Iran

KUWAIT CITY, June 25, (KUNA): Kuwait is allowing imports of all birds’ species from Iran and barring them from Finland. Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAFR) indicated in a statement, on Monday, that birds in Iran have become free of the Bird Flu (Avian Flu, or H5N1), …

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Kuwait bans poultry exports from Togo

KUWAIT CITY, May 9, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) said Wednesday that poultry exports from Togo were banned due to reports on the discovery of bird flu. PAAAFR told KUNA that the decision was made according to regional and international rules and regulations concerning …

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MoI denies reports of flu at Sa’ad Al-Abdullah Academy

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: The Public Relations and Security Media Department at the Ministry of Interior has denied what has been published in the social media about the spreading of flu at the Sa’ad Al-Abdullah Academy for Security Sciences particularly the Batch No 46, reports Al- Rai daily. The Department …

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Import of beef, goats, birds from several countries banned

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The Ministry of Commerce has issued 11 administrative decisions to ban the import of beef, goats, sheep and birds from several countries due to the emergence of anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease and avian flu, while five decisions have been issued to lift the ban on birds and …

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PAAAFR bans birds’ imports from some countries, allows from others

KUWAIT CITY, March 26, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) announced on Monday banning the importation of all kinds of live birds, one-day old chicks, and hatching eggs from the Netherlands, Italy, and Missouri (United States), while, PAAAFR lifted the ban on exports from Cameron, …

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Kuwait bans import of live birds from several countries

KUWAIT CITY, March 22, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) issued Thursday a temporary ban on importing all types of live birds, eggs, and chicken chicks from several countries due to avian influenza emergence. The decision states banning the import of birds from Switzerland, Ireland, …

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Ban on birds and eggs from the United Kingdom, Japan and Thailand

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Director- General of the Kuwait General Administration of Customs (GAC) Jamal Al-Jalawi has issued a decision to temporarily ban the import of all types of live birds and eggs from the United Kingdom, Japan and Thailand because of the outbreak of bird flu in those countries, …

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‘No medical authority has reported about avian flu cases in hospitals’

Parliament asks to approve KD 100m to pay overseas medical bills KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: The Ministry of Health has affirmed that no medical authority announced anything about avian fl u cases in hospitals, disclosing it is currently coordinating with the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) …

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No H5N8 human infection … Ready if it hits

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health emphasized Monday that no human infection of the deadly H5N8 virus was detected in Kuwait. In a press statement commenting on a report by a European news agency, the MoH Assistant Undersecretary Dr Majeda Al-Qattan stated that no reports about receiving …

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Kuwait reports outbreak of bird flu

PARIS, Jan 23, (RTRS): Kuwait reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in ducks, geese and pheasants, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing an official Kuwaiti report. Some 144 birds were found dead in the region of Al Jarah, according to …

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