Jakarta Residents should be wary consume chicken. Therefore, 80 percent of shelters where poultry infected with avian influenza virus show.
Until now undertaken efforts to address Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo related to this issue is still very minimal.
Head of Operational Office Indonesia-Dutch Partnership on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI-IDP), Ivo Claassen, said, based on surveillance in some poultry shelter facilities in Jakarta and the results of research conducted in 2007 and repeated again in 2009, showed 80 percent of the houses shelter these birds infected with avian influenza virus.
"The results of this study we have given to the government of DKI Jakarta. This became the basis for restructuring. But for some reason, the improvement was not so done. So, the situation has not changed," said Ivo told the press at the close of the IDP-HPAI project on Wednesday ( 11/02/2011).
According to him, in fact the source of the virus exists outside of Jakarta. However, the virus was brought to Jakarta for the distribution system that is not true that birds spread the Jakarta area.
"It's a matter of marketing chains that should receive immediate treatment," he explained.
Chairman of the Control Unit and the Control of Avian Influenza Ministry of Agriculture, M Azhar said the results of research that the government of Jakarta has been given a recommendation.
One was to make regulations regarding the prohibition of live birds enter into Jakarta. In the field realization is to make integrated slaughterhouse.
"Capital regulation restrukurisasi make poultry market chain, although not yet optimal path. The strategy places relocated poultry pieces making it easier to control and reduce risk, is currently being pursued," he said.http://www.tribunnews.com/2011/11/02/80 ... flu-burung