From The Times of India:
China has said the possibilities of bird flu outbreaks in many parts of the country is “very high” in the winter and spring despite efforts to contain the disease.
Ministry of Agriculture was “not optimistic” about the situation as there had been cases of poultry infection in many areas despite major strides in preventing the disease, Vice-Minister of Agriculture Yin Chengjie said. “The critical point is to improve the disease control in the country’s southern areas”, Yin was quoted as saying by the official Xinhua news agency. [Full Text]