14 novembre 17:17  |  English Edition

Rome, November 14 – The Lazio regional government said Tuesday that it has set up a “protection zone” as part of “extraordinary health measures” after a outbreak of bird flu was detected at a poultry farm at Tivoli, near Rome. It said the “protection zone” regarded Tivoli, Castel Madama and Rome, adding that a “surveillance zone” has also been established involving 17 municipalities to the east of the capital.