Influenza virus “A” found in the southern Sakhalin poultry farm “Ostrovnaya” – Soviet Sakhalin

According to the results of laboratory tests, influenza A virus was detected in the Ostrovnaya poultry farm, the press service of the regional government reports. A preventive measures plan has been developed to prevent employee morbidity.


The company conducted a medical examination of the employees. Based on the results of the survey, employees who have no contraindications and have not been vaccinated during the current epidemic season will be vaccinated against influenza.

Workers with signs of respiratory viral illnesses will be excused from work for treatment.

“There is no danger of the disease spreading among the population,” said Olga Funtusova, chief sanitary doctor of the Sakhalin region.

The entire complex of quarantine measures, as well as disinfection of the premises of the poultry farm, is being carried out.

Updated disinfection barriers and mats, staff and equipment for certain buildings. Enhanced control over compliance with sanitary requirements. Relevant samples were taken and analyzed.

The regional agency of veterinary medicine and animal husbandry has developed an action plan aimed at eliminating the source of the infection.

Control over compliance with sanitary and epidemiological measures is carried out by the territorial department of Rospotrebnadzor.

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