KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia's Health Ministry declared the
country free of bird flu, the New Straits Times reported on Monday.
There had been no new bird flu cases in the last few days, said Datuk Lee
Kah Choon, parliamentary secretary of the Health Ministry.
กกกก"Nobody in the
country had been infected with the H5N1 virus inthe past two weeks," he said in
the northwestern state of Penang on Sunday.
Earlier on June 6, the H5N1 strain of bird flu virus had been detected near
Paya Jaras Hilir village in Selangor State, west of Kuala Lumpur.
This was the first bird flu case in Malaysia since bird flu occurred in
February and March of last year.