Benin's fight against leprosy a success: minister

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Benin's fight against leprosy a success: minister 

COTONOU, Jan. 28 — A remarkable success has been achieved in the fight against leprosy in Benin, as the prevalence decreased to less than one case per 10,000 inhabitants, the country's health minister told Xinhua Tuesday in an interview.

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Benin bans poultry imports from countries affected by bird flu

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Benin bans poultry imports from countries affected by bird flu 

COTONOU, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) — Benin's government has banned importation, distribution and transit of chicken, frozen poultry, day-old chicks, eggs, cattle food and chicken feed from Nigeria to prevent entry of bird flu, a source from Benin's agriculture ministry said Tuesday.

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Benin bans poultry imports from countries affected by bird flu

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Benin bans poultry imports from countries affected by bird flu 

COTONOU, Jan. 21 — Benin's government has banned importation, distribution and transit of chicken, frozen poultry, day-old chicks, eggs, cattle food and chicken feed from Nigeria to prevent entry of bird flu, a source from Benin's agriculture ministry said Tuesday.

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