China gave Ukraine five bottles of H5N2 and H5N1 vaccines
Thursday, according to the website of the Ministry of Agriculture
Sergei Alekseevich Kamyshev, Ukrainian Ambassador to China,
accepted the vaccines and expressed admiration for the quick
response and kind cooperation from the Ministry.
He spoke highly of China's achievements in bird flu prevention
and control and the country's contribution to the world fight
against bird flu.
Kamyshev said Ukraine would exchange with China the process and
results of bird flu vaccine experiments in due time, and voiced
hopes to strengthen cooperation with the Chinese Ministry of
Agriculture in bird flu prevention and control.
The United Nations' top official for bird flu warned Wednesday
that Ukraine is at high risk of further outbreaks of the disease
and said it must be ready to cope with human infections.
Ukraine confirmed its first outbreak of bird flu on December 3,
2005. No human cases of the disease have been reported in
(Xinhua News Agency February 18, 2006)