Preliminary tests for bird flu on four Bangladeshi workerswho had been culling chickens infected with the disease were"positive," a Kuwaiti medical source told AFP.
If confirmed, they will be the first cases of bird flu affecting humans inArab nations of the Gulf.
"The first test on the four men was positive," the source said,requesting anonymity. "We have taken blood samples for a second test toreconfirm the initial results. We expect the outcome within hours.
"If the outcome is reconfirmed as positive, we will have to send bloodsamples to the World Helath Organisation (WHO) laboratory in
The four workers were admitted to
Since the outbreak of bird flu in
The four Bangladeshis were part of official teams culling and buryinghundreds of thousands of chickens in Wafra, south of
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