Kenya is preparing for a possible outbreak of the deadly strain of bird flu, as parts of East Africa are considered at risk for the virus.
Veterinary personnel in Kenya have been put on alert to prevent the disease from spreading.
This comes as the U.N. Food and Agriculture organization warns the virus could reach such East African countries as Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.
Migratory birds fly south to the region during the European winter.The H5N1 strain of avian influenza has killed more than 60 people in Asia since 2003. No human cases have been reported in Europe, but the H5N1 strain has been detected in birds in Romania, Turkey, Russia and Bulgaria.