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(From The Jakarta Post)
Despite comprehensive media coverage on the outbreak of avian influenza, or bird flu, in Asian countries, it seems many Jakartans remain ill-informed on the disease.
At Petak Sembilan Market in West Jakarta people examined live chickens, claiming that a bird's appearance was a good indicator of its health.
"I'd rather buy live chickens after watching the news. It said that as long as chickens don't have blue combs, red eyes and feet, then they're healthy," said Sherly, who was shopping at the market on Wednesday.
Lanny, who was shopping at Pancoran Market in Kota, West Jakarta, agreed with Sherly, saying she could …