SKOPJE, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Macedonia’s president was locked indoors for three hours this week after an eagle dropped dead in his backyard and vets wary of the spread of bird flu were brought in to disinfect the area. … "The bird was taken for further analysis and the location has been disinfected," the authority said. "Preliminary results exclude the possibility of bird flu." A source close to the president’s office told Reuters the bird plunged to earth in Crvenkovski’s garden. The president and his family were told to stay indoors by security officers as veterinary workers checked the area. …

Suspect eagle keeps Macedonian president cooped up