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Avian Flu confirmed after death of 18,00 migratory birds in Himachal

After Rajasthan, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, now in Himachal also, bird flu cases have been stirred up. Along with this, the concern from administration to health department has increased.

Yogita S.

Yogita S.By Yogita S.

Published on 5 Jan 2021 7:28 AM GMT

Avian Flu confirmed after death of 18,00 migratory birds in Himachal
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Bird Flu scare afflicts the Nation; Uttar Pradesh on High Alert
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New Delhi: The whole world has not yet emerged from the corona virus epidemic that meanwhile the risk of bird flu has spread in the country. Bird flu cases are increasing rapidly in many states of the country.

After Rajasthan, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, now in Himachal also, bird flu cases have been stirred up. Along with this, the concern from administration to health department has increased.

1800 birds killed in Himachal Pradesh so far

Bird flu has been confirmed by officials in some migratory birds found dead in the Pong Dam lake area of ​​Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. So far around 1800 birds have died in Himachal. Bird flu has been confirmed in a test report of a sample of birds found dead. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Archana Sharma said that his department is waiting for its confirmation from Bhopal's National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases.

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The administration issued alert after bird flu cases were reported in the state. After which the sale of eggs, meat, chicken etc. has been banned. District Magistrate of Kangra Rakesh Prajapati has banned the sale of chicken, fish, duck and eggs, meat, chicken in Fatehpur, Dehra, Jawali and Indora sub divisions of the district. In addition, the Wildlife Department has banned all activities in the lake due to the fear of bird flu.

40,000 birds will be killed in Kerala

At the same time, information on bird flu cases has also been reported in some places in Kottayam and Alappuzha districts of Kerala. After this, the administration has taken appropriate steps and ordered to kill chickens, ducks and some domestic birds in a radius of one km around the affected areas. 40,000 birds will be killed for the prevention of H5N8 virus. Please tell that the employees of the wildlife, animal husbandry department have been ordered to remain alert in the state. The situation here is under control but the administration has issued a high alert in the districts.

Apart from this, there is a panic in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh regarding the deaths of crows, ducks, chickens and herons. In view of this disease, section 144 has been imposed in Rajasthan.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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