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Bird Flu: Terror of avian influenza increases because of migratory birds

Thousands of birds have died in 14 states of India including migratory birds. But due to the deaths of migratory bird bar-headed goose in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.

Yogita S.

Yogita S.By Yogita S.

Published on 8 Jan 2021 11:46 AM GMT

Bird Flu: Terror of avian influenza increases because of migratory birds
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Lucknow: After Corona, the knock of bird flu in the country has made everyone panic. The process of death of crows from Jaipur and Jhalabar in Rajasthan has started and the death of migratory birds has reached in Himachal Pradesh. Thousands of birds have died in 14 states of India including migratory birds. But due to the deaths of migratory bird bar-headed goose in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, there have been clouds of bird flu outbreak in Agra.

Avian influenza H5N8 found in birds:

According to bird expert Dr KP Singh, president of the Biodiversity Research and Development Society, an Indian biodiversity study, the Otopsi report of dead bar-headed goose in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, confirms avian influenzua H1N1, which is a matter of concern. This virus also has a fatal effect on humans. However, Avian Inflenzua H5N8 virus was found in dead birds of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

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Infection from migratory birds:

Migratory bird bar-headed goose are present in thousands in Agra along the banks of river Yamuna, Keetham Lake, Jodhpur Jhal. Bar-headed goose live in large groups, which in the event of infection will threaten the lives of thousands of migratory birds, including bar-headed goose.

At present, a large number of migratory birds and residential birds along with bar-headed goose are present in Agra. It is also a matter of concern that Agra is bordered by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Thousands of migratory birds are present in the Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur and the Chambal River area near Agra. Both states are going through a bird flu crisis.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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