Home Politics Avian influenza outbreaks have taken place in many parts of India, and four states have been put on alert.
Avian influenza outbreaks have taken place in many parts of India, and four states have been put on alert.

Avian influenza outbreaks have taken place in many parts of India, and four states have been put on alert.

by YCPress

January 5th –¬†Avian influenza outbreaks have occurred in many parts of India. So far, four states, Rajasthan, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh, India, have been on alert.

According to India’s ABP News Network, a large number of waterbirds in Pengba Lake have died in Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh, India. Their bodies have tested positive for avian influenza.

The state’s wildlife authorities have sounded the alarm and banned people from operating within a radius of 10 kilometers in the Kangora region.

In the northwestern state of Rajasthan, India, more than 420 birds have recently been reported to have died of bird flu. The state’s livestock department said that at present, bird flu has only been confirmed in the Jalava region, and death reports in other areas have not been published.

In addition, the avian influenza virus was detected in the bodies of about 50 crows in the Indore region of Madhya Pradesh.

Officials in Kerala said that about 1,500 ducks have recently died from bird flu on a farm in the state. In order to control the spread of the bird flu epidemic, about 40,000 birds have been ordered to be killed.