Fear of bird flu due to death of crows, myna in Jharkhand, samples sent for investigation


2500 samples sent to check bird flu after bird death in Jharkhand


After getting bird flu cases in nine states of the country, there is an increased possibility of the virus spreading in Jharkhand (Jharkhand). Here a large number of crows and myna have been found dead. After this, 2500 samples including 20 wild birds have been sent to the lab for examination. Director of Jharkhand Animal Husbandry Department (Jharkhand Animal Husbandry Department) has given this information on Tuesday.

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Department director Nancy Sahai said that no news of chickens has been reported yet. Rapid response teams have been formed, which are constantly monitoring the situation in the state. Sahay said that the Animal Husbandry Department has taken necessary steps. Poultry bird is also being constantly monitored. All other precautionary arrangements have also been made in view of the possibility of bird flu. However, in Shikaripura of Dumka district, there is a stir in the rural areas of Jharkhand after the death of large-scale myna, crows and herons. Samples of dead birds have been taken from here and sent for bird flu investigation.

However, in view of apprehension, orders have been given to every district to take precautionary measures. Maharashtra is the eighth and Delhi is the ninth state, where bird flu in Maharashtra has been confirmed. In the last two days, 800 chickens have died in Maharashtra. The outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh. Amid growing danger, Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) asked all the chief ministers that the state administration should stop it at the district level.


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