Bird flu is spreading in Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. At least 50 birds died in Rajasthan’s Baran yesterday. Many birds have also died in Gujarat’s Junagadh. Kottayam, Alappuzha district of Kerala has been identified as bird flu hotspot.
Many crows have died in 10 districts of Madhya Pradesh. 1700 migratory birds have died in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. The administration has banned the sale of eggs in an area of 10 km to prevent bird flu.
Hundreds of birds have died in the last few days in Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The Vijayanagara government has issued a warning to two states in Kerala declaring bird flu a ‘state disaster’. Numerous bird deaths have also been reported in Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
The sale of chickens and chicken eggs and fish has been banned in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district to prevent infection. For the huge bird deaths in Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan and Kerala, the Center on Tuesday asked the states to “take all possible steps to curb the spread of the disease”.
When all over India is waiting for covid-19 vaccine with all over world to get safe, in that time bird flu scare in Rajasthan On December 25, several dead crows were rescued in Jhalawar district, which caused a stir among the locals. The local administration later confirmed the bird flu by testing the birds.
Kunji Lal Mina, chief secretary of the state’s livestock department, said multiple crows had died due to bird flu. Not only in Jhalawar but also in the adjoining Kota and Jodhpur districts such dead crows have been rescued.
Meanwhile, in the wake of the death of migratory birds, panic of blood flu has started in several states of the country. Between December 23 and January 3, 100 crows died in Madhya Pradesh. In all, a total of 252 crows have died in Rajasthan so far.
Not only Madhya Pradesh or Rajasthan, but also Gujarat, Kerala and Himachal Pradesh are at risk of blood flu. However, there is no evidence yet that blood-flu is associated with the death of migratory birds. All in all, bird flu is causing additional panic in Corona.