New Delhi given a Bird Flu scare as 20 crows die in Mayur Vihar

Delhi, Bird Flu
Death of 20 crows in Delhi sparked a scare of Bird Flu
Delhi, Bird Flu
Death of 20 crows in Delhi sparked a scare of Bird Flu

The Mayur Vihar Phase 3 territory in New Delhi went in a condition of frenzy after the death of 20 crows were accounted for over a couple of days. The residents over there are frightened of a bird flu outbreak as the H5N8 infection has arrived at neighboring Haryana.

Authorities from the animal husbandry unit of the Development Department on Friday gathered samples from the territory and sent them to an assigned research center in Punjab’s Jalandhar.

“Around 20 crows have passed on in the zone throughout the most recent couple of days. We are observing the standard working strategy. It is yet to be learned whether the reason for death is bird flu infection,” Dr Rakesh Singh from the division said.

Vice president Minister Manish Sisodia had said on Thursday that there is no instance of bird flu in Delhi yet and requested that authorities keep a nearby watch on poultry birds rolling in from neighboring states to forestall any contamination.

Sisodia had additionally educated authorities to keep a severe vigil on birds at major bird destinations, particularly poultry markets, water bodies, zoos and other likely hotspots.

These include Ghazipur Fish and Poultry Market, Shakti Sthal Lake, Sanjay Lake, Bhalswa Horseshoe Lake, Delhi Zoo, and smaller water bodies in DDA parks among others.

Eleven rapid response teams have been set up to screen Delhi’s potential hotspots.

Then, five states in the nation have announced the flare-up of avian flu until Friday night. The states incorporate Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Haryana.

Not many different states, including Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, have likewise seen abnormal passings of poultry, crows and migratory birds. The Center has requested that nearby specialists help observation around water bodies, live bird markets, zoos and poultry farms.



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