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Fresh Bird Flu Cases Reported In Kerala Kottayam, 25000 At Risk


Bird Flu Cases In Kerala Kottayam: Bird flu (avian influenza) has knocked amidst the increasing threat of Omicron. Three cases have been reported in Kottayam, Kerala. These cases have been found in Vechur, Aymanam and Kallar panchayats of Kottayam district. From Wednesday, killing chickens and other birds has been started on a large scale.

This is being done so that the infection of this virus does not spread to other birds. Last week, a case of bird flu was also reported in Alappuzha, the neighbouring district of Kottayam. After the death of chickens on a large scale in Alappuzha, it was feared that they may not have died of birds.

Fresh Bird Flu Cases Reported In Kerala Kottayam

Later this apprehension proved to be true. Local officials said that to prevent the spread of the virus, the killing of ducks and other birds would be started from Wednesday. He said 25,000 birds would be killed.


Given the situation, the government officials have alerted the concerned department. In areas where cases of bird flu have been reported, teams have been deployed to kill chickens and other birds.

According to the instructions of the central government, 28,500 to 35,000 birds are killed if one case of bird flu is found. One hundred rupees for a chicken that is less than 60 days old and 200 rupees for a chicken older than this is given by the government to the poultry farmer.

Alert was issued in the Alappuzha district.

An alert was issued in Kerala’s Alappuzha district only last week. Bird flu was confirmed in some samples here. After this, about 12,000 ducks were killed in ward number 10 of Thakazhi gram panchayat. So far, 140 samples have been sent here for testing, out of which bird flu was confirmed in 26 samples.


Last year was knocked.

Bird flu also knocked in January last year. Many birds died due to this flu in Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana. Crows were killed in Agar Malwa, Sehore, Mandsaur, Khargone in Madhya Pradesh, while lakhs of birds were killed in Barwala in Panchkula, Haryana. After this, the selling, buying and killing of chickens was banned in some areas of these states.

A ban was also imposed on products and fish related to them. However, there is no news of the spread of this infection from birds to humans. But there remains concerned about this. On the other hand, cases of Omicron infection are increasing in India, and this virus has reached many states.

Ashish Kumar Mishra
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