Bird flu infections confirmed in Delhi, Maharashtra today

Fowl flu has been confirmed in crow samples from Jamia Hamdard College, Delhi, the ministry of fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying talked about on Sunday. Aviation influenza has additionally been detected in poultry samples from Sawargad and Ujona Darwah of Yavatmal district of Maharashtra.

The outbreak of hen flu has already been present in 9 states for poultry birds, the ministry stated. These states are Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab. At the least 12 states confimed for crow or migratory or wild birds.

The ministry has already issued submit operation surveillance plan (POSP) for one epicentre for Kerala, three epicenters for Madhya Pradesh and 5 epicenters for Maharashtra.

“Management and containment operations (cleansing and disinfection) are happening in the remainder of the affected epicentres of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Uttarakhand,” the ministry said on Sunday.

The Meals Security and Requirements Authority of India on Thursday suggested shoppers to keep away from consuming half-boiled eggs and undercooked hen in view of the countrywide outbreak of avian flu amongst poultry, reported PTI. On the identical time, the regulator urged shoppers to not panic, saying there was no must cease shopping for poultry merchandise so long as they’re cooked correctly.

These farmers whose poultry birds, eggs and poultry feed are culled or disposed of by the State as per the motion plan, will obtain compensation from the federal government, the ministry stated. “The Division of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD), Authorities of India offers funds to states/UTs on a 50:50 sharing foundation underneath ASCAD element of its LH & DC Scheme, the ministry added.

All states have been reporting to the Division every day concerning the management measures adopted by them primarily based on the revised motion plan for prevention, management and containment of avian influenza 2021, the ministry stated.

“The division is taking steady efforts to generate consciousness about Avian by means of platforms together with social media platforms like Twitter, Face e book handles,” it additional added.

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