Bird Flu reported among domestic geese in north Kashmir’s Bandipora

A day after circumstances of avian influenza (H5N8) popularly generally known as Chook Flu had been reported amongst Crows in Anantnag and Shopian districts of south Kashmir, extra samples have examined optimistic for the illness amongst home geese in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. 

Information company KNO quoted an official saying that samples of few geese had been taken a couple of days in the past from Saderkoot Payeen village in Hajin block of Bandipora, which have examined optimistic. 

Following the event, District Justice of the Peace Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad has declared the world inside one kilometer of the epicentre as contaminated zone whereas as 10 kilometres from the epicentre have been declared as surveillance zones. 

The contaminated zones comprise Khar Mohalla, Hajam Mohalla and Gojjerpatti of village Saderkoot Payeen whereas Saderkoot Bala, Ajas, Verify Sadunara, Garoora and Nadihal as surveillance zones.  

Tehsildar Ajas and Obligation Workplace, PP Ajas have be requested to make sure full ban on the inward and outward motion of all sorts of poultry birds/poultry merchandise from the contaminated zone. 

“They shall additionally guarantee closure of all such markets/retailers coping with sale of poultry/poultry merchandise within the contaminated zone. Chief Medical Officer, Bandipora, shall formulate one designated RRT for inspecting of workers of Animal Husbandry Division concerned with operations within the Contaminated Zone and shall guarantee satisfactory availability of Oseltamivir (TamiFlu drug) and Vary Officer, Wildlife/Wetlands, Bandipora, shall take all doable steps to make sure that wild and stray birds do not need entry to the poultry, poultry sheds and water provides within the Contaminated Zone,” the order additional states.

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