Madhya Pradesh confirms bird flu virus in nine districts
Bird flu virus has been confirmed in 9 districts of state . Indore, Mandsaur,Agar, Neemuch, Dewas, Ujjain, Khandwa, Khargone and Guna reports confirmed cases of bird flu virus . While 885 crows and 9 herons have been reported dead from 21 districts so far.
Around 293 Samples from 21 districts have been sent to National High Security Disease Research Laboratory Bhopal for investigation. The state government is making all efforts to prevent the spread of bird flu. In Indore and Neemuch district, poultry markets etc. have been closed for a week. At Indore and Neemuch chickens and eggs in affected shops and areas have been disposed of to prevent infection.
The Director Animal Husbandry appealed to the poultry farmers to ignore the rumors and follow guidelines as per standard protocol.