Avian Influenza has been reported in no less than ten states of the nation to this point. Delhi, Maharashtra and Uttarakhand have been the newest to substantiate chicken flu amid strenuous efforts to include the unfold. Different states which have reported chicken flu are Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh.
On Monday, Avian Influenza was confirmed as the reason for demise in numerous birds in Parbhani, Mumbai, Thane, Beed, and Dapoli in Maharashtra.
In the meantime, in Dehradun, a complete of 165 birds have been discovered useless, together with 121 crows within the Bhandari Bagh space solely. Greater than 30 birds have been discovered useless at completely different locations in and round Rishikesh. Twenty-eight crows and a pigeon have been discovered useless on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) premises, one avian demise was reported from the Bees Bigha locality and two such deaths have been reported from the Raiwala station.
- ICAR-Nationwide Institute of Excessive-Safety Animal Ailments (ICAR-NIHSAD) has confirmed the demise of crows and migratory, wild birds in Tonk, Karauli, Bhilwara districts of Rajasthan; and Valsad, Vadodara, and Surat districts of Gujarat.
- The demise of crows was additionally confirmed within the Kotdwar and Dehradun districts of Uttarakhand. In Delhi, crows and geese, respectively, have been reported useless in New Delhi and Sanjay lake areas.
- Moreover, outbreak of Avian influenza has been amongst poultry in Parbhani district whereas AI is confirmed from Mumbai, Thane, Dapoli, Beed in crows in Maharashtra.
- In Haryana, culling of contaminated birds is underway for the management and containment of the unfold of the illness. A Central group has visited Himachal Pradesh and can attain Panchkula right now for finishing up monitoring the epicentre websites and conducting an epidemiological investigation.
- States have been requested to construct consciousness among the many public and keep away from the unfold of misinformation.
- States/ UTs have been requested to extend surveillance round water our bodies, dwell chicken markets, zoos, poultry farms, and so forth. together with correct disposal of carcass and strengthening of bio-security in poultry farms.
- Furthermore, sustaining enough inventory of PPE kits and equipment required for culling operations. Secretary DAHD requested State Animal Husbandry departments to make sure efficient communication and coordination with Well being authorities for shut vigilance of the illness standing and keep away from any probabilities of leaping of the illness into people.