India announces itself free from bird flue
New Delhi, Sep 14: India has announced itself free from the exceptionally infectious avian flu (H5N1) or winged creature influenza even as it focused on the requirement for proceeded with reconnaissance.
“India has announced itself free from avian flu (H5N1) from September 5, 2016 and advised the same to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE),” the Department of Animal Husbandry under the Agriculture Ministry said in an announcement.
In a letter to Chief Secretaries of states, the Center has stressed the requirement for “proceeded with reconnaissance particularly in the defenseless territories circumscribing tainted nations and in ranges went by transitory flying creatures”.
India had informed episode of avian flu on May 9, 2016 at Humnabad, Bidar locale, Karnataka. In territories on the one-kilometer range of the flare-up area, the legislature took measures, including separating, sterilization and tidy up, to contain the spread of avian flu.
“Post the observation, the state has demonstrated no confirmation of nearness of the sickness… There has been no further flare-up reported in the nation from that point,” the service said.
Feathered creature influenza influences basically the residential poultry. The malady spreads from tainted fowls to other winged animals through contact with nasal and respiratory emissions furthermore because of pollution of food and water.