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Bird flu hits Mumbai 2 positive cases detected; High alert sounded, BMC issues New Guidlines

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If the damage caused to lives by the Covid-19 pandemic was not enough, now yet another disease has become a matter for concern, the outbreak of Bird Flu. After it hit Rajasthan and other Northern states, Maharashtra has emerged as the eighth state in the country to confirm cases of bird flu.

As per test reports chickens, crows, pond egrets, and parrots have died due to bird flu in Mumbai, Thane, Parbhani, Beed, and Dapoli.
The test report also confirms that that two crows in Mumbai, three pond egrets and one parrot in Thane died of avian influenza, popularly known as Bird Flu. On Sunday, as many as 11 crows were found dead in Mumbai’s Chembur area.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday evening had chaired a meeting to review the situation in Maharashtra and expressed concern over the 2 positive cases detected following the outbreak of bird flu.

Meanwhile, the cause of death of around 800 chickens in the last few days at a poultry farm in Maharashtra’s Parbhani district confirms the outbreak of Bird Flu.
Sources reveal of the death of
800 chickens in Murumba village due to bird flu.

Meanwhile, the bird flu outbreak has already been confirmed in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.

The Maharashtra Government has cautioned Non-vegetarians to avoid consumption of chicken.

News Edit by K.V.Raman

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