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Avian flu kills crows in Anantnag

February 23, 2021 | BK News Service

Authorities said on Monday that the samples of dead crows recovered from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district tested positive for the avian influenza popularly known as bird flu.

The samples were recovered from Arbal area of Dooru in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Officials said in the aftermath of fresh cases, a rapid response team was constituted.
“Ten days ago few crows were found dead in the area after which their sample was taken, which has now been found positive. Soon after the confirmation of the case, a rapid response team was deployed in the area,” officials said.
The officials said that the required SOPs are being adopted fully by the rapid response team even as demarcation of the infected zone and surveillance along with disinfection is also being done.
They added that officials have been directed to survey and collect samples of the poultry including backyard and commercial poultry farms in the area.
It is pertinent to mention that cases of avian influenza were found at various places in J&K among migratory birds and crows, however, cases of avian influenza among domestic birds were found so far in Udhampur district only.

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Avian flu kills crows in Anantnag

February 23, 2021 | BK News Service

Authorities said on Monday that the samples of dead crows recovered from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district tested positive for the avian influenza popularly known as bird flu.

The samples were recovered from Arbal area of Dooru in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Officials said in the aftermath of fresh cases, a rapid response team was constituted.
“Ten days ago few crows were found dead in the area after which their sample was taken, which has now been found positive. Soon after the confirmation of the case, a rapid response team was deployed in the area,” officials said.
The officials said that the required SOPs are being adopted fully by the rapid response team even as demarcation of the infected zone and surveillance along with disinfection is also being done.
They added that officials have been directed to survey and collect samples of the poultry including backyard and commercial poultry farms in the area.
It is pertinent to mention that cases of avian influenza were found at various places in J&K among migratory birds and crows, however, cases of avian influenza among domestic birds were found so far in Udhampur district only.


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