Bird Flu in India 2021: The risk of corona virus is not completely reduced now that there is an alert situation in many states due to bird flu in the country.
Bird Flu in India 2021: The risk of corona virus is not completely reduced yet that there is a situation of alert in many states due to bird flu in the country. After Rajasthan, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, there have been cases of bird flu in Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. Governments are alert after the death of thousands of birds in these states. This series continues. The state governments, along with issuing alerts, have increased proactively to control the situation. In Himachal, the sale of fish, poultry and eggs has been banned. Let us know that not only birds but humans can also be affected by this disease caused by avian influenza virus. Bird flu is an infectious disease and due to the H5N1 virus, it affects the respiratory system.
What are the symptoms of bird flu
Bird flu is also like normal flu and the disease is caused by avian influenza virus H5N1. Apart from birds, this virus can also hunt humans. Bird flu infection spreads quickly in birds such as chicken, turkey, peacock and duck. First, birds are believed to be the main cause of bird flu. But sometimes it happens from person to person as well. There is also a risk of death on a human being who is suffering from avian influenza.
Symptoms of Bird Flu: Difficulty in breathing, always having phlegm, headache, running nose, swelling of throat, pain in muscles, feeling like vomiting, feeling of lower abdomen pain etc.
How it spreads to humans: In humans, the disease is spread by being very close to chickens or infected birds. In humans, the bird flu virus enters through the eyes, nose and mouth. For this reason, the defense is that the infected birds stay away from the dead birds especially. Try not to go in the area with infection. Demand and avoid eating eggs.
1800 birds killed in Pong Dam Lake Sanctuary
So far around 1800 migratory birds have been found dead in the Pong Dam lake sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh. In Rajasthan too, birds have died in many districts. In total, more than 500 birds have died in different parts here. Since then, there is an alert situation in Rajasthan too. The samples of birds of Jhalawar were sent to the National High Security Animal Institute of Bhopal for examination, in which the bird flu has been confirmed.
Governor asked report in Rajasthan
Continuation of death of crows due to bird flu continues in Rajasthan. So far more than 500 crows have died in the state. More than 170 birds died on Monday itself. Concerned Governor Kalraj Mishra has sought information from the state government about the efforts being made to control bird flu. Apart from this, bird flu has also been confirmed in Madhya Pradesh.
40 thousand birds will be killed in Kerala
The situation of bird flu has also become uncontrollable in Kerala. The disease spread rapidly in Kottayam and Alappuzha districts of Kerala. The administration has ordered killing of ducks, chickens and other domestic birds in a radius of one kilometer in and around the affected areas. Officials said that about 40,000 birds would have to be killed to prevent the spread of the H5N8 virus. According to the Kottayam district administration, bird flu has been found in a duck rearing center in Sleepur and around 1,500 ducks have died there.
Kerala: High alert in some districts
High alert is going on in some areas of Kerala regarding bird flu. Employees of the wildlife, animal husbandry department have been asked to remain alert in the state. Let us know that in the year 2016, there was a large scale flu spread in Kerala.