Monday, February 27, 2012

Bird flu alert sounded in Bihar‎, India after Large Number of Crows died

Patna: Bihar has sounded an alert against the possible spread of avian influenza after a large number of crows died in the state from bird flu.

The health department has directed all district civil surgeons to keep in touch with the district animal husbandry department and follow the advise of its director.

In a report of the Bhopal-based High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (HSADL), it has been revealed that crows are dying in Bihar because of bird flu.

Hundreds of crows have died in Bihar in the last one and a half months, particularly in Gaya, Banka, Nawada, Jamui, Bhagalpur, Munger and Aurangabad districts. Source