Bird flu threat looms amid the COVID-19 pandemic, five states confirm infection

Bird Flu

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new infectious disease has arisen within the country. After Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, now the threat of bird flu has intensified in Himachal Pradesh and Kerala too. Hundreds of birds have been found dead in these states. Recently, Kerala has declared the bird flu as a state disaster. Union Minister Sanjeev Balayan said that the Centre has received reports of Avian influenza from five states – Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Kerala and Himachal Pradesh. In Haryana, the virus has already infected the poultry, while in…

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