In the Indian state of Jharkhand, more than 400 chickens died of bird flu in 5 days, the Kolkata lab confirmed bird flu in chickens.
After the bird flu cases came to light in the poultry farm managed by the Jharkhand government, the authorities have become active in this regard. The animal department has also been alerted in this regard. An investigation has been started regarding the death of such a large number of chickens.
Jharkhand authorities have banned citizens from eating chicken meat. Kolkata’s laboratory has confirmed bird flu in chickens.
Avian influenza Avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu. Avian means bird and influenza means flu. is an infectious viral disease of birds. which mostly affects waterfowl but also affects chickens and other types of birds. Bird flu viruses do not usually infect humans.