Bird flu declared disaster in Kerala, 14 states including UP Haryana on alert

The Kerala government has declared it a state disaster because of the growing outbreak of bird flu amid the Corona epidemic.At the same time, an alert has also been issued in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, and Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Gujarat are already on high alert because of increasing cases of avian influenza virus.

Till now thousands of birds have died in 14 states. So far 1700 ducks have died in Kerala. 625 birds have been lost in 16 districts including Jhalawar, Kota in Rajasthan. 370 crows were killed in Mandsaur, Malwa, Khargone, and Indore in Madhya Pradesh.

At the same time, 2,739 migratory and local birds have died in Kangra, Himachal. Four lakh chickens have died in Panchkula in Haryana in 10 days. Dead birds have also been found in Junagadh,