Bird Flu Scare Grips Khurda Again


Khurda: Bird flu scare has once again gripped Keranga village of Khurda District with locals spotting several dead crows at many places in the area today.
According to sources, unusual mortality of crows and some other birds were reported from the village even as the administration had carried out extensive poultry culling and safety measures to curtail the viral disease that was reported two months ago.

Following the outbreak of avian flu, the government had issued alert while the local administration, Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Department sent infected samples for Laboratory tests.