The administration is on high alert about the flu flu. Along with the migratory birds, local birds are also sampling. They are being monitored round the clock
Bird flu Symbolic photo.
The country was still struggling with the Corona epidemic, meanwhile bird flu has also knocked in India. Thousands of birds have been killed in many states of the country, in which the bird flu has been confirmed. At the same time, mass sampling of migratory birds has started in Gharana Wetland located in RS Pura sector of Indo-Pak international border of Jammu. These samples have been started by the Animal Husbandry Department and the Wildlife Department.
Sampling of birds is being sent to Jalandhar, so that it can be ascertained whether the migratory birds that have reached Wetland have any symptoms of bird flu. More than 150 species of migratory birds are reaching Wetland. The special thing is that dead migratory bird hatched geese in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh are seen in most of the homes of Jammu in Wetland. In such a situation, an alert has been issued by the Animal Husbandry and Wildlife Department and along with the birds are being closely monitored.
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The administration is completely on high alert. The administrative staff has reached the spot. Along with the migratory birds, local birds are also sampling. Birds are being monitored round the clock to ensure that there is no symptom of bird flu in any bird in Jammu and Kashmir, and if it is, then it can be controlled in time.
What is bird flu
Bird flu is a virus and is called avian influenza (H5N1) virus. Bird flu engulfs humans as well as birds. Infections spread from one person to another. Usually this happens from one bird to another. It has been reported that birds like poultry, turkey, geese and duck species are more affected by this virus. Bird flu is so deadly that it also kills humans and birds.
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