Bird Flu

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Bird Flu Cases Found In Kerala's 2 Districts; 80K Birds To Be Culled

In Vechoor, Kallara, and Aymanam of Kerala's Kottayam district and Alappuzha district's Nedumudy and Karuvatta, the cases of bird flu or H5N1 virus were confirmed, reported UNI on December 15. Reportedly, about 80,000 birds in a km radius of the locations will be culled to prevent the virus' spread. However, the authorities announced a compensation of ₹100 and ₹200 each for ducks below 60 days and above 60 days, respectively. 

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 11:06 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Bird Flu, H5N1, Kerala, Kottayam, Alappuzha