Bird Flu
Bird Flu
Bhubaneswar: The authorities in the Department of Fisheries and Animal Resources Development have got a sigh of relief after the sample of suspected bird flu from 15 places of the State tested negative.

As per sources, samples were sent from 15 places of Bhubaneswar, Khurda, Jagatsinghpur, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj and Jajpur where death of crows and poultry birds was reported.

The authorities received the report in this regard from the Bhopal’s High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (HSADL) on Saturday.

Earlier, culling orders were executed in Keranga of Khurda district and later followed by Betanoti block of Mayurbhanj where as many as 8,800 poultry birds were culled due to spread of H5N1 virus.