Bird flu: Giriraj Singh urges not to spread rumors that may affect poultry farming

Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Giriraj Singh on January 11 said that people should not be panicked as there is no sign that bird flu can infect humans. "There is a need of precautionary steps which states are taking. States administrations are taking step to close shops if needed," he said. Singh also urged not to spread rumors that might affect corn and poultry farmers. He emphasized that bird flu cannot infect humans from properly cooked chicken meals.