Bird Flu Outbreak: Uttarakhand latest to confirm Bird Flu, Delhi & Rajasthan gears up

Bird Flu also known as Avian Influenza is slowly spreading its wings. Till about yesterday only 9 states and Union territories had confirmed cases of Bird Flu. Now, Uttarakhand has become the latest state to confirm Bird Flu in the state amidst nationwide effort to prevent the spread. While Delhi has banned import on live birds, the biggest wholesale poultry market in Ghazipur has been shut down. The Bird-wing of Jaipur Zoo has also been closed after Birds were found dead there. Their samples have been sent to Bhopal lab to find out whether the death was caused due to the flu. According to the state administration, 15 districts in Rajasthan have confirmed cases of Bird Flu.