Hyderabad: No bird flu has been reported in the state. Health Minister Eatala Rajender and Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav said on 12 January that so far no cases of bird flu have been reported to the people.
After the death of chickens in some districts, 1,000 samples were examined in the last three days, but the report came out negative.
There were no signs of bird flu in the state and all measures were being taken to monitor the unusual deaths of migratory birds and chickens.
According to the ministers, the officials of the forest and animal husbandry department have been put on high alert. Director of Animal Husbandry v. Lakshma Reddy told that “We are not importing chicken.
High vigilance has been taken to monitor the entry of birds from neighboring states on Telangana state borders and strict monitoring is being done. Fearing bird flu, traders from border areas have stopped bringing chicken from other states to Telangana. “
Instructions have been given to isolate sick birds and send them to their serum for testing. “In case of suspicious or unusual deaths, samples are being sent for testing,” Reddy said.
Telangana has set up 1,300 rapid response teams to deal with any outbreak of bird flu. Officers of animal husbandry, irrigation, forest and health departments were coordinating with the district collectors of the border districts.
Following the outbreak of bird flu in the neighboring state of Kerala, the Tamil Nadu government has formed a panel to investigate the impact and death of birds in the state, animal husbandry minister Udumalai. Radhakrishnan said on 12 January.