Another Tension: Here Comes Bird Flu As Nation Fighting Against COVID-19 Pandemic

Another Tension: Here Comes Bird Flu As Nation Fighting Against COVID-19 Pandemic

In the present scenario we are all united to fight against COVID-19 as India stands in the verge of defeating novel virus by executing massive vaccination programme in the world. So many people thought we will have our normal time very soon, but here tragedy comes as Bird flu strengthens it’s ground and spreading in a rapid manner from one state to other. National Media Reports Say, avian influenza has already affected several states including Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Kerala. Off Course, Counting continues. Observing the current situation, The Central government has asked the affected states to collect the samples from places where bird flu deaths are being occurred. Centre also directs Local Administrative Authorities to follow few precautionary measurements for minimizing the chances of spreading. In order to identify Bird Flu deaths, a team of experts have to go for a special drive where suspicious flu symptoms noticed keeping special focus on places suffering from bird mortality. Following a general protocol, The state governments have to impose prohibitory orders in such areas. Thereafter, Local Authorities may go for the capturing of poultry firms if the same is located within a kilometre of bird flu hit sites. Here to remember, Avian influenza A(H5N1) is caused by a virus subtype that occurs mainly in birds. The disease is highly contagious among birds. Main concern of this fatal virus is it can be transmitted to humans.