Avian Influenza: Samples sent to
NIHSAD Bhopal for tests found
Surveillance samples, which were sent to NIHSAD Bhopal for the
tests of Avian Influenza on March 4, has been found negative as
per the report received late Wednesday, according to National
Zoological Park, Delhi.
That was the fourth round of surveillance samples sent to
"Since two consecutive surveillance test reports have come
negative, the Zoological Park has come out of
epicentre/surveillance zone," the zoo authorities said.
The previous negative report had come on March 1, 2021.
According to the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry
and Dairying, till January 30 outbreaks of avian influenza have
been confirmed in 10 States/UTs- Kerala, Haryana, Madhya
Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar
Pradesh, Punjab, and Jammu and Kashmir for poultry birds. Read