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Central crew returns after fowl flu evaluation

A crew of consultants deployed by the Central authorities who spent 4 days in Alappuzha assessing the state of affairs following the outbreak of avian influenza (H5N1) at Vazhuthanam close to Haripad returned on Wednesday.

The crew headed by Rajesh Kedamani, senior regional director, Regional Workplace of Well being and Household Welfare, Bengaluru, wrapped up the go to with a gathering with District Collector V.R. Krishna Teja.

Officers mentioned the Central crew was proud of the district administration’s dealing with of the state of affairs. In view of repeated fowl flu outbreaks within the district, the crew held talks with district authorities on issues that want particular consideration and methods to forestall the outbreak in future.

Mr. Teja mentioned {that a} particular consciousness class can be given to duck farmers on stopping epidemics. He mentioned that solely these attending the category can be issued licenses from native our bodies. If birds exhibit indicators of any illness, farmers ought to instantly notify veterinarians. Failing to take action would invite authorized proceedings.

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