Avian influenza: Centre tells states to issue advisories on consumption of poultry products

Check spread of rumours and misinformation; cases of avian influenza have been confirmed in 10 states

Avian influenza: Centre tells states to issue advisories on consumption of poultry products

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 14

The Centre has asked the states to issue advisories on ‘dos and don’ts’ regarding consumption of poultry and eggs in order to check spread of rumours and misinformation, thereby leading to economic loss for the poultry farmers.

Cases of avian influenza have been confirmed in 10 states. Further, cases of unnatural mortality of birds have been reported in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir and four districts of Jharkhand.

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