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India declared itself free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1 and H5N8)

07 July 2017 | News

Surveillance was carried out throughout the country and around the areas of the outbreaks

Source: FluJabs

Source: FluJabs

India has declared itself free from Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) and notified it to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) from 6th June, 2017 and notified the same to OIE

According to the statement given by ministry of agriculture, “All the outbreaks of Avian Influenza (HPAI) mentioned above were notified to OIE and the control and containment operations were carried out as per the Action Plan on Preparedness, Control and Containment of Avian Influenza” 

Surveillance was carried out throughout the country and around the areas of the outbreaks since completion of the operation (including culling, disinfection and clean-up) and surveillance in the states showed no evidence of presence of Avian Influenza Virus.

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