However in India there is no such thing as a report of such an infection up to now because it was first notified in 2006. Nevertheless, we should take preventive measures. No matter we eat, it needs to be well-cooked and hygienically dealt with. The illness is transmitted by the respiratory system, so correct precaution needs to be taken whereas disposing of useless birds,” mentioned Balyan, who has a doctorate in veterinary anatomy.
The minister mentioned the illness up to now had been reported in 5 states — Rajasthan, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh. “There might be one or two states. In many of the states, the illness has been detected in wild birds and migratory birds. In Kerala, it was present in geese and in Haryana poultry birds have additionally been affected,” he mentioned.
Balyan mentioned the one strategy to stop the unfold of the illness was to take precaution, as there was no therapy for it. “Each state authorities ought to maintain a good vigil on the state of affairs. There needs to be correct disposal of useless birds and state authorities ought to attempt to prohibit motion of birds as a lot as they will,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, the central authorities has arrange a management room in New Delhi to maintain a watch on the state of affairs and take inventory every day of the preventive and management measures undertaken by state authorities. It has additionally issued an advisory and motion plan to forestall the unfold of the illness.