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Bird Flu-hit Murshidabad District Takes Up Poultry Culling

by Rajshri on  January 19, 2010 at 7:58 PM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
 Bird Flu-hit Murshidabad District Takes Up Poultry Culling
A central health ministry official has revealed that culling has started in the right earnest in West Bengal after detection of bird flu. He added that over 3,200 poultry have been culled in the bird-flu hit Murshidabad district of West Bengal.
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"A Central Rapid Response Team of the health ministry has been deputed to assist the state health authorities. Containment measures have been initiated as per the contingency plan," the official added.

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These measures were initiated after a fresh outbreak of bird flu was detected in Murshidabad on January 14. The central health ministry has also said that although there were 19 cases of fever among villagers in the area, none of them had been exposed to sick birds or poultry.


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