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Kerala Issues Red Alert After Bird Flu Scare

by Bidita Debnath on  November 25, 2014 at 11:54 PM Bird Flu News   - G J E 4
In Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts of Kerala, a red alert has been declared following an outbreak of avian influenza in the Kuttanadu area.
 Kerala Issues Red Alert After Bird Flu Scare
Kerala Issues Red Alert After Bird Flu Scare
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The entry of all poultry products and transport of birds was banned in the state, after 17,000 ducks were found dead in the Kuttanadu area.

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According to reports, truck-loads of chicken and eggs from neighbouring Tamil Nadu and Karnataka were denied entry into Kerala following the red-alert.

Twenty four-hour control rooms were also started in the affected areas.

Source: ANI
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