Surat in Gujarat,Confirms Bird flu Among Chickens

by Medindia Content Team on  February 25, 2006 at 5:19 PM Bird Flu News
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Surat in Gujarat,Confirms Bird flu Among Chickens
Ahmedabad: Samples from a poultry in Surat district of Gujarat has tested positive for bird-flu, and this has led to the resumption of culling operations on chickens, around this area, according to an Official report.
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Thankfully, no cases of bird flu among humans have been detected. The results were announced yesterday, after samples from Timoli farm were sent to a lab in Bhopal. Culling operations have started in these areas, and 19000 chickens are slated to be culled today along with the disinfecting operation which will gain momentum.

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All the workers who are involved in these operations have been give preventive shots of Tamiflu.

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