- Sunday, 15 January 2012 00:59
The serum samples of suspected cases from each patch have been sent for testing in the State laboratory. The blood samples of the suspected cases, although being sent to Animal Disease Research Institute, Bhubaneswar, no case of H5N1 (bird flu) has been detected so far in the district, informed official sources
District Collector Akhil Bihari Ota said, “So far no case has been clinically detected in our district. The CDVO has been alerted and his men are on the job. Further, we are maintaining a close vigil on the situation. The dead birds are being disposed of according to the standard guidelines.”
In Jaleswar, in the farm area of one Dinanath Parida in village Ambaliatha, some crows were found dead. Local veterinary officer Arun Pradhan and his staff disposed of the bodies. Similarly, in the Gopalpur and Bishnupur areas in Bahanaga bloc, reports of death of crows and poultry birds have been received.