India Intelligence Report

Humans Test Negative, Strange Bird Tests Reported


As bird flu culling continues in Jalgaon district, all suspected human cases have tested negative but more human sickness and strange bird death have been reported in Jharkhand, Uttaranchal, and Aligarh. The Federal Government is evaluating present stocks of bird virus drugs of 600,000 vials and is considering increasing stock levels. Interestingly, Jalgoan itself has only 5000 vials available to it. In the meanwhile, poultry producers are demanding more testing centers in addition to the National Institute of Virology in Bhopal.

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