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Bird flu now spreads to 9 Indian states

Xinhua | Updated: 2021-01-11 14:33

NEW DELHI -- Avian Flu, or bird flu, has spread to two more Indian states, namely Delhi and Maharashtra, taking the total number of such states to 9 on Monday.

While the bird flu was confirmed in Delhi after eight samples of dead crows and ducks were found positive, as many as 800 chickens were found dead in a village in Maharashtra due to bird flu.

The chickens died of the flu at Murumba village in Parbhani district, said media reports.

The other seven Indian states are - Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.

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