Delhi zoo samples positive for bird flu

Authorities had collected seven samples from four different locations in the zoo, which were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) on February 3, Pandey said.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | February 10, 2021 4:40:42 amavian influenza, Delhi Zoo, Bird flu, Delhi news, Indian express newshttps://creatives.contextads.live/2020/India/Dec20/CT_Impulse_Dec20/Web/index.html?impTrk=bm90QWxsb3dlZA%3D%3D&isTp=dHJ1ZQ%3D%3D&clkSt=aHR0cHM6Ly9jdXJseXRhbGVzLmNvbS8%2FdXRtX3NvdXJjZT1JRSZ1dG1fbWVkaXVtPUltcHVsc2UmdXRtX2NhbXBhaWduPUJyYW5kaW5n&clkEx=aHR0cHM6Ly9jdXJseXRhbGVzLmNvbS8%2FdXRtX3NvdXJjZT1JRSZ1dG1fbWVkaXVtPUltcHVsc2UmdXRtX2NhbXBhaWduPUJyYW5kaW5n&zoneid=919&bannerid=930&type=NAE&CN=CT_Impulse_Dec20&clickTrack=true“The samples have been found positive for avian influenza virus… All safety measures and protocols are strictly being adhered to and constant monitoring is being done by field staff and a team of veterinarians,” he added.

Samples taken of bird droppings in the Delhi Zoo have been found positive for avian influenza virus, director of the zoo Ramesh Pandey said Tuesday.

Authorities had collected seven samples from four different locations in the zoo, which were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) on February 3, Pandey said.

“The samples have been found positive for avian influenza virus… All safety measures and protocols are strictly being adhered to and constant monitoring is being done by field staff and a team of veterinarians,” he added.

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