New Delhi: The latest outbreak is Bird Flu in India as the centre and state governments have advised people to avoid roaming around the waters and lakes. Tens of thousands of birds have been killed across the country in order to prevent avian influenza (H5N8).
As of now, it has been confirmed that at least 10 states have been infected with the virus, including capital Delhi.
All infected states have been advised to increase its surveillance on water bodies, lakes, bird markets and zoos.
Authorities have banned the sale of birds and urged people not to buy chickens.
Currently, the presence of H5N1 and H5N8 has been shown in most of the states.
Last year, many European countries, including Taiwan and Japan, killed millions of birds in order to tackle the deadly virus.