After Kozhikode, bird flu reported from Malappuram
Malappuram: After Kozhikode, bird flu has been reported from Malappuram district as well. Following this, an emergency meeting was convened at the district collectorate. The chicken belonging to a farm near Parappanangadi was found dead.
The samples of the dead chicken were sent to Bhopal for inspection. The disease was confirmed by Wednesday night. Further course of action will be directed by the Union Health Ministry. Chicken within one km radius of the farm will be culled. The chicken infected with the disease were grown in a small farm behind the house.
The meeting in the collectorate was attended by health department workers.
Earlier, Bird flu was confirmed in Kozhikode district.