Strains of the influenza virus that primarily infect birds, but can also infect humans. This type of flu is most often contracted by contact with sick birds. It can also be passed from person to person. Symptoms begin within two to eight days and can seem like the common flu. Cough, fever, sore throat, muscle aches, headache and shortness of breath may occur. The disease can carry a high mortality in humans. Some antiviral drugs, if taken within two days of symptoms, may help.
The Center on Sunday referenced hen influenza episode has been affirmed in seven states — Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, while check results are in any case anticipated for Delhi and Maharashtra tests.
No examples have been affirmed idealistic in wild fowls from Balod region, Chhattisgarh which had been inspected before, the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying referenced in a public statement.
Control and regulation have been refined in each the influenced areas of Kerala. Post operational observation, program pointers have been given to the state.
Then, the focal gatherings molded for checking the situation inside the influenced regions of the country are visiting the influenced sites.
One of the focal gatherings arrived at Kerala on January 9 and is by and by observing the focal point sites and leading epidemiological examination. Another focal group arrived at Himachal Pradesh on January 10 and is attempt overview inside the influenced territories.
The Center has mentioned states to build awareness among the numerous public and avoid the unfurl of deception concerning avian flu.