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Bird flu

Bird flu had affected 19 districts of west Bengal and the culling of chickens are under process as a safety measure taken by Government. Some affected areas are Murshidabad district , Mursidabad, West Midnapore and South 24 Parganas, Birbhum Howrah. All families who are dependent of Poultary business for their livelihood had been severely affected and a question of livelihood is in front of them as help provided by government rarely reaches to the needy because of corruption. In starting Bird-Flu had affected only few district of state but due to negligence of local administration and state government it virus stretched its wings to 19 district. Bird flu is an infectious disease caused by Influenza A virus and affects chickens, birds, ducks etc. One of this virus types can also cause infection to human. Bird Flu has started from Bangladesh and came to India as both country shares a long border. Now Indian Health Minister have requested international agency to be more vigil & stric…