- 11-year-old child dies of bird flu in Delhi
- First case of bird flu death this year
- Isolation done to all the employees who came in contact
Another bad news has come out in the country already battling the Corona epidemic. The first death due to H5N1 avian influenza (bird flu) has been recorded in India on Tuesday. There is news of the death of an 11-year-old boy due to bird flu. After this the patients coming in contact with Delhi AIIMS All the staff have been isolated as a precaution.
The country is still recovering from the second wave of Corona, while the threat of the third wave still remains. At the same time, the increased cases of Zika virus in Kerala have raised the concerns of the government. Now after the death of the child due to bird flu, a new challenge has arisen in front of the government. Significantly, a total of 38 cases of Zika have been reported in Kerala so far.
Earlier this year, cases of bird flu were reported in many states of the country including Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala. After which the poultry business in these states was closed as a precautionary measure for a few days.