Kanpur zoo shut for 15 days after samples of dead fowls confirm bird flu

Samples of fowls found dead at Kanpur zoo have tested positive for bird flu, following which the Kanpur zoo has been shut for 15 days. Four birds were found dead in the zoo premises on January 6 and the samples were sent to Animal Disease Laboratory in Bhopal under high security. The reports on Saturday confirmed the presence of H-5 strain bird flu in the dead jungle fowls. Zoo Director Dr. Sunil Choudhary said that the zoo has been closed for visitors for 15 days. The hospital enclosure where the infected birds had been placed, has also been shut down.

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