February 12, 2021 07:30 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Bird flu has been confirmed in Sanglekhola of Tarkeshwar Municipality in the district.
The flu has been detected among chickens and ducks reared there. According to Chief of the Livestock Department of the Municipality, Dhanapati Ray, the viral disease has been detected among chickens and ducks reared by two locals Prahlad Tamang and SumanTamang.
The flu was confirmed following a sample test conducted at the Tripureshwar-based central laboratory.
With this, the local authorities have urged all to adopt extra precaution to prevent the flu from spreading further.