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People got suspicious two days ago when chickens started dying in two farms in Kodiyathur and Vengeri villages prompting authorities to send samples to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal which confirmed the presence of avian flu, officials said. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)

Month after first coronavirus case, Kerala detects bird flu in 2 villages

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 08:06 PM IST
At least 13,000 chickens will be culled on Sunday to check the spread of the virus, the state animal husbandry department said.
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