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Bird flu confirmed in Delhi after dead crows, ducks found positive for avian flu

New Delhi: Delhi on Monday confirmed bird flu cases after samples from the dead crows and ducks were found positive for the avian flu in tests at a Bhopal-based laboratory.

“All eight samples — four from a park in Mayur Vihar Phase 3, three from Sanjay Lake and one from Dwarka — have been found positive for avian influenza,” a report by Times of India quoted Rakesh Singh from the animal husbandry unit of the Development Department as saying.

A few samples were also sent to a lab in Jalandhar and their results are awaited, Singh was quoted further saying.

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