Delhi Zoo Shut After Bird Flu Cases

20 October 2016, at 12:00am

INDIA - Several birds have reportedly died from avian influenza at the Delhi zoo, which has been temporarily closed to contain the disease.

The three birds tested positive for the disease, and the zoo is awaiting results on seven other birds, according to reports from the Times of India.

Officials said teams had been dispatched to inspect markets and other bird sanctuaries and parks as a precautionary measure, but no other infected birds have yet been found.

No official report has yet been submitted to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).