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State bans import of poultry from Manipur


Kohima, April 24: The Government of Nagaland has imposed ban on import of poultry and poultry products from Manipur in the wake of reports of bird flu in the neighbouring state.

The decision was taken as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the disease in Nagaland and to safeguard poultry birds and public health, Dr R Thungchamo Ezung, Director, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, said.

The Government has asked poultry traders, chief veterinary officers, Rapid Response Team and public to be vigilant.

(Page News Service) 























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