Pigs in Mumbai, India killed due to swine flu

May 3, 2009

In Mumbai, India hundreds pigs have been killed due to Swine flu. The CEO of district council has confirmed that the deaths were due to the swine fever.

The deaths in Dahiwad of Jalgaon district in Maharashtra have triggered panic in the area. The samples of blood of the dead animals have been sent to the Pune for laboratory tests.

Reports are that animals were dying due to mysterious disease. Two years ago hundreds of thousands of birds were killed in Nandoorbar and Jalgaon due to the threat of bird flu.

In a n attempt to contain the threat, every passengers arriving from overseas is being medically tested. A person is admitted to the hospital if he is found positive to the fever or symptoms.



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