Bhubaneswar: Combing operation & disinfection of the area within 1 km of the epicentre of infection i.e. Poultry Breeding & Research Farm, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, OUAT, have continued for the sixth day as a measure of control and containment of Avian Influenza.
Seven Rapid Response Teams were engaged for sanitation and disinfection work within 1 km radius of the OUAT poultry farm. They carried out the sanitation and disinfection work by using bleaching powder and 2% sodium hypochlorite.
These Rapid Response Teams also carried out combing operation within 1 km radius of the infected site and found no poultry bird, egg or poultry feed in the area, the officials involved in the activity stated.