Kerala

To the edge and back

Print edition : December 26, 2014

A Rapid Response Team of the Animal Husbandry Department arriving at Vengal in the upper Kuttanad village of Peringara in Pathanamthitta district, on November 29. Photo: LEJU KAMAL

Burning the culled fowls. Photo: LEJU KAMAL

Duck eggs were also destroyed by putting them in the pyre. Photo: LEJU KAMAL

Another outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza, this time in Kerala, rattles public health authorities and duck farmers and freezes the poultry trade.
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