The government in Bangladesh said on that the bird flu situation worsened, with 29 out of the country's 64 districts so far confirmed detection of the virus. As much 350,000 birds including chickens, fowls and pigeons had been culled.
In January alone, there were 25 outbreaks, making the month the worst since the bird flu was first detected in a poultry farm near the capital Dhaka in March 2007. The administrations of the affected districts have been told to use loud-speakers and do other campaigns to warn the people about the danger of the bird flu.
Farmers were told to report to the livestock officials as soon as they have livestock's' death in their farms. People in Dhaka were told not to buy poultry birds from street vendors. In the meantime bird flu in Bangladesh is putting adverse impact on the country’s economy.