"There is embargo on the import of poultry items. However, items like white eggs, which are found only in India, are also found in the local market of the six districts," said Dr Banerjee. Animal health and human health units of the government have been warning people against the risk of the flu, Kantipur reported.
Dr Banerjee said the government is equipped with personal protective equipment. "We also have a stock of antiviral medicine called Tamiflu that is needed in case any human gets infection by flu," he added.