The nation has been battling the second wave of Corona virus for the previous a number of days. Thus far, greater than two lakh folks have died attributable to Kovid within the nation. Nonetheless, until now this virus was being discovered solely in people, however the an infection has been present in Asiatic lions in Hyderabad. Eight Asiatic lions have been discovered contaminated with the corona virus at Hyderabad’s Nehru Zoological Park (NZP). Nonetheless, all these lions are recovering and recovering slowly. That is in all probability the primary case within the nation of Kovid-19 in animals. The RT-PCR take a look at of those lions was performed final month, in response to which they’ve been discovered contaminated.
On 29 April, the Middle for Mobile and Molecular Biology (CCMB) instructed NZB officers that these are lion optimistic. Confirming the report, Dr. Siddhanand Kukreti of NZP stated that now the lions are getting higher. In April final 12 months, eight tigers had been contaminated with Kovid in New York’s Bronox Zoo, however this time for the primary time it has been reported within the nation in lions. Dr. Shirish Upadhyay, director of the Wildlife Analysis and Coaching Middle, stated that after the case in Bronx, there was no case of covid optimistic in wild animals wherever. Nonetheless, in Hong Kong, the virus has been detected in canine and cats.
On the 24th of final month, when the physician was visiting the park, he observed that some lions had been getting water from their nostrils and coughing. Additionally, they weren’t consuming something. He then took swab samples of those lions and was then despatched to research. The eight lions of the park had been later contaminated with Kovid. Attributable to being discovered optimistic, these lions have been remoted and are being given the required remedy. All are getting higher by remedy. Testing has proven that the an infection was not attributable to any critical variants. On the identical time, no actual proof has but been discovered that the illness can attain people from any animal.