Mudasser Chudhary: Misleading rumor is being circulated on social media regarding the presence of Novel Corona Virus (2019-nCoV) in chicken and the public consuming poultry meat is being warned through this propaganda to avoid use of chicken meat in the next 60 days.
In this regard Poultry Research Institute, Government of the Punjab strongly rebuts this false report and clarified that the rumor is fake and baseless. The Corona Virus (2019-nCoV) has not been reported to be involved in transmission of human so far in any part of the world.
Chicken meat is healthy, nutritious and safe for the consumers. The chicken consumers may continue to consume chicken meat without any fear.