The CEO of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has also dismissed the rumors about the connection between chicken and novel coronavirus.
“There is a misconception that coronavirus will spread through chicken, mutton and seafood. There is nothing like that. It is scientifically not proven.
“I am a scientist, I will not buy this argument,” Ayyangar told reporters here.
Take the necessary precautions and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The government is urging people to stay at home and isolate the virus. “Once we are able to isolate the virus, then it takes some time to find a vaccine to counter the virus,” he said at an event organized by industry body Assocham.