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Maharashtra: After Thane, Bird Flu Now Detected At Poultry Farm In Neighbouring Palghar

Maharashtra: After Thane, Bird Flu Now Detected At Poultry Farm In Neighbouring Palghar

Palghar's district veterinary officer Dr Prashant Kamble said that some birds at the poultry farm died, after which their samples were sent for testing.

19 February 2022
Fact Check: Can Flu Shot Protect You Against Severe Effects Of Covid? Know The Truth

Fact Check: Can Flu Shot Protect You Against Severe Effects Of Covid? Know The Truth

The researchers screened de-identified electronic health records on the TriNetX research database for more than 70 million patients to identify two groups of...

05 August 2021

Explained: What Is H5N1 Avian Influenza, Symptoms, And More

Bird flu also called avian influenza, is a viral infection that can infect not only birds but also humans and other animals. Most forms of the virus are...

Bird Flu Suspected In Ahmedabad After 190 Pigeons Found Dead In City

Bird Flu Suspected In Ahmedabad After 190 Pigeons Found Dead In City

Two carcass samples have been sent to a Bhopal laboratory for testing for avian influenza, said an expert.

04 February 2021

Bird Flu In Poultry Confirmed In 9 States So Far: Government

The department of animal husbandry and dairying (DAHD) provides funds to states and Union Territories on a 50:50 sharing basis.

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19 January 2021
Red Fort Bird Flu Sample Tests Positive, Monument Closed Till Jan 26: Officials

Red Fort Bird Flu Sample Tests Positive, Monument Closed Till Jan 26: Officials

Amid the bird flu scare, the Red Fort monument will be closed for public till January 26, say officials


16 January 2021
Avian Flu In India: What Should You Do To Stay Safe?

Avian Flu In India: What Should You Do To Stay Safe?

For starters, make sure to cook poultry products at or above 70 degrees Celsius, so that absolutely no meat remains raw and red


14 January 2021
Bird Flu: Chhattisgarh Records First Bird Flu Case In Balod District

Bird Flu: Chhattisgarh Records First Bird Flu Case In Balod District

In the wake of the confirmation, all districts have been put on alert and directed to follow precautionary protocols, an official said.


14 January 2021
Avian Influenza Not Detected In Poultry Birds In Delhi: Animal Husbandry Department

Avian Influenza Not Detected In Poultry Birds In Delhi: Animal Husbandry Department

All 100 samples taken from Asia's largest chicken market in Ghazipur tested negative for bird flu.


16 January 2021
The Crow Knows Something

The Crow Knows Something

Ten Indian states have reported bird flu. The situation is not dire, but authorities are guarding against human transmission.


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13 January 2021
Avian Influenza: Centre Asks States Not To Ban Supply Of Poultry Products

Avian Influenza: Centre Asks States Not To Ban Supply Of Poultry Products

‘Cases of Avian Influenza have been confirmed in 10 states,’ Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said on Wednesday.


13 January 2021
Explained: Amid Avian Influenza Scare, A Look At How Chickens, Ducks Are Culled

Explained: Amid Avian Influenza Scare, A Look At How Chickens, Ducks Are Culled

Culling is basically the mass slaughter of domestic poultry birds, such as chickens and ducks, to contain the spread of bird flu.


12 January 2021
Bird Flu: Jharkhand, UP Report Bird Deaths, Culling Ordered In Maharashtra

Bird Flu: Jharkhand, UP Report Bird Deaths, Culling Ordered In Maharashtra

Centre issues advisories on testing protocols and keep enough stock of PPE kits for culling


11 January 2021
PM Narendra Modi Issues Guidelines To States To Curb Bird Flu Outbreak

PM Narendra Modi Issues Guidelines To States To Curb Bird Flu Outbreak

All states and local administrations should keep a constant vigil near water bodies, zoos, poultry markets, poultry farms, PM Modi said


11 January 2021
Bird Flu Confined To Sanjay Lake, No Cause For Concern: Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia

Bird Flu Confined To Sanjay Lake, No Cause For Concern: Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia

Delhi: Eight samples obtained from dead ducks tested positive for avian influenza, the animal husbandry department announced on Monday.


10 January 2021
Centre Confirms Bird Flu In 7 States; Test Results For Delhi, Maharashtra Samples Awaited

Centre Confirms Bird Flu In 7 States; Test Results For Delhi, Maharashtra Samples Awaited

The Centre has asked states to build awareness among the public and avoid the spread of misinformation regarding avian influenza.


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10 January 2021
Bird Flu: Shimla's Himalayan Aviary Downs Shutters; Authorities Ramp Up Efforts To Contain Spread

Bird Flu: Shimla's Himalayan Aviary Downs Shutters; Authorities Ramp Up Efforts To Contain Spread

The infection is now largely confined to the Pong Dam wetland, however deaths of crows have been reported in four other districts of Himachal-- Kangra, Mandi,...


09 January 2021
Parks, Lake, Market Shut In Delhi As Kejriwal Bans Poultry Import Amid Bird Flu Scare

Parks, Lake, Market Shut In Delhi As Kejriwal Bans Poultry Import Amid Bird Flu Scare

Arvind Kejriwal said Delhi is taking several steps to control the spread of bird flu as a precautionary measure.


09 January 2021
Bird Flu Scare In Delhi: Scores Of Crows Found Dead In Jasola park, Ducks At Sanjay Lake

Bird Flu Scare In Delhi: Scores Of Crows Found Dead In Jasola park, Ducks At Sanjay Lake

An official of the animal husbandry unit had said around 50 birds, mostly crows, had died over the last three to four days in three areas in Delhi.


08 January 2021
Mass Bird Deaths In Delhi, Officials Inspect Avian Flu Angle

Mass Bird Deaths In Delhi, Officials Inspect Avian Flu Angle

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said on Thursday that there is no case of bird flu in Delhi yet


08 January 2021
65 Bird Flu Teams Monitoring Virus Impact On Migratory, Local Birds: Himachal CM

65 Bird Flu Teams Monitoring Virus Impact On Migratory, Local Birds: Himachal CM

Himachal CM camping at Dharamshala to oversee measures taken to contain bird flu.


11 January 2021
Bird Flu Outbreak: Should You Eat Chicken, Eggs? Here's What Experts Say

Bird Flu Outbreak: Should You Eat Chicken, Eggs? Here's What Experts Say

Not all avian influenza viruses cause disease in humans. However, some can infect humans and cause severe disease.


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