In the United States, the bird flu since 2021 has killed millions of commercially-raised chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese, and has killed thousands of wild birds. Many virologists are concerned this virus could spill over...
The researchers screened de-identified electronic health records on the TriNetX research database for more than 70 million patients to identify two groups of 37,377 patients.
Two carcass samples have been sent to a Bhopal laboratory for testing for avian influenza, said an expert.
A total of 6,017 birds, mostly ducks, were killed on Saturday in the Vechur, Neendoor and Arpookara panchayats of the district, a release from the district administration said.
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 restricted to birds.
The department of animal husbandry and dairying (DAHD) provides funds to states and Union Territories on a 50:50 sharing basis.
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.
Amid the bird flu scare, the Red Fort monument will be closed for public till January 26, say officials
For starters, make sure to cook poultry products at or above 70 degrees Celsius, so that absolutely no meat remains raw and red
Ten Indian states have reported bird flu. The situation is not dire, but authorities are guarding against human transmission.
In the wake of the confirmation, all districts have been put on alert and directed to follow precautionary protocols, an official said.
All 100 samples taken from Asia's largest chicken market in Ghazipur tested negative for bird flu.
‘Cases of Avian Influenza have been confirmed in 10 states,’ Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said on Wednesday.
Culling is basically the mass slaughter of domestic poultry birds, such as chickens and ducks, to contain the spread of bird flu.
Centre issues advisories on testing protocols and keep enough stock of PPE kits for culling
All states and local administrations should keep a constant vigil near water bodies, zoos, poultry markets, poultry farms, PM Modi said
Delhi: Eight samples obtained from dead ducks tested positive for avian influenza, the animal husbandry department announced on Monday.
Not all avian influenza viruses cause disease in humans. However, some can infect humans and cause severe disease.
The Centre has asked states to build awareness among the public and avoid the spread of misinformation regarding avian influenza.
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,...
Arvind Kejriwal said Delhi is taking several steps to control the spread of bird flu as a precautionary measure.
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.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said on Thursday that there is no case of bird flu in Delhi yet
Himachal CM camping at Dharamshala to oversee measures taken to contain bird flu.