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Bird flu now a thing of the past; India declares itself free from H5N1!

Now, India has declared itself free from the highly contagious bird flu even as it stressed the need for continued surveillance.

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Influenza: Over 8,500 birds culled in govt farm in Tripura

Influenza: Over 8,500 birds culled in govt farm in Tripura

More than 8,500 chickens and ducks were culled and 10,500 eggs destroyed.

Over 8,000 birds being culled in Tripura over bird flu

With a fresh outbreak of bird flu being reported in Tripura, the mass culling of more than 8,000 chicken and ducks began on Saturday in the western part of the state, officials said here.

Bird flu case confirmed in eastern Scotland

A bird flu case was formally confirmed at a poultry farm in eastern Scotland, the Scottish government said on Wednesday.

Bird flu death reported in China

A patient has died of H7N9 bird flu in China's eastern province of Zhejiang, health authorities said on Tuesday.

France detects bird flu outbreaks in south west

France has detected the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus at two poultry farms in the southwest Dordogne region, the agriculture ministry said on Monday, a week after finding the first case in eight years in a back yard in the same area.

Person-to-person bird flu transmission scare

You may want to remain alert for bird flu as a new study has provided an evidence of probable transmission of the avian influenza virus between two unrelated individuals.

Nagaland bans import of poultry from Manipur

Nagaland government Friday imposed a ban on import of poultry and poultry products from Manipur in the wake of reports of bird flu in the neighbouring state.

World Immunisation Week: Parents need to be educated about importance of vaccinations, says Dr Raghuram

In what could be seen as a shocking reality, despite various health and awareness programmes, an estimated 21.8 million infants worldwide are still missing out on basic vaccines like diphtheria, hepatitis B, measles, mumps and tetanus, says the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Mizoram govt bans import of birds and eggs from Manipur

Mizoram government has banned the import of birds and eggs from neighbouring Manipur after reports of prevalence of avian influenza or bird flu in Manipur, a senior Animal Husbandry official said Friday.

Bird flu spreads in US, but risk to people `low`

Bird flu is spreading among wild birds, chickens and turkeys across much of the United States but health authorities said Wednesday there is a low risk of people getting sick.

Avian influenza: Six key facts about bird flu!

Avian influenza is a viral infection which spreads from bird to bird, caused by a group of influenza A virus that includes different sub-types.

Manipur hit by bird flu, culling of poultry begins

Culling and burial of poultry livestock has begun in Manipur following an outbreak of bird flu or Avian Influenza.

Bird flu in Manipur, culling of fowl starts

Bird flu or avian influenza has resurfaced in northeastern state of Manipur and the culling of poultry fowl began on Monday, official said.

Bird flu: All 1.6 lakh poultry birds from infected zone culled

Authorities in Telangana on Friday completed the grim task of culling about 1.6 lakh poultry birds from the infected zone in Thorrur village, the epicentre of bird flu outbreak.

Surveillance in Odisha district after bird flu in Andhra Pradesh

Surveillance has been intensified in poultry firms of Ganjam district following outbreak of bird flu in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Bird flu: 51,888 birds culled in Telangana

The Telangana government has culled 51,888 poultry birds at Thorur village in Rangareddy district, the "epicentre" of the avian influenza outbreak.

Fowl being culled after bird flu outbreak near Hyderabad

Authorities in Telangana on Wednesday continued culling of poultry birds near Hyderabad, following detection of first case of bird flu.

Fowl being culled after bird flu outbreak near Hyderabad

 Authorities in Telangana on Wednesday continued culling of poultry birds near Hyderabad, following detection of first case of bird flu.