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.

Centre asks UP to keep close vigil after bird flu outbreak

In the wake of avian influenza in the Amethi district, Centre has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to intensify surveillance throughout the state for curbing the spread of infection.

Take preventive measures from bird flu virus: DM Vimal Kumar Sharma

District Magistrate Vimal Kumar Sharma on Wednesday asked all concerned officials of veterinary, health and forest department to take preventive measures to check the incidence of bird flu (Avian flu) virus in the district.

No bird flu scare in UP, says government

There is no bird flu scare in Uttar Pradesh and the state government was taking all precautionary measures in this regard, a top official said on Tuesday.

Hundreds of hens culled in Amethi to check bird flu

Hundreds of hens and other birds including ducks and pigeons were culled Monday in different villages of Bazar Shukul block in Amethi district to check the spread of bird flu, a senior official said.

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Bird flu alert in UP after 350 birds die

After swine flu, Uttar Pradesh government has sounded bird flu alert following avian influenza outbreak in Amethi, official sources said on Sunday.

Odisha sets up ultra-modern veterinary diagnostic lab

Odisha has set up an ultra-modern, veterinary diagnostic laboratory that would help the state to diagnose infectious emerging diseases like bird flu at home, an official said Friday.

2 diagnosed with bird flu in south China

Two more persons have been diagnosed with the deadly bird flu in south China's Guangdong province, taking the number of people infected with H7N9-strain in the area to 23 this year.

First H7N9 bird flu case confirmed in North America

Canadian authorities have announced the first case of H7N9 bird flu in North America in a woman who recently travelled to China.

Bird flu confirmed in Canadian patient after China trip

The first human case of H7N9 bird flu in North America has been confirmed in a Canadian woman who recently returned from a trip to China, health officials said Monday.

Taiwan sees severest bird flu outbreak in decade

 The current outbreak of bird flu, also known as avian flu, in Taiwan is the most severe experienced in the past decade, the island's agriculture council chief said.

New outbreak of avian flu found in Washington state

A third outbreak of avian flu has been detected in Washington state, prompting agriculture officials on Tuesday to warn bird owners to keep their flocks away from migratory birds that have spread viruses from Oregon to British Columbia.