Avian influenza

India is now free from bird flu

India is now free from bird flu

The government on Thursday has declared the country free from highly pathogenic Avian Influenza ( H5N1 and H5N8), commonly known as bird flu.

Jul 06, 2017, 20:47 PM IST

South Korea culls 33 million poultry amid worst bird flu outbreak

Facing its worst avian influenza outbreak, South Korea has culled over 33 million poultry since the first reported case last November, officials said on Saturday, while observers noted local resources to deal with the deadliest outbreak may have already been stretched too thin.

Feb 11, 2017, 20:47 PM IST
Avian flu: Three more birds die in Delhi, no virus found in chicken

Avian flu: Three more birds die in Delhi, no virus found in chicken

Three more birds died due to suspected bird flu here on Friday, prompting the authorities to shut down a park in Paschim Vihar in west Delhi.

Oct 29, 2016, 00:29 AM IST

Bird flu: Centre forms committee to monitor situation

On Tuesday, Delhi Animal Husbandry Minister Gopal Rai urged the central government to direct the authorities concerned at the Bhopal lab to expedite the process of sending reports.

Oct 27, 2016, 08:46 AM IST

Bird flu: Centre issues health alert to states

Birds in Delhi, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) and Kerala have tested positive avian influenza AH5N8, which according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), is considered less risky of being transmitted to humans. But the government is taking no chances.

Oct 26, 2016, 10:51 AM IST

Avian influenza: Five best natural cures for bird flu!

Here are some herbs and home remedies that can help protect against bird flu infection and speed recovery process in those who become ill.

Oct 26, 2016, 10:15 AM IST

Delhi bird flu scare: 'Virus less infective, no threat to humans'

The Delhi government on Friday ruled out any threat to human beings due to the bird flu or avian influenza as the strain of the virus is "less infective", even as six ducks were found dead in the national capital.

Oct 21, 2016, 18:47 PM IST

Avian influenza: How it infects humans, treatment and more!

As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), H5N1 first infected humans in 1997, leading to a number of deaths. 

Oct 20, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

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.

Sep 14, 2016, 18:52 PM IST

Vaccines developed against new avian Influenza strains

The US researchers have developed vaccines that can protect chickens from two new strains of avian influenza that can be transmitted from poultry to humans.

May 23, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

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.

Apr 24, 2015, 12:18 PM IST

Mizoram govt bans import of birds, 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.

Apr 24, 2015, 11:32 AM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2015, 20:14 PM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2015, 09:08 AM IST

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.

Apr 20, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

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.

Apr 18, 2015, 00:35 AM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2015, 00:44 AM IST

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.

Mar 19, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

Swine flu: Toll crosses 1,700; H1N1 cases rise in Delhi

The number of swine flu cases in the national capital has gone up with the dip in mercury following rains in past few days.

Mar 16, 2015, 12:46 PM IST