Avian Influenza

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Avian flu outbreak in India brings forth links to environment, animal and human health
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Avian flu outbreak in India brings forth links to environment, animal and human health

Since many wetlands where migratory birds visit are unprotected, involving communities in their management is essential, according to experts.

Bird Flu: FSSAI advises consumers not to eat undercooked chicken, says 'no need to panic'
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Bird Flu: FSSAI advises consumers not to eat undercooked chicken, says 'no need to panic'

The regulator also advised consumers not to purchase eggs or poultry meat sourced from bird flu-infected areas and to avoid going to open markets in infected areas that sell poultry

Bird Flu: Red Fort shut for public till 26 January after sample of dead crow tests positive
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Bird Flu: Red Fort shut for public till 26 January after sample of dead crow tests positive

The Delhi government’s animal husbandry department said around 15 crows were found dead on the premises of the Red Fort last week

Bird flu: Samples of 1,000 chickens test positive for avian influenza in Himachal Pradesh's Solan
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Bird flu: Samples of 1,000 chickens test positive for avian influenza in Himachal Pradesh's Solan

Himachal Pradesh govt said that the ban on the supply of poultry and products from other states was extended for another week on Monday

Bird flu: Delhi govt orders reopening of Ghazipur poultry market after all samples test negative for avian influenza
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Bird flu: Delhi govt orders reopening of Ghazipur poultry market after all samples test negative for avian influenza

Delhi govt on Thursday said that samples from 100 chickens in the poultry market tested negative. The market was temporarily closed after an outbreak of bird flu among crows and ducks in the city

Bird flu: No scientific report of transmission to humans, states shouldn't curb poultry sales, says Centre
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Bird flu: No scientific report of transmission to humans, states shouldn't curb poultry sales, says Centre

The announcement came in the wake of the Delhi government's decision to ban the sale of processed and packaged chicken brought from outside the city as a precautionary measure

Bird flu outbreak: Over 1,200 birds found dead across India; UP becomes 7th state to report avian influenza
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Bird flu outbreak: Over 1,200 birds found dead across India; UP becomes 7th state to report avian influenza

Besides Uttar Pradesh, the other six states where bird flu cases have been confirmed are Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat

Centre says bird flu confirmed in six states; over 1.60 lakh poultry to be culled in Haryana
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Centre says bird flu confirmed in six states; over 1.60 lakh poultry to be culled in Haryana

The Centre said bird flu has been confirmed in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat, and asked them to contain the disease as per the action plan

Bird Flu: Centre issues advisory, asks states to step up vigil amid suspected spread of avian influenza virus
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Bird Flu: Centre issues advisory, asks states to step up vigil amid suspected spread of avian influenza virus

States have been asked to take up surveillance and monitoring of birds for any signs of the disease and take appropriate measures for controlling it on priority

Bird flu: Culling of chickens, ducks starts in Kerala; Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and J&K on alert
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Bird flu: Culling of chickens, ducks starts in Kerala; Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and J&K on alert

Kerala officials have said around 40,000 domestic birds, including 34,000 in the Kuttanad region alone, will be culled to check the spread of the H5N8 virus

Bird flu cases in Himachal, Kerala, Rajasthan, MP; how it spreads, steps being taken to combat it
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Bird flu cases in Himachal, Kerala, Rajasthan, MP; how it spreads, steps being taken to combat it

Avian Influenza is a disease caused by infection with avian flu Type A viruses. They are found naturally in wild aquatic birds around the world

Bird flu detected in dead migratory birds in Himachal Pradesh; outbreak reported in four states now
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Bird flu detected in dead migratory birds in Himachal Pradesh; outbreak reported in four states now

Bird flu is a highly infectious and severe respiratory disease in birds caused by the H5N1 influenza virus, which can occasionally infect humans as well.

Coronavirus Outbreak: From hunting bats to tearing into live chicken for pious reasons, Indians aren’t exactly new to animal pathogens
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Coronavirus Outbreak: From hunting bats to tearing into live chicken for pious reasons, Indians aren’t exactly new to animal pathogens

Even as India battles the Wuhan virus, it’s time to introspect on the path ahead: what happened there could happen here, too.

Eggs consumed from poorly maintained Indian poultry farms are more of a health scare than part of healthy diet
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Eggs consumed from poorly maintained Indian poultry farms are more of a health scare than part of healthy diet

The best eggs really come from hens that spend their days outdoors in a natural environment and scratch for insects, seeds and earthworms in the soil.

Maharashtra govt takes preventive measures after avian influenza outbreak in Bengaluru
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Maharashtra govt takes preventive measures after avian influenza outbreak in Bengaluru

Days after the outbreak of avian influenza - commonly known as bird flu - at Bengaluru in neighbouring Karnataka, the Maharashtra government has asked officials to undertake preventive measures against spread of the infection in the state.

Bird flu scare in Bengaluru: 900 fowls culled after H5N1 avian influenza virus is detected; Karnataka govt starts awareness campaign
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Bird flu scare in Bengaluru: 900 fowls culled after H5N1 avian influenza virus is detected; Karnataka govt starts awareness campaign

As many as 900 fowls were culled after the H5N1 bird flu virus was detected in a dead bird in Bengaluru

Bird flu scare: Odisha sounds high alert following Delhi and Gwalior
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Bird flu scare: Odisha sounds high alert following Delhi and Gwalior

With detection of avian influenza in Delhi and Gwalior, Odisha goverment health department has sounded high alert in the state and has asked chief district medical officers (CDMOs) to take precautionary measures.

Bird flu: Kerala govt says H5N8 virus will not affect humans
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Bird flu: Kerala govt says H5N8 virus will not affect humans

Kerala Government on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of avian influenza of H5N8 among ducks in water-logged Kuttanad in Alappuzha District, but allied apprehension that the disease would spread to humans.

Bird flu scare in Kerala: Cases of avian influenza reported from parts of Alappuzha
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Bird flu scare in Kerala: Cases of avian influenza reported from parts of Alappuzha

Amid the Avian influenza outbreak in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh, the virus has been found in ducks in coastal Alappuzha district in Kerala, prompting the district administration to take various measures, including forming Quick Response Teams.

Bird Flu scare escalates as 64 avian deaths reported in Delhi, 18 die in Gwalior; killer strain is H5N8
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Bird Flu scare escalates as 64 avian deaths reported in Delhi, 18 die in Gwalior; killer strain is H5N8

The strain (H5N8) of bird flu is not as dangerous for humans as it is for birds. There has been no report of it affecting humans across the world.