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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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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.

India-US tussle over agricultural trade restrictions turns bitter at WTO
World

India-US tussle over agricultural trade restrictions turns bitter at WTO

India and the US continue to lock horns at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on a major dispute concerning certain American agricultural products

Poultry scare: Centre rushes experts to bird flu-hit Kerala districts
India

Poultry scare: Centre rushes experts to bird flu-hit Kerala districts

The Centre today rushed a team of experts to Kerala to deal with the outbreak of bird flu in parts of the state.

India's ban on US chicken products overturned by WTO, could appeal
Corporate

India's ban on US chicken products overturned by WTO, could appeal

India will have 60 days time to appeal against the decision of the WTO's dispute settlement panel, an official said, adding "the decision to move to the Appellate Body will be taken after consulting the Animal Husbandry Department".