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Russia detects first cases of H5N8 bird flu in humans in poultry farm, says it has alerted WHO
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Russia detects first cases of H5N8 bird flu in humans in poultry farm, says it has alerted WHO

Russia's health watchdog said that its scientists have isolated the strain's genetic material from seven workers at a poultry farm in southern Russia, where an outbreak was recorded among the birds in December

Bird flu: No permission granted for vaccine use against avian influenza, Centre tells Parliament
India

Bird flu: No permission granted for vaccine use against avian influenza, Centre tells Parliament

Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Sanjeev Kumar Balyan said that as per World Organization of Animal Health, vaccination is not the solution for the control of bird flu 'if eradication is the desired result'

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

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

Still battling fallout of COVID-19 crisis, poultry industry dealt fresh blow by bird flu outbreak
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Still battling fallout of COVID-19 crisis, poultry industry dealt fresh blow by bird flu outbreak

Although animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister Giriraj Singh said there have been no scientific reports on transmission of bird flu to humans and consumers should not be scared, prices and demand for poultry and eggs has fallen in several states.

Bird flu scare: Nearly 200 birds including crows, pigeons found dead in Dehradun, Rishikesh
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Bird flu scare: Nearly 200 birds including crows, pigeons found dead in Dehradun, Rishikesh

Samples collected from the dead birds have been sent to the forest department for further action, according to a wildlife warden.

Bird flu: Delhi becomes ninth state to confirm Avian Influenza cases after eight samples test positive
India

Bird flu: Delhi becomes ninth state to confirm Avian Influenza cases after eight samples test positive

All eight samples — four from a park in Mayur Vihar Phase 3, three from Sanjay Lake and one from Dwarka — have been found positive for Avian Influenza, Dr Rakesh Singh from the animal husbandry unit of the Development department said

Bird flu confirmed in Maharashtra after 900 hens die at Parbhani poultry farm
India

Bird flu confirmed in Maharashtra after 900 hens die at Parbhani poultry farm

The outbreak has already been confirmed in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh

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

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 scare in Karnataka following death of six crows, samples sent for testing
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Bird flu scare in Karnataka following death of six crows, samples sent for testing

Bird flu has been reported in parts of Alappuzha and Kottayam districts in Kerala, prompting officials to cull over 69,000 birds, including ducks and chicken.

Bird flu strain found in chickens in Indore, Neemuch districts; Madhya Pradesh orders closure of poultry shops
India

Bird flu strain found in chickens in Indore, Neemuch districts; Madhya Pradesh orders closure of poultry shops

The state government had stopped the entry of chicken consignments from Kerala and other southern states and asked for samples of migratory birds to be sent for testing to Bhopal

Bird flu confirmed in dead crows found in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur and Agar Malwa districts
India

Bird flu confirmed in dead crows found in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur and Agar Malwa districts

Since 23 December, around 400 avian deaths were reported across 10 districts of MP, with 155 dead crows found to have the H5N8 virus in Indore alone

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
India

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.

Bird flu alert sounded in Rajasthan after crow deaths in several districts; no need for alarm, say officials
India

Bird flu alert sounded in Rajasthan after crow deaths in several districts; no need for alarm, say officials

The Principal Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Kunji Lal Meena, told reporters on Sunday that the deaths due to bird flu have been mainly reported among crows, with most of them from the Kota and Jodhpur divisions.

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
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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 detected in Daman; poultry items banned for a month
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Bird flu detected in Daman; poultry items banned for a month

Two samples of chicken were found positive for H5N1 bird flu in Kadaiya village in Daman district following which the administration has prohibited import, sale and storage of poultry products, and banned restaurants from serving chicken and egg products for a month.