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
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'
The Delhi government’s animal husbandry department said around 15 crows were found dead on the premises of the Red Fort last week
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
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
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.
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
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
The outbreak has already been confirmed in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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.
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
As many as 900 fowls were culled after the H5N1 bird flu virus was detected in a dead bird in Bengaluru
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.