UPDATED ON APR 06, 2021 11:02 PM IST
Bird flu had first been confirmed among migratory water-birds at Pong Dam Lake Wildlife Sanctuary in early January that left around 5,000 birds dead in a month.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:28 PM IST
- Bird flu has been confirmed in Palghar, Maharashtra, on Wednesday, after 45 chickens died on Wednesday at a poultry farm
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 11:33 AM IST
Seven workers at a poultry plant in Russia's south were infected with the H5N8 strain after an outbreak in birds in December last year.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:33 PM IST
- The H5N8 is a sub-type of the Influenza A virus that causes flu-like symptoms in birds and mammals. Before Russia reported its first case of human transmission H5N8 was largely believed to be restricted to birds and poultry.
AFP | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 08:05 PM IST
- "Information about the world's first case of transmission of the avian flu (H5N8) to humans has already been sent to the World Health Organization," the head of Russia's health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said in televised remarks.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 07:34 PM IST
“Till 24th January, 2021 outbreaks of Avian Influenza have been confirmed in 9 states for poultry birds and in 12 states for Crow/Migratory/Wild birds,” the ministry of animal husbandry said.
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 06:45 PM IST
"Till January 23, 2021 outbreaks of Avian Influenza (bird flu) have been confirmed in 9 States for poultry birds and in 12 states for Crow/Migratory/ Wild birds," informed the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:52 PM IST
The outbreak, gripping the length of the country, has been detected in 13 states - Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 02:21 AM IST
The Delhi government’s animal husbandry department said around 15 crows were found dead on the premises of the Red Fort last week after which their samples were sent to Northern Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Jalandhar, Punjab.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:11 AM IST
Environment ministry officials confirmed that with the positive case at Delhi zoo, safety protocol at the premises had been intensified. The only solace this time, as compared to the last avian flu breakout at the zoo in 2016, is that this time the zoo is already closed for the general public.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 05:09 AM IST
On Friday, the Ghazipur wholesale poultry market opened after being temporarily shut since last Sunday as a preventive measure against bird flu. Traders, however, expressed concerns over declined demand, with a large section of people apparently avoiding consumption of chicken.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 05:55 PM IST
States have been asked to build awareness among the public and avoid the spread of misinformation.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 05:07 PM IST
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PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 03:43 PM IST
- No outside vehicle is allowed on the campus and visitors have to use hand sanitisers before entering.
Eight of the 109 samples sent to various laboratories tested positive for avian influenza on Monday morning, officials said
By Zia Haq
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Bird flu epidemics have been confirmed so far by the Bhopal-based NIHSAD in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 09:35 PM IST
This comes a day after the Delhi Development Authority closed the famous water body-cum-park following the death of 10 ducks on the premises. The samples from the dead ducks have been sent for testing to ascertain whether bird flu was the cause of death.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 06:00 PM IST
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 05:43 PM IST
With bird flu reports making headlines across the country, chicken shop owners in Thiruvananthapuram said their business has been hit hard. The price of mutton has climbed up to ₹800 per kilogram.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2021 07:37 AM IST
As seven states have confirmed bird flu, the Centre has asked all states to be vigilant and "avoid any chances of jumping of the disease into humans".
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 10:50 PM IST
Besides Uttar Pradesh, the other six states where bird flu is confirmed are Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat.
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 03:50 PM IST
Bird flu, also known as avian flu, is a variety of influenza caused by a virus in birds. It can spread to humans and can trigger a person to person transmission, experts say.
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 08:06 PM IST
At least 13,000 chickens will be culled on Sunday to check the spread of the virus, the state animal husbandry department said.