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All you need to know about first human case of H10N3 bird flu in China

The Chinese government says a 41-year-old man has contracted what might be the world’s first human case of the H10N3 strain of bird flu, but the risk of large-scale spread is low.
Published on Jun 24, 2021 11:37 PM IST

Second wave of bird flu kills hundred birds in Himachal Pradesh

This strain is different from the previous outbreak, when H5N1 had been detected among the migratory birds, she said adding that both these strains are highly pathogenic.
Updated on Apr 06, 2021 11:02 PM IST

Bird flu confirmed in Maharashtra’s Palghar, says deputy collector

On Sunday, the state had reported deaths of 381 birds amid an avian influenza scare. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2021 06:28 PM IST

Explained: What is H5N8? Strain of bird flu virus 1st to infect humans in Russia

Culling of birds was done to prevent the spread of bird flu as H5N8 virus was reported in two districts of Kerala Alapuzha and Kottayam, in Alapuzha district in January.
Published on Feb 21, 2021 11:33 AM IST

All you need to know about H5N8 strain of avian flu

People got suspicious two days ago when chickens started dying in two farms in Kodiyathur and Vengeri villages prompting authorities to send samples to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal which confirmed the presence of avian flu, officials said. (Image used for representation).
Published on Feb 20, 2021 10:33 PM IST

Russia says detected first case of H5N8 avian flu in humans

Anna Popova,praised "the important scientific discovery," saying "time will tell" if the virus can further mutate. (Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP)
Updated on Feb 20, 2021 08:05 PM IST

9 states have bird flu in poultry, 12 in migratory birds, says govt

Jalandhar: Chickens inside a cage at a poultry farm, in Jalandhar, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Amid bird flu scare, four samples of heron have been sent from a Jalandhar-based lab to Bhopal for confirmation. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_15_2021_000085B)
Published on Jan 24, 2021 07:34 PM IST

Central government confirms bird flu infections in poultry birds in 9 states

Control and Containment Operations (Cleaning and Disinfection) are going on in the affected epicenters of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttarakhand and Kerala.
Updated on Jan 23, 2021 06:45 PM IST

From J-K to Kerala, bird flu spreads to 13 Indian states, union territories

A horticulture team member catches a goose for medication, following reports of bird flu cases, at Sanjay Lake in New Delhi, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.
Updated on Jan 22, 2021 07:52 PM IST

Bird flu: Red Fort shut till January 26 after sample of dead crow tests positive

Following the letter from Delhi government’s animal husbandry unit, the Archeological Survey of India issued an order to keep Red Fort shut for visitors till Thursday (January 21).
Published on Jan 20, 2021 02:21 AM IST

Delhi zoo reports first bird flu death, doubles down on safety measures

In a statement issued, the ministry also said that the zoo authorities have been directed to use disinfectant spray of lime juice.
Published on Jan 17, 2021 12:11 AM IST

Poultry sale resumes after brief pause, traders say demand low

Vendors at Ghazipur poultry market organise their stock on Friday
Published on Jan 16, 2021 05:09 AM IST

Bird flu outbreak confirmed in 10 states so far: Govt

The Centre has also directed states to maintain adequate stock of PPE kits and accessories required for culling operations.
Published on Jan 11, 2021 05:55 PM IST

News updates from Hindustan Times: BJP will return to power in Assam, says Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party president Jagat Prakash Nadda, who is is Assam, said on Monday that the party has always given due recognition to the state's culture, language and identity
Published on Jan 11, 2021 05:07 PM IST

Bird flu: Lucknow zoo shuts bird enclosures for visitors as precaution

Food served to the animals is disinfected and also the keepers have been asked to keep a watch on the behaviour of birds and report any change
Published on Jan 11, 2021 03:43 PM IST

Bird flu hits Delhi; culling begins at Sanjay Lake park, more to be shut

Birds at Hauz Khas lake, New Delhi. (Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 11, 2021 01:23 PM IST

Amid surge in bird flu cases, scientists say risk of spread to humans low

The Delhi government has decided to close the Ghazipur poultry market for 10 days owing to concerns over the spread of bird flu. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Published on Jan 11, 2021 09:28 AM IST

Delhi's Sanjay Lake declared 'alert zone' after 17 more ducks found dead

Amid a bird flu scare in different parts of the country, 17 more ducks were found dead at Sanjay Lake on Sunday, prompting authorities to declare it an "alert zone"
Published on Jan 10, 2021 09:35 PM IST

Photos: Delhi steps up precautions as bird flu spreads to seven states

A team from the Animal Husbandry department out collecting crows found dead in a park in Rohini, New Delhi on January 9. Over two dozen crows have and at least 10 ducks have been found dead since January 5 in the national capital’s parks, sparking fears of an outbreak of bird flu (avian influenza) in the city.
Published on Jan 10, 2021 04:39 PM IST

Bird flu scare reduces demand for chicken, increases demand for mutton

New Delhi: A man carries chicken at Ghazipur Murga Mandi, in New Delhi, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. The poultry market in Delhi will remain closed for 10 days due to the outbreak of avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, in several parts of the country. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma) (PTI01_09_2021_000108B)
Published on Jan 10, 2021 05:43 PM IST

Bird flu scare: Uttar Pradesh 7th state, Delhi awaits results. Latest updates

Ten ducks were found dead in Delhi's Sanjay Lake on Saturday.
Updated on Jan 10, 2021 07:37 AM IST

Over 1,200 birds found dead across India; UP 7th state to report avian influenza

A worker sprays disinfectant at birds enclosure as part of a preventive measure against Bird flu at Nawab Wajid Ali Shah zoological garden (Lucknow zoo), in Lucknow on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jan 09, 2021 10:50 PM IST

Alappuzha, Kottayam in Kerala on high alert after bird flu cases detected

Fresh cases were detected after ducks started dying in large numbers, said Alappuzha district veterinary officer K Lekha. (HT File photo)
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 03:50 PM IST

Month after first coronavirus case, Kerala detects bird flu in 2 villages

People got suspicious two days ago when chickens started dying in two farms in Kodiyathur and Vengeri villages prompting authorities to send samples to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal which confirmed the presence of avian flu, officials said. (Image used for representation).
Updated on Mar 07, 2020 08:06 PM IST
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