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US reports first human H5 bird flu case in Colorado resident

  • The CDC said the person tested positive for avian influenza A(H5) virus and was involved in the culling of poultry presumed to have had H5N1 bird flu.
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Published on Apr 29, 2022 11:09 AM IST
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China detects 1st human case of H3N8 bird flu, officials say low risk of spread 

  • China's National Health Commission on Tuesday said a four-year-old boy living in central Henan province tested positive for the strain after being hospitalised earlier this month with a fever and other symptoms.
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Published on Apr 27, 2022 10:06 AM IST
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Bird flu: How to avoid; common symptoms to watch out for

  • While Avian Flu viruses do not usually infect human beings, and such an infection is rare, it is important to take precautions to prevent spread of bird flu among humans.
Bird flu: The virus generally occurs among wild aquatic birds and can infect domestic poultry, other birds, and animals.(PTI)
Bird flu: The virus generally occurs among wild aquatic birds and can infect domestic poultry, other birds, and animals.(PTI)
Published on Feb 19, 2022 08:19 PM IST
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Bird flu scare in Maharashtra's Thane, 25,000 chickens to be culled at farm

  • The district administration is taking move days after about 100 chickens died suddenly at the farm in Vehloli village of Shahapur tehsil in Thane district.
A file photo of health workers preparing to light a fire after culling birds.(AFP)
A file photo of health workers preparing to light a fire after culling birds.(AFP)
Updated on Feb 18, 2022 09:52 AM IST
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Bird flu scare on rise in Kerala, mass culling of ducks in Kottayam, Alappuzha

  • The district administration has banned the use and sale of eggs, meat and manure of ducks, chickens, quails and domestic birds in the affected areas.
A file photo of health workers preparing to light a fire after culling ducks following the detection of the H5N8 strain of bird flu among domestic birds in Alappuzha district, Kerala. (AP/File)
A file photo of health workers preparing to light a fire after culling ducks following the detection of the H5N8 strain of bird flu among domestic birds in Alappuzha district, Kerala. (AP/File)
Published on Dec 17, 2021 11:42 AM IST
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By | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
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