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bird flu

China reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu

A four-year-old boy from central Henan province was found to have been infected with the variant after developing a fever and other symptoms

27 Apr 2022 12:10 PM

China's Guangdong reports human infection of H5N6 bird flu

Several H5N6 infections in China had died this year, according to local government statements and WHO reports

11 Dec 2021 1:39 PM

India's first Bird Flu death: NCDC conducts contact tracing, says none have symptoms

A 11-year-old boy from Haryana succumbed to H5Nx at AIIMS Delhi on July 12 where he was undergoing treatment

22 Jul 2021 7:55 AM

China confirms first human case of bird flu strain

The NHC said there had been no human cases of H10N3 previously reported in the world

01 Jun 2021 2:19 PM

Bird flu scare: 3 peacocks, 2 peahens found dead in Maharashtra's Beed

Samples of birds from 16 districts in Maharashtra have tested positive for avian flu

23 Jan 2021 12:47 PM


AA Edit | Bird flu: Remain on alert

India has been called upon to pull up its socks against the avian flu which has till now killed thousands of birds and poultry in 4 states

08 Jan 2021 4:32 AM

12 epicentres of bird flu identified in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh

The Avian Influenza has already hit at least 10 European countries in the last few weeks

07 Jan 2021 1:16 AM

Bird flu rears up in Mysuru, cull of thousands of chicken begins

Tests confirm breakout of avian influence in districts bordering Kerala

17 Mar 2020 2:27 PM

Vietnam reports three outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu

The first outbreak was detected on July 28 in a backyard flock of 2,400 birds in the province of Nghe An. It directly killed 90 birds.

06 Aug 2018 9:22 AM

Horrified shopper finds rotting carcass of baby crow in Aldi salad

Steven Bell gagged when he spotted the rotting carcass after he’d already eaten half of the mixed leaves.

30 Jul 2018 3:32 PM


Nepal reports outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu

It was the first outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu in the country since 2017, OIE said in a report posted on its website.

30 May 2018 9:18 AM

South Africa detects avian flu in seabirds

This strain of bird flu has not been found to affect people

26 Mar 2018 8:21 PM

China reports highly pathogenic bird flu outbreaks

Reports by OIE claim that strains of H5N6 and H7N9 have broken out in separate areas of the county.

08 Mar 2018 9:04 AM

40 of Queen’s Windsor swan flock succumb to bird flu

Team of volunteers in biohazard suits collect bodies to prevent spread of disease.

08 Feb 2018 10:27 AM

Queen Elizabeth upset over death of Windsor swans, bird flu suspected

Presently, scientists are doing tests on the dead birds, ten per cent of the flock’s total, amid fears the virus may spread.

05 Feb 2018 3:43 PM


Japan begins chicken cull after bird flu outbreak confirmed

Confirmation of the outbreak, which was reported earlier in the week, marked the country’s first cases of bird flu in poultry this winter.

12 Jan 2018 8:15 AM

Eleven districts along state border on bird flu alert

Nearly 7,000 samples were inspected at the Pune-based National Institute for Virology (NIV) laboratory and none of them tested positive.

11 Jan 2018 3:13 AM

More migratory guests flock to Okhla sanctuary

This census is being carried out simultaneously in 27 countries from January 7 to 21.

26 Jan 2017 3:40 AM

Odisha: High alert in Rourkela after bird flu report

'A team of experts will arrive from Bhubaneswar to take stock of the situation,' Sundargarh Collector B S Punia said.

01 Jan 2017 8:01 PM

500 chickens culled over bird flu scare in Odisha

Ten rapid response teams have been mobilised for the operation in the area, officials said.

29 Dec 2016 1:12 AM