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Tag: Avian Influenza

Bird Flu: 'Properly Cooked Poultry Safe For Consumption'

Bhubaneswar: The Central government on Friday instructed the State governments across the country to allow the selling of poultry and poultry products sourced from avian influenza-free areas/States. “The country has been effectively controlling the disease. It was reiterated that the virus gets destroyed easily at 70 degrees Centigrade and therefore, properly cooked poultry and poultry […]

Death Toll Of Migratory Birds In Himachal Reaches 2,401; Wildlife Authorities Cite Avian Influenza As The Cause
Death Toll Of Migratory Birds In Himachal Reaches 2,401; Wildlife Authorities Cite Avian Influenza As The Cause

Shimla: With the death toll of migratory water birds rising to 2,401, and almost half of them being endangered bar-headed goose visiting the Pong wetlands, Himachal Pradesh wildlife authorities on Monday said that avian influenza (H5N1) was the cause. The dead included a little white-fronted goose that was visiting the Pong wetlands alone for the […]

Bird flu spiralling out of control in Puri

Puri: The avian influenza outbreak in Krushna Prasad block of Puri district is beginning to spiral out of control as mass culling of chicken at infected poultry farms continued for the eighth consecutive day today. Based on the directives of the district administration, a ten-member team carried out culling operations today in several villages including […]

Bird flu outbreak: 5-member team begins chicken culling in Puri

Bhubaneswar: A day after detection of avian influenza virus in four villages under Krushna Prasad block of Puri, a 5-member team today began culling of chicken in the affected poultry farms. While the bird-flu outbreak has mainly affected Sansahi, Malud and Patharganj areas, adequate measures have been taken to ensure that it doesn’t spread to […]

Bird flu detected in Puri, culling operation to be intensified

Puri: Odisha government today sounded ‘Bird Flu’ alert following detection of avian influenza virus in four villages under Krushnaprasad block of Puri district. Fisheries and Animal Resources Development department secretary, Vishal Gagan informed that a massive culling operation inside private poultry farms in the affected villages including Sana Sahi, Maluda and Patharganj will be undertaken […]

Bird flu scare again in Rourkela

Rourkela: After a brief lull, bird flu scare resurfaced in the steel city again after number of crows were found dead near Sector 9 park and a nearby temple. On being informed, the administration buried the dead birds and sent the samples to High Security Animal Disease Lab (HSADL) in Bhopal for examination. Some days […]

Odisha sounds alert over bird flu

Bhubaneswar: With detection of avian influenza in Delhi and Gwalior, Odisha goverment health department has sounded high alert in the state and has asked chief district medical officers (CDMOs) to take precautionary measures. Health secretary Arti Ahuja in letters to all CDMOs has informed that bird flu H5N8 has been detected at National Zoological Park, […]