"This case does not change the human risk assessment for the general public, which CDC considers to be low," the health agency said.
The recent discovery of carcasses of around 20-30 birds under mysterious conditions at Natasahi area under Krushnaprasad Block in Puri district has triggered panic in the region. As per reports, at least 15-20 crows along with poultry were found in an unconscious state on the floor.
Bird flu fear gripped the residents of Natasahi village of Nuapada (Chilika) under Krushnaprasad Block in Puri district.
They said samples have been collected and sent to the Animal Disease Research Institute at Phulnakhara for tests for further investigation.
Puri: Mass culling of chicken was carried out in the affected villages under Krushna Prasad block of the district today as bird flu situation continued to remain grim. Nearly 1,000 chickens were found dead at a farm in Naba village of the district today. After the detection of avian influenza virus in four villages under […]
Puri: Panic gripped locals in Banki Muhana area of Puri district following death of a large number of crows in the area today. The matter came to light after locals, who were out for morning walk, spotted the dead birds inside a park. As per reports as many as 10 crows were found dead inside […]
Paradip: With the government issuing alert over H5N1 avian influenza outbreak in Paradip, a four-member team of Union Health Ministry led by Dr Leena Bandyopadhyay started assessment of the ground zero scenario in flu-hit areas on Tuesday. The team visited the affected areas in the port town and held discussions on the action taken with […]
Paradip: An outbreak of avian influenza, also called bird flu, has been reported from the port township after samples collected from different poultry farms and the dead crows tested positive for the H5N1 virus. The veterinary officials had collected samples from poultry outlets and sent them to Animal Diseases Research Institute (ADRI) for examination after […]
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Khurda: Bird flu scare has once again triggered panic in Khurda’s Keranga village with locals spotting several dead crows at many places in the area on Saturday, sources said. As per reports, unusual mortality of crows and some other birds were reported from the village even as the administration had carried out extensive poultry culling […]
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 […]
Khurda/Rourkela: The Khurda district administration today completed the culling of poultry in Kerang village and has asked the people not to rear poultry in the next three months as a preventive measure against bird flu. “Culling has been concluded in Kerang village. The officials of my department have gone to the village and told the […]
Bhubaneswar/Rourkela: The chickens have not been affected with avian flu in Rourkela, but a zoo bird and a crow have been tested positive for the H5N1 virus, says Fisheries and Animal Husbandry secretary Bishnupada Sethy said. “Bird flu has not detected in chicken in Rourkela area, but in a zoo bird and a crow in […]
Rourkela/Keonjhar: Suspecting spread of bird flu in Rourkela, the Sundargarh administration has formed four teams to collect blood samples of birds in the steel city and nearby areas. Talking to newsmen, Rourkela Sub Collector Himanshu Sekhar Behera said, “The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) authorities were asked to close the Indira Gandhi Park for visitors suspecting […]
Khurda: A three-member Central team today visited Kerang village in Khurda district to review the dimension of bird flu. The team, after a meeting with district collector Niranjan Sahu, went to the Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Kerang village and examined its healthcare facilities. The team later directed the Health officials to engage Health Workers […]