Tag: Bird Flu

Keranga bird flu: Culling halted after locals resist

Khurdha: Culling of fowls in Keranga village of Khurda district was halted due to stiff resistance by the villagers who are demanding demolition of poultry farm on the outskirts of village and compensation proportional to the cost of each bird culled. “Our village remained a disease-free zone for last 50—60 years. But, the virus came […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Culling begins at Keranga after bird flu detection

Khurdha: Culling of fowl began at Keranga village and one km radius area around it in the district in the wake of detection of avian flu. Three days after the Fisheries and Animal Resources Development Department received report from High Security Animal Disease Laboratory in Bhopal confirming the H5N1virus, the district collector had convened a […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Bird flu: Culling at Kerang to begin from tomorrow

Khurda: After identification of bird flu spread at Kerang village in Khurda, the district administration will began its culling drive from tomorrow. As many as 10 teams have been constituted by the administration to conduct a survey in the area. According to sources, the administration is keeping a close watch on the flu spread in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Bird flu fear looms in Bihar amid culling of poultry birds

Patna: Culling of poultry birds is under way in parts of Bihar two days after reports of large-scale death of hens, crows and other birds led to panic among people about bird flu, triggering a drastic decline in chicken consumption, officials said on Saturday. Officials of the state’s animal and fisheries resource department said culling […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Centre confirms of bird flu virus in Odisha village

New Delhi: The central government has informed the Odisha government about confirmation of H5 N1 strain of Avian Influenza virus in village Keranga of the state’s Khordha district, an official statement said on Tuesday. “The samples from the said epicentre were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, which confirmed […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
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, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Chicken deaths spark bird flu scare in Odisha

Kendrapara (Odisha), Aug 17 (PTI) En-masse death of over a thousand chickens at a poultry farm in a seaside village here triggered panic with the locals suspecting the death to be an outbreak of bird flu. However, veterinary experts who inspected the poultry farm in Kharinasi village allayed fears of flu and said the chickens […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Bird Flu Outbreak: Mass culling continues for second day in Puri

After the detection of avian influenza virus in four villages under Krushna Prasad block of Puri district, the mass culling of chicken continued for the second consecutive day today.

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Bird flu situation remains grim in Puri: Agriculture Minister

Bhubaneswar: The bird flu situation particularly in some villages under Krushna Prasad block of Puri district still remains grim, said Agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy today. He further informed that the State government is taking all possible measures to contain the outbreak. “The bird flu situation remains grim as crow deaths are also being reported in […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Bird flu outbreak confirmed in 11 Nigerian states

Lagos: The Nigerian government Wednesday confirmed the outbreak of bird flu in 11 states. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, made the disclosure at an emergency meeting on avian influenza (bird flu) in Abuja, according to a Xinhua report. The states affected by the outbreak of the disease were Kano, Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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China Reports First Human Case Of H10N3 Bird Flu

China has reported the first case of human infection with the H10N3 strain of bird flu from the country's eastern Jiangsu province, China's National Health Commission said on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 01 June 2021
Mass culling operation begins in Cuttack after confirmation of Bird flu outbreak

Cuttack: More than 400 ducks were culled and nearly 6000 duck eggs were destroyed at the Duck Fertilisation Center at Khapuria in Cuttack district after few ducks were tested positive for bird flu. Cuttack district administration has started mass culling of the birds including chickens within 1-2km radius of the center. As per reports, after […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
How Nipah infection is different from swine flu, bird flu

New Delhi: With the return of the Nipah infection in Kerala, the need for awareness about zoonotic diseases has increased, especially in view of the spread of misinformation about these diseases. Doctors say that the symptoms of Nipah infection, swine flu and bird flu are similar, but there are also differences in how the diseases […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Bird Flu Scare: Mass Culling Of Poultry Birds Begins In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to curtail the spread of bird flu in the capital city, a special team of veterinarians led by Khurda Chief District Veterinary Officer today began culling of poultry birds following confirmation of Avian Influenza in poultry breeding and research farm of the Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar. As […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021