Avian influenza

Bird flu: Probe launched into death of Gurugram boy, close contacts under surveillance

The health ministry, in a statement said that upon testing it was found that the child had both Influenza A and Influenza B but was negative for SARS COV-2 and other respiratory viruses.

published on : 21st July 2021

Human-to-human transmission of bird flu rare, no need to panic: AIIMS chief 

Currently available epidemiologic information suggests the virus does not infect humans easily, and spread from person to person appears to be rare.

published on : 21st July 2021

Child dies of bird flu, first casualty in India due to Avian Influenza

According to sources, the child who belongs from NCR belt was admitted in the hospital around 10 days ago and was suspected of Covid-19.

published on : 21st July 2021

First bird flu death in country this year reported in AIIMS, Delhi

A 12-year-old boy undergoing treatment for H5N1 Avian influenza died at pediatric department of AIIMS.

published on : 20th July 2021