Bird flu

Closed throughout 2020-21 due to COVID, bird flu, Delhi zoo sees animal deaths fall to three-year low

The zoo reopened to the public on Thursday after remaining shut for more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic and bird flu.

published on : 2nd April 2021

All third round samples from Delhi Zoo test negative for bird flu virus

All samples of bird droppings collected from Delhi Zoo in the third round of serological surveillance have tested negative for Avian influenza virus.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Bird flu: 45 chickens found dead in Maharashtra's Palghar

The district administration has also ordered the closure of all poultry farms and shops selling chicken for the next 21 days.

published on : 25th February 2021

Russia confirms first case of human infection with H5N8 strain of bird flu

Scientists have isolated the genetic material of this strain of flu in seven employees of a poultry farm in Russia's south, where an outbreak was registered among the poultry in December.

published on : 20th February 2021

Sale of chicken banned in UP's Badaun after bird flu detected in sample

Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey told Lok Sabha there are no laboratory-confirmed human cases of avian influenza reported in the country.

published on : 15th February 2021

Gujarat's Tapi district bans poultry products from Navapur in Maharashtra

Tapi Collector R J Halani issued a notification on Monday evening, banning the transportation of eggs, chicken and poultry farm products to and from the border adjoining Navapur for two months.

published on : 9th February 2021

Red Fort to remain shut for visitors till further notice: Archaeological Survey of India

An order issued by the ASI says that the decision for the closure of Mughal fort-palace had been taken after the directions from the DM.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Over 8 lakh chickens to be culled in Japan amid bird flu outbreak

According to the NHK broadcaster, the chicken farm, located in the town of Shirosato, started slaughtering about 840,000 chickens on Tuesday morning.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Bird flu scare: Two areas in Srinagar declared alert zones

Officials said the samples lifted from dead crows at Athwajan and Peerbagh tested positive for H5N8 strain of bird flu as per the report from ICAR-NISHAD, Bhopal.

published on : 1st February 2021

Hundreds of birds culled in Kathmandu after confirmation of fresh bird flu cases

At least 1,865 ducks, 622 quails, 32 chickens, 25 turkeys, 542 eggs and 75 kg chicken fodder were destroyed after detection of virus at the local farm, the release said.

published on : 31st January 2021

Maharashtra bird flu scare: 119 birds found dead, samples sent for tests

So far, 71,883 poultry birds, 44,146 eggs and 63,339 kilograms of poultry feed have been destroyed, officials informed.

published on : 30th January 2021

Only 0.5% of Punjab's poultry farms infected from bird flu: Minister

He expressed hope that the state would soon be completely free from bird flu with efforts being taken by the state government and poultry farmers.

published on : 29th January 2021

Bird flu confirmed in few more cities of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh

The disease in other birds such as crows, migratory and wild birds has been confirmed in 12 states.

published on : 27th January 2021

Bird flu kills 90 more birds including 12 peacocks in Rajasthan

The spread of avian flu, earlier, led the neighbouring states to cut off the poultry exchange so as to contain it. This also led to losses in the poultry business in the affected states. 

published on : 27th January 2021

289 more birds found dead in Maharashtra, tally mounts to 18,700

Bird flu outbreak was confirmed in some districts of Maharashtra earlier this month.

published on : 26th January 2021
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