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Avian flu: 1.05 lakh more birds culled in Maharashtra

February 09, 2021 1:03 am

The exercise began on Sunday in which over 42,000 birds were culled after cases of avian influenza or bird flu were confirmed in the poultry farms in the region.

Maharashtra culls 40,000 birds from epicentre of 2006 avian flu outbreak

February 08, 2021 7:37 am

Eight samples from nearly 5,000 dead poultry birds from the four-layer poultry units in Navapur were sent to the National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases for avian influenza test. All the samples tested positive.

Avian flu: From symptoms to precautions, here's what you need to know

January 18, 2021 2:10 pm

According to the CDC, Avian flu viruses do not normally infect human beings. Such an infection is rare, and only sporadic cases have been reported since 2015

Maharashtra starts culling 15,500 birds as avian influenza spreads

January 12, 2021 9:54 pm

On Tuesday, the death of 214 poultry birds was reported in the state. Of these, 200 deaths were reported from Yavatmal, 11 from Amravati and three from Akola. Four crows have also died in Akola, bringing the total toll to 218.

Bird flu confirmed in Gujarat, the Kharo dam birds had died due to avian flu, say officers

January 09, 2021 12:45 pm

This is the first reported outbreak of the avian flu in Gujarat since 2017 when the disease was confirmed in some parts of Ahmedabad.

Bird flu: Punjab bans import of poultry

January 09, 2021 10:16 am

As per the notification of the ban, living and dead birds, any form of poultry including the unprocessed meat would not be allowed to enter the state till January 15.

Bird flu outbreak in four states, Centre issues advisory to contain spread

January 06, 2021 8:24 pm

Bird flu outbreak: The current bird flu outbreak comes few months after India on September 30, 2020, declared the country free from the disease. India notified the first outbreak of Avian Influenza in 2006.

Four Karnataka border districts on high alert after avian flu outbreak in Kerala

January 07, 2021 8:14 am

Culling of nearly 50,000 birds is in progress in two districts of Kerala after the avian flu outbreak in the state.

Avian flu confirmed: 1,800 migratory birds found dead in Himachal

January 05, 2021 1:28 pm

Bird flu virus was detected in around 50 crows whose carcasses were found in Indore in Madhya Pradesh last week, prompting authorities to issue an alert.

Bird flu scare grips Jamnagar village as 41 birds die in pond

January 10, 2017 7:55 pm

"We have sanitised area falling within one kilometre radius of the pond but to no other dead birds were found. Nor any further deaths were reported on Tuesday," said Bhagirath Patel, assistant director of animal husbandry of Jamnagar.