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

"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.

Avian flu: Slow start for culling, govt says nothing to panic

Four panchayats in paddy-growing Kuttanad region have been hit by the H5 strain of avian influenza.

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Kerala govt orders massive culling of ducks after tests confirm avian influenza

Health Department has convened a high-level meeting on Tuesday to tackle the threat in Alappuzha.

Avian flu: NIV survey gives clean chit to migratory birds

While the country had reported outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) from 2006-08 and experts had questioned the role of migratory birds in the transmission of the virus...

Swine flu death toll equals avian flu deaths in 2006: WHO

Total death toll around the world from the new H1N1 influenza has equalled the record-high annual death toll from avian flu registered in 2006.

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