bird flu

Millions of birds dead, killed in Mexico flu outbreak


July 26th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 26 (IANS/EFE) Some 4.9 million birds have died since the outbreak of bird flu started five weeks ago at farms in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, ... Read more...

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Mexico slaughters 3.8 mn chickens to stem bird-flu outbreak


July 19th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), July 19 (IANS/EFE) Around 3.8 million chickens have been slaughtered as part of the effort to contain a bird-flu outbreak in the western state of Jalisco, Mexico's food ... Read more...

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Mexico bird-flu outbreak costs economy $50 mn


July 13th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), July 13 (IANS/EFE) An outbreak of avian flu in the western state of Jalisco has claimed 2.5 million chickens and caused $50 million in losses, a representative of ... Read more...

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Mexico to vaccinate 1 mn chickens against bird flu


July 11th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), July 11 (IANS/EFE) A shipment of 1 million doses of vaccine from China will be used to inoculate chickens over the next few days to contain a bird-flu ... Read more...

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Mexico declares bird flu emergency


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 3 (IANS) Mexico has activated a national emergency plan to contain a bird flu epidemic that has affected nearly 1.7 million poultry, the agriculture ministry said.The plan ... Read more...

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41 infected with bird flu in Thailand


June 20th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 20 (IANS) At least 41 people have been confirmed to be infected with the H1N1 bird flu virus in a province in Thailand, the government said Wednesday.The virus ... Read more...

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Summer heat killing bats?


May 27th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 27 (IANS) More than 50 bats have died in this Jharkhand capital, possibly due to the summer heat, officials said Sunday.Ranchi's temperature is hovering between 40 and 42 ... Read more...

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Make poultry farming in northeast more scientific: Aviation flu experts


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) Timely vaccination of birds and animals, access to standard laboratories and maintaining bio-security are among the measures required to curb the sporadic outbreak of bird flu ... Read more...

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South Korea, China, Japan sign food security pact


April 16th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 16 (IANS) South Korea, China and Japan have agreed to work together to ensure food security and enhance their trade in agricultural products.The three neighbouring northeast Asian countries ... Read more...

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Over 300 chickens culled in Nepal farm


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) About 350 chickens have been culled in a farm in Nepal following confirmation of an outbreak of bird flu.Bal Krishna Bhusal, chief of the district public ... Read more...

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Experts to study cause of bird flu outbreak


March 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 17 (IANS) Worried at the frequent outbreak of bird flu and its effect on the poultry industry, the Tripura government has decided to urge the central government to ... Read more...

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Bihar SOS to centre on tackling bird flu


March 9th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Patna, March 9 (IANS) Bird flu or avian influenza is threatening Bihar's poultry industry and an SOS has been sent to the central government on tackling the deadly H5N1 virus ... Read more...

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Bihar alert on avian influenza


February 26th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 26 (IANS) Bihar has sounded an alert against possible spread of avian influenza after a large number of crows died in the state from bird flu, officials said ... Read more...

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Crows are dying in Bihar from bird flu


February 18th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) It is official now. Crows are dying in Bihar because of bird flu. This was revealed in the report of the Bhopal-based High Security Animal Disease ... Read more...

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Bird flu panic abates in Meghalaya


February 11th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 11 (IANS) Authorities Saturday gave the all-clear signal and calmed the panic in Meghalaya after clinical tests on dead pigeons proved negative for bird flu, a veterinary official ... Read more...

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Bird flu suspected in Meghalaya


February 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 10 (IANS) Fears of bird flu gripped Shillong Friday and Meghalaya state authorities sounded a general alert after a hundred pigeons were found dead in the state capital, ... Read more...

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Bird flu: 7,000 fowls culled in Bhubaneswar


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) About 7,000 fowls were culled Sunday in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar after a bird flu case was detected in a government-run institution, an official said."The culling operation ... Read more...

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Bird flu traces found in Nepal


February 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) As around 8,000 chickens have died of bird flu , or H5N1 virus in the Nepal's Sunsari district in last few days, more traces of the ... Read more...

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Bird flu: Culling of birds planned in Bhubaneswar (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 (IANS) Odisha Saturday decided to cull poultry in parts of its capital city Bhubaneswar after a bird flu case surfaced in the city, official said."The culling operation ... Read more...

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Bird flu case surfaces in Bhubaneswar


February 4th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 (IANS) Odisha has banned the movement of poultry and related products from an area in the capital Bhubaneswar after a bird flu case surfaced in the city, ... Read more...

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Over 6,200 poultry culled after fresh flu in Tripura


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 2 (IANS) Over 6,200 poultry birds and ducks were culled in Tripura after reports of a fresh outbreak of bird flu, officials said here Thursday.The culling was done ... Read more...

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Tripura begins culling to contain bird flu


January 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 27 (IANS) With a fresh outbreak of bird flu at a government-run farm in western Tripura, authorities Friday started culling more than 1,600 poultry birds to contain spread ... Read more...

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Bird flu resurfaces in Tripura


January 25th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 25 (IANS) Bird flu or avian influenza has resurfaced in Tripura, an official said here Wednesday.Tripura animal resources development department secretary Swapan Saha told reporters: "Samples of sick ... Read more...

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Man dies of bird flu in China


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) A 39-year-old man in China's southwestern province of Guizhou died Sunday from the bird flu virus H5N1, the health ministry said.The man felt unwell Jan 6. ... Read more...

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Disinfection in Meghalaya bird flu-hit area completed


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 22 (IANS) Authorities in Meghalaya have completed disinfection operations in a bird flu-hit area of East Garo Hills district, an official said Sunday."We have completed the entire process ... Read more...

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Meghalaya culls 5,000 birds


January 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 18 (IANS) Authorities in Meghalaya Wednesday culled nearly 5,000 domesticated fowls in a bird flu-hit area of East Garo Hills district, an official said.The birds were culled and ... Read more...

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More poultry birds culled in Odisha


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) Thousands of more poultry birds were Wednesday culled in Odisha after bird flu hit a new area, an official said.Officials and veterinarians launched the culling operation ... Read more...

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Fresh death of fowls, culling continues in Meghalaya


January 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 15 (IANS) Fresh deaths of domesticated fowls have been reported in Meghalaya, even as the culling of birds in a three-kilometre radius of the bird-flu epicentre of Williamnagar ... Read more...

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Culling continues in avian flu-hit district of Meghalaya


January 13th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 13 (IANS) Authorities have begun mopping up and sanitisation operations in bird flu-hit Williamnagar in western Meghalaya as they continued culling domesticated fowls there, an official said Friday."We ... Read more...

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Poultry culling begins in Meghalaya


January 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 12 (IANS) A 13-member rapid response team Thursday began culling poultry birds at a farm in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya after the birds tested positive for ... Read more...

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Bird flu: Odisha begins culling poultry birds


January 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (IANS) Veterinarians and state officials Thursday began culling poultry birds in parts of Odisha's Khordha district after bird flu was detected in the area.District Collector Roopa Mishra ... Read more...

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Meghalaya on alert after test confirms bird flu


January 11th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 11 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Wednesday alerted all district authorities after samples of dead birds at a farm in East Garo Hills district in the state tested positive ... Read more...

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Odisha orders poultry cull after detection of bird flu


January 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Odisha Wednesday decided to cull poultry in at least 18 villages of its Khordha district after bird flu was detected in the area, an official said."The ... Read more...

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More birds die in Meghalaya, test reports awaited


January 10th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 10 (IANS) Another 40 birds died Tuesday on a government-run farm in western Meghalaya, even as the state government awaited the test reports on earlier deaths to know ... Read more...

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2,000 dead birds set off flu fears in Meghalaya


January 9th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 9 (IANS) Around 2,000 poultry birds have died in the past few weeks on a farm in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district, fuelling fears of bird flu, even ... Read more...

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