Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

India: Bird Flu confirmed in 13 states - January 2021

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Gert van der Hoek
    replied
    Avian Influenza spreads to 13 Indians states

    NEW DELHI, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Avian Influenza have been confirmed in six Indian states for poultry birds, and in 10 states for crows/migratory/wild birds, said an official statement issued by the federal government on Wednesday.

    In all as many as 13 Indian states, including three from where both have been reported, are affected.

    According to the statement issued by the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, the Avian Influenza for poultry birds has been reported from the states of Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Punjab.

    And the crow/migratory/wild birds' flu has so far been reported from the states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan and Punjab.

    Control and containment operations are going on in the affected epicenters of states like Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Haryana.

    Leave a comment:


  • Treyfish
    replied
    53,000 poultry birds to be culled after avian flu confirmed at two farms in Mohali

    The development comes a day after the Bhopal lab confirmed flu in a migratory bird found dead at the Siswan reserve in the district
    By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
    PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 10:30 PM IST

    The National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal, has confirmed avian influenza in samples of birds sent from two poultry farms in Mohali’s Dera Bassi subdivision. Not just poultry birds, but also the sample of a dead crow has tested positive.

    The development comes a day after the Bhopal lab confirmed flu in a migratory bird found dead at the Siswan reserve in the district.

    The authorities are now gearing up for culling 53,000 poultry birds at the two farms in Behra village: Alpha and Royal.

    “We have received the confirmation letter from the Bhopal lab. We have constituted 25 teams to begin culling,” said VK Janjua, additional chief secretary, animal husbandry and dairy department, Punjab.

    The notification in this regard is awaited from the Centre, he said, adding that according to the head count done by the department, 53,000 birds are to be culled. The operations are expected to begin on Thursday....https://www.hindustantimes.com/citie...162019545.html

    Leave a comment:


  • sharon sanders
    replied
    Information received on 18/01/2021 from Dr Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, New Delhi, India
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 02/01/2021
    Date of confirmation of the event 07/01/2021
    Report date 15/01/2021
    Date submitted to OIE 18/01/2021
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 30/09/2020
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N8
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (2)
    Outbreak 1 Siddharth Poultry Farm, Kheri, Raipur Rani, Panchkula, Haryana
    Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2021
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 150128 16840 12127 42419
    Outbreak 2 Nature Poultry Farm, Dandlawar, Raipur Rani, Panchkula, Haryana
    Date of start of the outbreak 02/01/2021
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 18693 5680 3873 14820 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 168821 22520 16000 57239 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 13.34% 9.48% 71.05% **
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    **Not calculated because of missing information
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Epidemiological comments Culling of poultry birds in 1Km radius of the epicenters is under process
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Quarantine
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 07/01/2021 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    Map of outbreak locations

    https://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/w...reportid=37637

    Leave a comment:


  • sharon sanders
    replied
    Information received on 18/01/2021 from Dr Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, New Delhi, India
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 07/01/2021
    Date of confirmation of the event 10/01/2021
    Report date 16/01/2021
    Date submitted to OIE 18/01/2021
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 30/09/2020
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N1
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Murumba, Parbhani, Parbhani, Maharashtra
    Date of start of the outbreak 07/01/2021
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Backyard
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 4286 843 843 3443 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 4286 843 843 3443 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 19.67% 19.67% 100.00% 100.00%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Quarantine
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 10/01/2021 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    Map of outbreak locations
    https://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/w...reportid=37639

    Leave a comment:


  • sharon sanders
    replied
    Information received on 18/01/2021 from Dr Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, New Delhi, India
    Summary
    Report type Immediate notification
    Date of start of the event 06/01/2021
    Date of confirmation of the event 12/01/2021
    Report date 16/01/2021
    Date submitted to OIE 18/01/2021
    Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
    Date of previous occurrence 30/09/2020
    Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    Serotype H5N1
    Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    New outbreaks (1)
    Outbreak 1 Rundipada, Thandla, Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh
    Date of start of the outbreak 06/01/2021
    Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
    Epidemiological unit Farm
    Affected animals
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1053 127 127 926 0
    Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
    Total animals affected
    Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
    Birds 1053 127 127 926 0
    Outbreak statistics
    Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
    Birds 12.06% 12.06% 100.00% 100.00%
    *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
    Epidemiology
    Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
    • Unknown or inconclusive
    Control measures
    Measures applied
    • Movement control inside the country
    • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
    • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
    • Quarantine
    • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
    • Stamping out
    • Disinfection
    • Vaccination prohibited
    • No treatment of affected animals
    Measures to be applied
    • No other measures
    Diagnostic test results
    Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
    ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Disease (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 12/01/2021 Positive
    Future Reporting
    The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
    Map of outbreak locations
    https://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/w...reportid=37642

    Leave a comment:


  • Treyfish
    replied


    H5N8 H5N1 FOUND IN Himachal Pradesh
    http://www.uniindia.com/another-vari...s/2295638.html

    Leave a comment:


  • Gert van der Hoek
    replied
    Bird flu confirmed in Chhattisgarh; total affected states 11 so far

    The Centre on Friday said bird flu or avian influenza outbreak has been confirmed in Chhattisgarh, taking the total number of affected states and UTs to 11 so far.

    Besides Chhattisgarh, the disease has been confirmed in Delhi, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat.

    Bird flu in poultry has been confirmed from G S poultry farm, Balod district of Chhattisgarh, the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said in a statement.

    "Altogether, 11 states in the country have been affected by avian influenza," it added.

    Bird flu in poultry has also been confirmed from Harda district of Madhya Pradesh on Friday, it said.

    Moreover, the disease has been confirmed in wild birds (crows and pigeons) in Burhanpur, Rajgarh, Dindori, Chhindwara, Mandla, Harda, Dhar, Sagar and Satna districts of Madhya Pradesh.

    The viral infection has also been confirmed in crows and kites in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand; crows in Rohini area of Delhi as well as in duck and Black Stork in Jaipur Zoo, Rajasthan, it added.
    Read more about Bird flu confirmed in Chhattisgarh; total affected states 11 so far on Business Standard. The Centre on Friday said bird flu or avian influenza outbreak has been confirmed in Chhattisgarh, taking the total number of affected states and UTs to 11 so far

    Leave a comment:


  • Treyfish
    replied
    PM Modi asks for strict vigilance as bird flu spreads to 10 states, officials say no proof of virus’ human transmission

    By: PTI
    January 11, 2021 9:30 PM

    Officials say there is no risk of infection from fully cooked chicken, or boiled and cooked eggs as the bird flu virus cannot withstand high temperatures.

    Hundreds of birds were reported dead in different parts of the country on Monday as the raging bird flu spread to 10 states and Union Territories, prompting several control measures and a government assurance that there are no scientific reports of the virus’ transmission to humans.
    .......
    In Maharashtra, avian influenza has been confirmed as the cause of death of different birds in Parbhani, Mumbai, Thane, Beed and Dapoli in Maharashtra, as per test reports of a Bhopal-based lab. Parbhani Collector Deepak Muglikar told PTI that bird flu has been confirmed as the cause of death of around 900 hens at a poultry farm in Murumba village and the district administration has decided to cull nearly 8,000 birds in the village. The culling may begin from Tuesday....

    ..According to the Bhopal-based ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), two crows from Mumbai died due to bird flu. Three pond egrets and a parrot from Thane were infected by the H5N1 avian influenza virus, the institute’s test report said. Besides, a chicken and two herons from Parbhani too died of H5N1 avian influenza virus, while crows from Beed and Dapoli (in Ratnagiri district) were infected by H5N8 avian influenza virus, as per the report.....https://www.financialexpress.com/lif...ssion/2169065/

    Leave a comment:


  • Gert van der Hoek
    replied
    Bird flu now spreads to 9 Indian states


    Xinhua | Updated: 2021-01-11

    NEW DELHI -- Avian Flu, or bird flu, has spread to two more Indian states, namely Delhi and Maharashtra, taking the total number of such states to 9 on Monday.

    While the bird flu was confirmed in Delhi after eight samples of dead crows and ducks were found positive, as many as 800 chickens were found dead in a village in Maharashtra due to bird flu.

    The chickens died of the flu at Murumba village in Parbhani district, said media reports.

    The other seven Indian states are - Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.
    NEW DELHI -- Avian Flu, or bird flu, has spread to two more Indian states, namely Delhi and Maharashtra, taking the total number of such states to 9 on Monday.

    Leave a comment:


  • Treyfish
    replied
    Bird Flu: Over 200 migratory birds found dead in Himachal Pradesh

    2021-01-10

    Shimla, Jan 10 (PTI) Carcasses of 215 migratory birds were found in Pong Dam Wildlife Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh”s Kangra district on Sunday, taking the total number of such birds suspected to have died of avian influenza to 4,235, officials said.

    Each day, hundreds of migratory birds were found dead in the lake area since December 29. Last Monday, the samples tested positive for H5N1, they said.

    Also, for the fourth day in a row, a large number of dead poultry birds were found dumped by the side of the Chandigarh-Shimla highway in Solan district. The remains of the birds were buried according to safety protocol and their samples sent to a disease diagnostic laboratory in Jalandhar....https://www.bollyinside.com/news/ind...achal-pradesh/

    Leave a comment:


  • Treyfish
    replied
    Maharashtra is a state in the western peninsular region of India occupying a substantial portion of the Deccan Plateau. As the home of the Marathi people, Maharashtra is the second-most populous state in India as well as the second-most populous country subdivision. Wikipedia

    Leave a comment:


  • Treyfish
    replied
    Dead poultry bird samples test positive for bird flu in Maharashtra 'H5N1'

    Earlier this week, the commissionerate had sent out samples of dead poultry birds from Parbhani district for testing to the Bhopal-based National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases. Over 800 birds had died in a backyard poultry in Parbhani.

    Maharashtra became the latest in the line of states to report cases of Avian Influenza after samples of dead poultry birds tested positive for the H5N1 virus late Sunday. This is the first time that the state has witnessed a case of bird flu since 2006, when it was first reported at a poultry in Nandurbar district.

    Animal Husbandry Commissioner Sachindrapratap Singh confirmed the development.

    Earlier this week, the commissionerate had sent out samples of dead poultry birds from Parbhani district for testing to the Bhopal-based National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases. Over 800 birds had died in a backyard poultry in Parbhani.

    ....... https://indianexpress.com/article/in...shtra-7141213/

    Leave a comment:


  • Gert van der Hoek
    replied
    Bird flu confirmed in 7 states, test reports from elsewhere awaited

    Bird flu has been confirmed in seven states of the country so far, namely Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh


    Bird flu has been confirmed in seven states of the country so far, namely Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, while test reports of unsual death of birds received from Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Delhi are awaited, the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said on Saturday.

    As per a statement issued by the ministry, after confirmation of avian influenza (AI) positive samples by the ICAR-NIHSAD from two poultry farms in Panchkula district in Haryana, positive cases of bird flu in migratory birds were reported in Shivpuri, Rajgarh, Shajapur, Agar and Vidisha district in Madhya Pradesh, the zoological park in Kanpur, and Pratapgarh and Dausa districts of Rajasthan.

    The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAH&D) has issued an advisory to the affected states so as to avoid further spread of the disease.

    Read more about Bird flu confirmed in 7 states, test reports from elsewhere awaited on Business Standard. Bird flu has been confirmed in seven states of the country so far, namely Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh

    Leave a comment:


  • Treyfish
    replied
    Bird Flu Outbreak: Haryana to Cull 166,128 Poultry Birds of Five Poultry Farms to Prevent Spread of Avian Influenza

    Noting that the state government is concerned towards the effect on poultry business in the state, Dalal said said clinical investigations were carried out as soon as the state was apprised about the unusual death of birds in the poultry farms in Panchkula.


    Chandigarh, January 8: The Haryana government on Friday decl ..

    ....

    https://www.latestly.com/india/news/...a-2256260.html

    Leave a comment:


  • sharon sanders
    replied
    bump this

    Leave a comment:

Working...
X