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    Confirmation of bird flu in Godda district, district administration issued alert

    According to District Animal Husbandry Department, the Rapid Response Team has been set up for the entire district. In addition, it has also been issued that people will not consume chickens, especially poultry farms, for the next two to three months.

    Confirmation of bird flu in Godda district, district administration issued alert The recession of the chicken market after the news of bird flu

    Ajeet Kumar | News18 Jharkhand
    Updated: February 9, 2019, 11:04 PM IST

    Bird flu has been confirmed in Godda district of Jharkhand . On January 21, News 18 showed a news on the sudden deaths of cow and chickens. After that the district administration and animal husbandry department came into action. The department sent the samples of dead cow and chickens to Bhopal, from which the death of these birds was confirmed only by bird flu . Following the instructions issued by the State Health Secretary, District Animal Husbandry Department has also come into action. In Bokaro, there is panic in the people of the same way when there is a large number of dead bodies.

    According to District Animal Husbandry Department, the Rapid Response Team has been set up for the entire district. In addition, it has also been issued that people will not consume chickens, especially poultry farms, for the next two to three months. It is understood that after the death of crows in some of the villages of the district headquarters, the Deputy Commissioner's house and some villages of Mehrma started the proceedings. At the same time in the Gomiya block of Bokaro, after getting a large number of crows, the animal husbandry department has sent the chicken meat and blood samples to the poultry farms along with dead bodies.

    https://hindi.news18.com/news/jharkh...k-1686519.html


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    ranchi
    Feb 10 2019 6:59 AM

    Ranchi: Team added to take stock of Bird Flu and Bodka

    By Prabhat Khabar | Updated Date: Feb 10 2019 6:59 AM

    Ranchi: After the death of birds in Godda and Bokaro district, the samples were sent to Bhopal. There is a confirmation of having a bird flu virus in a sample of Godda only in the investigation. After this, the Animal Husbandry Department has issued alerts to all the districts. In some villages of the Mehrma block of Godda, some of the Kawas were killed, including the chickens and the chickens. On the other hand, there was also the death of birds in Bokaro in Gomia.

    Godda's sampling has been found to be positive in the investigation. Following this, Director Animal Husbandry Dr. Chittaranjan Kumar asked the District Animal Husbandry Officer to issue alert as a precaution and be alert on the death of birds and make people aware about bird flu and information regarding prevention of it. is.

    Generally, during such alerts, people are advised to avoid the meat of birds and to stay away from the dead birds in the affected area. Aa or exposure to infected birds causes this virus to spread among humans. After the team report of Animal Husbandry Department of Godda, necessary action will be decided.

    The team will explore the prevalence and impact of bird flu in the respective districts. If the report reveals that it is serious, then the other important steps will be taken.
    Dr. Chittaranjan Kumar, Director, Animal Husbandry

    https://www.prabhatkhabar.com/news/r...y/1249457.html

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    Bird flu confirmed, health department on alert to check spread

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    Jharkhand on alert as sample tests positive for bird flu

    More than a dozen chicken and a crow were found dead in Bhalua village of Mehrma block on Saturday.

    RANCHI Updated: Feb 12, 2019 10:12 IST
    Subhash Mishra
    Hindustan Times, Ranchi

    The Jharkhand animal husbandry and fisheries department has swung into action after a chicken sample tested positive for avian influenza popularly known as bird flu in Godda district, around 280km from the state capital Ranchi. A crow found dead in Bokaro was also infected.

    More than a dozen chicken and a crow were found dead in Bhalua village of Mehrma block on Saturday. Godda district animal husbandry department immediately sent a team for inspection and collected samples of chicken for a lab test.

    Animal husbandry department director Niranjan Kumar Tirkey on Monday said that so far, reports of suspected bird flu had come only from Godda and Bokaro districts. “There is no panic-like situation, as 17 samples had been sent from Godda district, in which only one sample proved positive in a test at the lab,” he added.

    Crow deaths were reported from Bokaro district. “There, too, only one avian influenza positive case was found. Samples have been sent to a Bhopal lab and reports are yet to come,” he added.
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    https://www.hindustantimes.com/ranch...dMuTTDHoJ.html
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    • #3
      Culling of birds begins in Godda after detection of avian flu

      Friday, 15 February 2019 | Kelly Kislaya | Ranchi

      A total of eight Rapid Response Teams (RRT) having 10 members each started the process of culling of birds in Mehrma block of Godda district on Thursday after positive readings of Avian Influenza (AI) in the area.

      Director, Animal Husbandry, Chitaranjan Kumar said, “We had sent samples from each district for confirmation of bird flu (H5N1) of which the one from Fajilkhutahari village of Godda came in positive.
      ...
      Sub divisional officer (SDO) of Mahagama, Banka Ram, informed that seven villages have been identified as infected zones including Falilkhutahari, Meghachasar, Shobhapur, Tarkurwa, Bhalu, Barari and Sukhari.
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      In another instance, AI was also found in a crow sample sent from Gomiya block of Bokaro. Bokaro Deputy Commissioner, Shailesh Chaurasia said, “While AI was confirmed in crows, we sent a chicken sample as well and the reports for that came out negative so there is nothing to worry about. Had the chicken sample been positive, we would have issued an alert.”

      https://www.dailypioneer.com/2019/st...avian-flu.html
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      • #4
        Highly pathogenic avian influenza,
        India
        Information received on 16/02/2019 from Mr Tarun Shridhar, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
        Summary
        Report type Immediate notification
        Date of start of the event 25/01/2019
        Date of confirmation of the event 04/02/2019
        Report date 16/02/2019
        Date submitted to OIE 16/02/2019
        Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
        Date of previous occurrence 12/2018
        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 Fajilkhutahari, Mehrma, Godda, Jharkhand
        Date of start of the outbreak 25/01/2019
        Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
        Epidemiological unit Backyard
        Affected animals
        Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
        Birds 6000 26 26 4439
        Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
        Total animals affected
        Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
        Birds 6000 26 26 4439
        Outbreak statistics
        Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        Birds 0.43% 0.43% 100.00% **
        *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
        Control measures
        Measures applied
        • Movement control inside the country
        • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
        • Screening
        • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
        • Selective killing and disposal
        • 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
        National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (OIE Reference Laboratory) Birds real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 04/02/2019 Positive
        Future Reporting
        The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
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        http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=29563
        "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
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        • #5
          Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds),
          India
          Information received on 22/02/2019 from Mr Tarun Shridhar, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India
          Summary
          Report type Follow-up report No. 3
          Date of start of the event 15/12/2018
          Date of confirmation of the event 21/12/2018
          Report date 22/02/2019
          Date submitted to OIE 22/02/2019
          Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
          Date of previous occurrence 05/06/2018
          Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
          Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
          Serotype H5N1
          Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
          This event pertains to the whole country
          Related reports Immediate notification (07/01/2019)
          Follow-up report No. 1 (22/01/2019)
          Follow-up report No. 2 (21/02/2019)
          Follow-up report No. 3 (22/02/2019)
          New outbreaks (2)
          Outbreak 1 DC Campus, Godda, Godda, Godda, Jharkhand
          Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2019
          Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
          Epidemiological unit Not applicable
          Affected animals
          Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
          House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 12 12 0 0
          Outbreak 2 Gomia, Gomia, Bokaro, Jharkhand
          Date of start of the outbreak 28/01/2019
          Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
          Epidemiological unit Not applicable
          Affected animals
          Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
          House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 25 25 0 0
          Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 2
          Total animals affected
          Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
          House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) 37 37 0 0
          Outbreak statistics
          Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          House Crow:Corvus splendens(Corvidae) ** ** 100.00% **
          *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
          Control measures
          Measures applied
          • Screening
          • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
          • 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
          National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal (OIE Reference Laboratory) House Crow real-time reverse transcriptase/polymerase chain reaction (RRT-PCR) 06/02/2019 Positive
          Future Reporting
          The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
          ...
          http://www.oie.int/wahis_2/public/wa...reportid=29639
          "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
          -Nelson Mandela

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