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    Re: India: Bird Flu Confirmed in Chickens in Sikkim

    Sikkim: 4,000 chickens in bird flu affected areas were hit

    Aiaans

    TimeTue, Jan 27, 2009

    The officer said the killing of the chickens that we have completed our mission.

    The officer said the killing of the chickens that we have completed our mission.

    New Delhi. The country's state of Sikkim Puvrettr bird flu outbreak after 4,000 chickens during the past one week, were killed.

    Health Department officials on January 19, according to the information of bird flu infection to meet a day after the killing of a series of poultry began.

    One official said the killing of the chickens that we have completed our mission. Nearly 4,091 chickens have been killed.

    Union Health Ministry, a team from Gangtok to the state health officials are trying to help.

    Health Worker, the house - with 30 home guards treat sick people are doing.

    http://khabar.josh18.com/news/8300/3

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    • #32
      Re: India: Bird Flu Confirmed in Chickens in Sikkim

      Source: http://pib.nic.in/release/release.asp?relid=47047

      Status Report on Avian Influenza outbreak in Sikkim as on 28.01.09
      11:29 IST
      Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has notified outbreak of Avian Influenza in poultry in the Hospital Road locality of Ravongla Municipality in South Sikkim District on 19.1.2009. Containment measures are continuing.

      ? Culling operations are over. So far 4129 birds have been culled

      ? 130 Animal health workers involved in culling operations are on chemoprophylaxis.

      ? Active house to house human surveillance is continuing. In 0-3 Km area the total population of 5171 is being covered on daily basis. Two cases of URI with fever have been identified but none of them has exposure history.

      ? In the 3-10 km area the population is covered in phases. A population of 9788 was covered on 27.01.2009. Twenty cases of fever with URI have been detected but none of them has any history of exposure to infected poultry.

      ? In the identified health facility at PHC Ravongla, ten cases were identified with URI and fever but they have no exposure history.

      ? Isolation facilities have been set up at PHC Ravongla. Critical care treatment facility has been strengthened in STNM Hospital, Gangtok. Two ventilators have been supplied by MOHFW to strengthen this centre.

      ? IEC material for print and visual media in Nepali language has been provided to the State Govt.

      ? There is adequate stock of Oseltamivir and PPE with the State.

      ? Daily reports are received from the Control Room established in Ravongla.

      ? The central rapid response team from MOHFW is assisting the local health authorities. Situation is monitored on a daily basis. As of now there is no suspect human case of avian influenza.

      DS/GK/flu-450

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      • #33
        Re: India: Bird Flu Confirmed in Chickens in Sikkim

        Source: http://pib.nic.in/release/release.asp?relid=47113

        Status Report on Avian Influenza outbreak in Sikkim as on 29.01.09
        11:21 IST
        Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has notified outbreak of Avian Influenza in poultry in the Hospital Road locality of Ravongla Municipality in South Sikkim District on 19.1.2009. Containment measures are continuing.

        ? Culling operations are over. So far 4129 birds have been culled

        ? 110Animal health workers involved in culling operations are on chemoprophylaxis.

        ? Active house to house human surveillance is continuing. In 0-3 Km area the total population of 5171 is being covered on daily basis. One case of URI with fever has been identified but none of them has exposure history.

        ? In the 3-10 km area the population is covered in phases. A population of 9895 was covered on 28.01.2009. Twelve cases of fever with URI have been detected but none of them has any history of exposure to infected poultry.

        ? In the identified health facility at PHC Ravongla, twelve cases were identified with URI and fever but they have no exposure history.

        ? Isolation facilities have been set up at PHC Ravongla. Critical care treatment facility has been strengthened in STNM Hospital, Gangtok. Two ventilators have been supplied by MOHFW to strengthen this centre. ? IEC material for print and visual media in Nepali language has been provided to the State Govt.

        ? There is adequate stock of Oseltamivir and PPE with the State.

        ? Daily reports are received from the Control Room established in Ravongla.

        ? The central rapid response team from MOHFW is assisting the local health authorities. Situation is monitored on a daily basis. As of now there is no suspect human case of avian influenza.

        DS/GK/flu-453

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        • #34
          Re: India: Bird Flu Confirmed in Chickens in Sikkim

          Source: http://pib.nic.in/release/release.asp?relid=47191

          Status Report on Avian influenza Outbreak in Sikkim and West Bengal as on 2.02.09
          10:53 IST
          West Bengal

          Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, GOI has notified Avian Influenza outbreak in two villages namely Uttar Dankoba [block Mathabhanga-I], Nagar Bhagni [block Dinhata-I] in the district of Coochbehar, West Bengal on 30th January, 2009. Containment operations have been initiated. Central Rapid Response Team of MOHFW is being deputed.

          State Govt. has adequate stock of Oseltamivir, personal protective equipments etc.

          Sikkim

          Avian Influenza in poultry was notified in the Hospital Road locality of Ravongla Municipality in South Sikkim District on 19.1.2009.

          Culling operations are over. So far 4129 birds have been culled. 110 Animal health workers involved in culling operations are on chemoprophylaxis.

          ? Active house to house human surveillance is continuing. In 0-3 Km area the total population of 5171 is being covered on daily basis. No case of URI with fever has been identified.

          ? In the 3-10 km area the population is covered in phases. A population of 8131 was covered on 31.01.2009. Five cases of fever with URI have been detected but none of them had any history of exposure to infected poultry.

          ? In the identified health facility at PHC Ravongla, six cases were identified with URI and fever but they have no exposure history.

          ? Isolation facilities have been set up at PHC Ravongla. Critical care treatment facility has been strengthened in STNM Hospital, Gangtok. Two ventilators have been supplied by MOHFW to strengthen this centre.

          ? IEC material for print and visual media in Nepali language has been provided to the State Govt.

          ? There is adequate stock of Oseltamivir and PPE with the State.

          ? Situation is monitored on a daily basis. As of now there is no suspect human case of avian influenza.

          DS/GK/flu-454

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