Bird Flu: News

More contagious bird flu virus poses global pandemic risk: Experts

Scientists warned that the H5N1 virus that caused record cases of bird flu or avian influenza in birds across the world is changing rapidly and can cause a global pandemic, AFP reported.

05 Apr 2023

Health & Wellness

H5N1 bird flu: Current situation, symptoms, precautions

Over the past year, the bird flu, or avian flu virus H1N5 has spread worldwide, resulting in the deaths of more than 200 million birds.

30 Mar 2023


Chile reports first case of bird flu in human

A 53-year-old man in Chile has been diagnosed with bird flu, the country's first case, the Health Ministry reported on Wednesday. The man was suffering from severe influenza symptoms but was in stable condition.

19 Jan 2023


Egg shortage in Maharashtra: Try these protein sources instead

According to reports, India's Maharashtra and the US have been witnessing a shortage in the supply of eggs.

China reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu

China has confirmed the first human infection with the H3N8 strain of avian flu in the Henan province.

07 Oct 2021

Animal Rights

Tips to take good care of your pet birds

Having birds as pets can be quite different compared to dogs and cats. They are undoubtedly gorgeous, but taking care of birds can be challenging.

01 Jun 2021


China reports first human case of H10N3 bird flu

China on Tuesday reported the first case of human infection involving the H10N3 strain of bird flu.

02 Apr 2021


COVID-19 effect: Deaths at Delhi Zoo fall to three-year low

The Delhi Zoo recorded 125 animal deaths in 2020-21, the lowest in the last three years.

10 Feb 2021


Bird flu resurfaces in Delhi zoo; seven samples return positive

A confirmed case of bird flu has been reported from the National Zoological Park, or the Delhi Zoo, located in the National Capital.

20 Jan 2021


Over 1,200 bird deaths reported in Delhi amid bird-flu situation

Over 1,200 bird deaths have been reported in Delhi in the last 15 days amid the avian influenza situation there, officials said on Wednesday.

14 Jan 2021

Delhi Government

No bird flu detected in poultry birds in Delhi

The Delhi Animal Husbandry Unit on Thursday confirmed that avian influenza, or bird flu, hasn't been detected in the poultry birds in the national capital.

13 Jan 2021


Eat poultry product cooked at high temperature: Delhi government

The Delhi Health Department on Wednesday issued an advisory in view of bird flu cases in the city, asking people not to panic and follow a set of dos and don'ts, including not consuming half-cooked chicken, half-boiled or half-fried eggs.

11 Jan 2021


Delhi, eight other states confirm bird flu, key meeting today

Delhi has become the ninth state to confirm bird flu, sparking worries among authorities, and prompting the decision to close Sanjay Lake for visitors.