Bird flu transmits in humans when the person gets in close contact with the dead or live bird, affected with the H5N1 virus.
NDMC announced that they will monitor all livestock markets to prevent bird flu and have requested city restaurants not to sell roasted chicken.
More outbreaks of a severe strain of bird flu in Europe are likely to occur in the next few weeks as wild birds believed to transmit the virus migrate southward, the deputy head of the ...
Stepping up measures to control bird flu, the Centre today directed Bhopal-based National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) to expedite testing of samples of birds for avian influenza virus detection and help states ...
Denmark has ordered its poultry farmers to keep flocks indoors after bird flu was found in wild birds, the Nordic country's environment and food ministry said on Monday.
Several countries have placed import restrictions on German poultry following outbreaks of bird flu in the country, German authorities said on Wednesday.
Japan has started culling another 230,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on a farm in the north of the country, the local government said.
Britain on Friday announced the discovery of a highly contagious strain of bird flu at a turkey farm, and sought to allay fears the outbreak could affect the traditional Christmas meal.
China has reported at least seven cases of bird flu in humans across the country this month, including two deaths, as authorities take steps to guard against an outbreak.
Ireland has found the H5N8 bird flu strain in a wild duck in the south eastern town of Wexford, the agriculture department said on Friday.