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Title: #India, Department for #Agriculture works to contain the #spread of #H5N8 #avian #influenza virus.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootics in poultry and wildbirds.

Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India, full page: (LINK). Automatically translated, edited.

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Department for Agriculture works to contain the spread of H5N8 avian influenza virus

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The new avian influenza virus subtype H 5 N 8 confirmed the infection control and prevention department of the state government and the Zoo Authority issued the necessary guidelines

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  1. On October 17, 2016 (evening) National High Security Animal Disease Institute, Bhopal reported that the National Zoological Park in New Delhi, the dead specimens of wild birds which he had acquired them after investigating avian influenza virus H5 has been found .
    • Before the Northern Regional Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Jalandhar Influenza A virus was detected in these samples.
    • Immediately Delhi Administration, General Director and Director of the National Zoological Park, and the consultation was requested to release information that they send reports to the department.
  2. On October 18 2016. According to the National Zoological Park in caged birds, not wild birds had mortality. His death began on October 14. Nine birds were killed between October 14 and 17 5 Rosie pelicans, ducks and 3 was a Painted Stork.
  3. Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Department, the National High Security Animal Disease Institute and the Bhopal laboratory in Jalandhar requested to determine the source of infection that spread across the country to check well the disease by zoo officials captive birds can implement the appropriate strategy to prevent entry. This is being worked on.
  4. Delhi, October 18 2016, the Director of Animal Husbandry visited the zoo and zoo operation / monitoring team appointed to work.
  5. On October 19, 2016 Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Department Joint Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner visited the National Zoological Park and Delhi and discussed with the Director of Health, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, NCDC officials and others attended the meeting.
    • For infection control and prevention department of the state government and zoo officials have issued the necessary guidelines.
    • Environment, Forests and Climate Change Ministry also requested that everyone in the country wildlife / bird sanctuaries remain on alert and take necessary measures for prevention of the disease suggest they issue.
  6. On October 19, 2016. The transition forest virus subtype H 5 N 8 confirmed in birds. It is a new type subtype, which has been found for the first time.
    • During the course of 2015 and 2016 in 11 countries, four countries (including India) is reported to have found H5N8.
  7. On October 21, 2016. reported that Gandhi Zoological Park, Gwalior Aaivi samples obtained from the H 5 N 8 is found positive.
    • Instructions have been issued to the Director of the State Animal Husbandry.
    • Environment, Forests and Climate Change Ministry also all wildlife / bird sanctuaries have been requested to issue advice.
  8. the forest bird / avian influenza disease, the nation's migratory birds Sthiti (Stetas) does not affect, so will not trade implications.
  9. So far, no human being anywhere in the world has not found infected with H 5 N 8. Although control operations during the sick / dead birds and coming in contact with contaminated material Aehtiyati necessary measures should be taken.

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Vijayalakshmi / RK / DA – 4777

(Release ID 55744)

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Keywords: India; Updates; New Delhi; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry; Wild birds.

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