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#Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17 (@CDCgov, edited)

Title : #Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17....

3 Nov 2016

#India, #Avian #Influenza #H5N8: Monitoring #Committee #Report as of Nov. 3 ‘16 (Govt., edited)

 

Title: #India, #Avian #Influenza #H5N8: Monitoring #Committee #Report as of Nov. 3 ‘16.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootics in poultry and wild birds, India.

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

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Ministry of Environment and Forests / 03-November, 2016 18:13 IST

Monitoring Committee to Review Control of Avian Influenza: Report

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The Monitoring Committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to oversee the outbreak H5N8 avian influenza reviewed the control and containment of the avian influenza situation today.

 

Mortality Status within 24 hours:

  • NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK, NEW DELHINo reports
  • DEER PARK, HAUZ KHAS, NEW DELHINo reports
  • GWALIOR ZOONo reports

 

Action taken:

  • The control and containment measures of avian influenza in the affected zoos are being continued, which include:
    • {1}. Surveillance continues and the zoo is being screened regularly for any dead bird.
    • {2}. Bio-security measures being strictly enforced.
    • {3}. Disinfection by spraying anti-virus and other solutions is being undertaken regularly.
    • {4}. Delhi Zoo remained closed for the safety of visitors and control of the disease.
    • {5}. Activities of other birds in the zoos appear to be normal.
    • {6}. In Gandhi Zoological Park, Gwalior samples of three Pelicans and six other birds have been reported negative.

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HK / (Release ID :153232)

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Keywords: India; Updates; New Delhi; Madhya Pradesh; Avian Influenza; H5N8; Poultry; Wild Birds.

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