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Iraq reports bird flu outbreak

Baghdad, Jan 16 | A bird flu outbreak has been detected in Iraq's Salahudin province, authorities said, adding that all protective measures have been...

Bird flu: Unnatural bird deaths reported from J&K, Jharkhand

New Delhi, Jan 13 | Cases of avian influenza or bird flu have been confirmed in 10 states only, as on Wednesday, while further...

Bird flu scare: Chicken sales dip by 50-75% in Bihar

Patna, Jan 12 | Bird flu or avian influenza scare is having a big impact on poultry business in Bihar with chicken sales dipping...

Bird flu: Now poultry samples from MP district test positive

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Bird flu in poultry birds has been confirmed in Madhdya Pradesh, while it was already found in poultry farms...

Bird flu spreads in 15 of 33 Raj districts, Jaipur zoo...

Jaipur, Jan 12 | Bird flu has spread its tentacles to 15 of the 33 districts in Rajasthan, with over 3,000 birds found dead...

7 crows found dead in Karnataka, triggers bird flu panic

Mangaluru, Jan 12 | Amid fears of bird flu spread in neighbouring Kerala, seven crows were found dead at different places in Mangaluru on...

Bird flu: Plea in Delhi HC seeks curbs on Ghazipur poultry...

New Delhi, Jan 11 | In the wake of bird flu outbreak, a petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking direction...

Bird flu claims lives of 4,324 migratory birds in HP: CM

Shimla, Jan 11 | Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday that 4,324 migratory birds have fallen victim to...

Bird flu confirmed in 10 states, including Maharashtra, Delhi

New Delhi | The Union Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairies informed on Monday that avian influenza has been confirmed in 10 states...

Lucknow Zoo shuts bird enclosure after bird flu scare

Lucknow, Jan 11 | The Lucknow Zoo, known as the Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, has shut down all bird enclosures following confirmation...

Bird flu spreads in Maha; no ban on eggs, chicken yet...

Mumbai, Jan 11 | Sparking huge concerns, bird-flu has entered Maharashtra in a big way after test reports confirmed the deaths of several hundreds...

Bird flu grips 18 districts of Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Jan 11 | Bird flu is causing the deaths of crows in Madhya Pradesh, according to a report. Meanwhile, the flu has gripped...

Bird flu enters Maharashtra but no ban on eggs, chicken yet

Parbhani (Maharashtra), Jan 11 | Bird flu has entered Maharashtra after test reports confirmed the deaths of over 800 chickens due to the infection...

Bird flu confirmed in Delhi, samples test positive

New Delhi, Jan 11 | The Delhi Animal Husbandry Department on Monday confirmed that all the samples sent to a laboratory in Bhopal have...

Bird flu scare: Centre asks states, UTs to increase surveillance

New Delhi, Jan 10 | The Centre has directed states and union territories across the country to increase surveillance around water bodies, live bird...

Bird flu scare: Delhi bans import of live birds from Sat...

New Delhi, Jan 9 | In the wake of the bird flu scare in the national capital, the Delhi government on Saturday banned the...

Samples of dead crows in Delhi sent for testing amid bird...

New Delhi, Jan 9 | With the sudden death of several crows in Delhi's Mayur Vihar Phase III area stirring panic amid a...

Bird flu scare: Delhi bans import of live birds from Sat

New Delhi, Jan 9 | In the wake of the bird flu scare in the national capital, Delhi government on Saturday banned the import...

Himachal sets up teams to contain bird flu, monitoring situation

Dharamsala, Jan 8 | Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Friday that authorities were monitoring the migratory birds at the Pong...

Bird flu alert in 4 Karnataka districts bordering Kerala

Bengaluru, Jan 6 | Four districts in southern Karnataka bordering Kerala have been put on alert following the outbreak of bird flu (H5N8) in...

No threat of bird flu outbreak in Odisha: Govt

Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 | Odisha has not detected any bird flu case so far, the state government said on Wednesday.However, the state government said...

No case of bird flu in Telangana but alert sounded

Hyderabad, Jan 6 | No cases of bird flu have been found in Telangana but the state is on alert and taking all precautions,...

Don’t panic, avoid undercooked meat & eggs: Experts on bird flu...

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Jan 6 | Several states from North, West and South India are witnessing a sporadic rise in the cases of...

Duck farmers of Alappuzha, Kottayam face crisis over bird flu

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5 | The two districts of Alappuzha and Kottayam, in Kerala, where ducks have been massively culled following the detection of bird...

Ghazipur traders concerned over bird flu, fear losing revenue

New Delhi, Jan 5 | Amid the struggle against Covid-19, the bird flu scare has increased the worries for the chicken traders at...

Now Bird Flu plagues Raj as it battles mutant Covid strain

Jaipur, Dec 31 | Rajasthan is in the throes of a Hitchcockian nightmare with dead birds falling from sky. The reason on Thursday was...

Model for flu spread may not work in Covid-19: Study

New York, Dec 22 | A mathematical model that can help project the spread of infectious diseases like the seasonal flu may not be...

More Indians getting flu vaccine amid Covid -19 spread: Experts

New Delhi, Nov 25 | In view of the winter season and Covid-19, health experts on Wednesday said that many people are taking pneumonia...

Steam inhalation therapy: An effective remedy to manage seasonal flu

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Nov 25 (IANSlife) With the monsoon winding down and winter moving in, colder weather will arrive soon, making us more...

Covid deaths in US surpass past 5 flu seasons combined

New Delhi, Nov 17 | Covid-19 has been responsible for more US deaths than the past five flu seasons combined.According to a McKinsey report,...

Avian flu detected in Japan

Tokyo, Nov 5 | The Japanese government on Thursday said an avian flu outbreak has been detected at a poultry farm in Kagawa prefecture,...

New York state launches online flu tracker

New York, Oct 31 | The New York state government has launched an online tracker to display daily and weekly flu data and provide...

SKorea flu jab: Probe into 13 deaths after vaccine

Seoul, Oct 22 | South Korean authorities have sought to reassure people as the number who have succumbed to death after being vaccinated against...

Flu drug favipiravir shows promise in reining in Covid-19

London, Oct 11 | The flu drug favipiravir has shown promise in preventing Covid-19 infection in rodents when administered in high doses, says a...

Flu vaccine may not increase Covid-19 risk: Study

New York, Sep 22 | Researchers have found that receiving the influenza vaccine does not increase a person's risk for contracting Covid-19 or worsen...

Swine flu vaccination may be safe for pregnant women: Study

London, Sep 1 | Researchers have found that H1N1 "swine flu" vaccination given to pregnant women might be associated with an autism spectrum disorder...

Flu vaccine may reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease: Study

New York, July 28 | People who received at least one flu vaccination were 17 per cent less likely to get Alzheimer's disease over...

26% found with flu-like symptoms, runny nose: Survey

New Delhi, July 23 | More than 26 per cent of people have been found with various flu-like symptoms, including high fever, cold, dry...

Tips to manage the seasonal flu at home

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) The monsoon has begun, and while it brings relief from summer heat it also brings perils of...

Recently publicized swine flu not new: WHO expert

Geneva, July 2 | A World Health Organization (WHO) expert said that the recently publicized swine flu in China was not new and that...

New swine flu with pandemic potential found in China (Ld)

Beijing, June 30 | Chinese researchers have reportedly discovered a new strain of the H1N1 swine influenza virus that has the potential to become...

Flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

Beijing, June 30 | A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been found in China by scientists,...

Obama slams Trump’s “kung flu” language

Washington, June 30 | Former US President Barack Obama has slammed his successor Donald Trump who tries to promote anti-Asian sentiment by using racist...

Botham claims he had contracted COVID-19 but mistook it for flu

London, June 29 | Former England captain Ian Botham claimed he had contracted the deadly coronavirus at the start of the year which he...

It’s never too late to get your flu vaccine

New Delhi, June 19 (IANSlife) Influenza, or the flu, is a seasonal virus that affects the predominantly respiratory system. Vaccination is important for people...

Covid-19: Are Indian kids also showing symptoms more than flu? (Ld)

By Sfoorti MishraNew Delhi, May 17 | As if it was not enough that novel pandemic COVID-19 was affecting millions of people cutting across...

Are Indian Kids also showing symptoms more than flu?

By Sfoorti MishraNew Delhi, May 17 | As if it was not enough that a novel pandemic COVID-19 was affecting millions of people cutting...

This was an attack, this wasn’t the flu: Trump

Washington, April 23 | US President Donald Trump said that the US "had no choice" but to pour trillions of dollars into fighting the...

Children and the Flu amidst COVID-19

New Delhi, April 19 (IANSlife) People have questions on the threat COVID-19 poses to the health of their children. As of now, answers haven't...

Coronavirus 10 times deadlier than Swine Flu: WHO

New York, April 14 | In first such bold admission, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said that the SARS-CoV2 -- the new...

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Franklin Templeton’s shut funds receive Rs 13,789 cr so far

New Delhi, Jan 17 | The six shut schemes of Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund have received cash flows of Rs 13,789 crore since winding...