Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Bird Flu

Massive Bird Flu Outbreak Kills Over 5000 Migratory Cranes In Northern Israel

Dec 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to Environmental Protection Minister Tamar Zandberg, the death of over 5000 birds appears to be the most serious damage to wildlife in the history of Israel. The extent of the damage caused by the outbreak is yet to be measured.

What Is Nipah Virus? Symptoms, Treatment And Everything You Need To Know

Sep 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Nipah virus can spread between animals and people. Such a virus is officially known as a zoonotic virus. So, the virus can cause illness among animals and humans alike.

Fact Check: Can Flu Shot Protect You Against Severe Effects Of Covid? Know The Truth

The researchers screened de-identified electronic health records on the TriNetX research database for more than 70 million patients to identify two groups of 37,377 patients.

Explained: What Is H5N1 Avian Influenza, Symptoms, And More

Jul 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Bird flu also called avian influenza, is a viral infection that can infect not only birds but also humans and other animals. Most forms of the virus are restricted to birds.

Human-To-Human Transmission Of Bird Flu Rare, No Need To Panic: AIIMS Chief

A 12-year-old boy from Haryana, who was infected with the H5N1 virus, recently died at AIIMS Delhi.

01 June, 2021

China: First Human Case Of H10N3 Bird Flu Reported

Outlook Web Bureau

H10N3 is a low pathogenic or relatively less severe strain of the virus in poultry and the risk of it spreading on a large scale is very low.

07 April, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Bird Flu Returns, Over 100 Birds Found Dead

Outlook Web Bureau

In early January, bird flu had first been confirmed among migratory waterbirds at Pong Dam Lake Wildlife Sanctuary. It had left around 5,000 birds dead in a month.

28 March, 2021

Death Of 27 Migratory Birds Leads To Bird Flu Scare In Himachal Pradesh

Ashwani Sharma

The migratory birds were found dead at Himachal Pradesh’s Pong Dam wetland, officials said

08 February, 2021

1.08 Lakh Birds Counted At Himachal’s Pong Dam Wetland

Ashwani Sharma

Thousands of migratory birds from all over the world visit the wetlands in the state located at Pong Dam in Kangra district.

28 January, 2021

Shocking! Eggs, Mutton Found Being Sold In Public Toilet In Indore

Outlook Web Bureau

A public toilet in Indore was being used for selling eggs and mutton, which prompted the civic body to take action against the facility

24 January, 2021

Why Shikhar Dhawan's 'Happiness' Stroke Has Not Amused Varanasi DM

Outlook Web Bureau

The bird flu has been confirmed in six states for poultry birds and in 10 states for the crow, migratory and wild birds


19 January, 2021

Red Fort Bird Flu Sample Tests Positive, Monument Closed Till Jan 26: Officials

Outlook Web Bureau

Amid the bird flu scare, the Red Fort monument will be closed for public till January 26, say officials

16 January, 2021

Dead Owl In Delhi Zoo Found To Have Bird Flu

A dead owl in the National Zoological Park, Delhi has tested positive for bird flu.

16 January, 2021

Avian Flu In India: What Should You Do To Stay Safe?

Dr Kirti Sabnis

For starters, make sure to cook poultry products at or above 70 degrees Celsius, so that absolutely no meat remains raw and red

14 January, 2021

Ghazipur Poultry Market Opens After Bird Flu Samples Test Negative

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal allows Ghazipur poultry market to open after after 100 samples test negative for bird flu

14 January, 2021

Avian Influenza Not Detected In Poultry Birds In Delhi: Animal Husbandry Department

Outlook Web Bureau

All 100 samples taken from Asia's largest chicken market in Ghazipur tested negative for bird flu.

13 January, 2021

Avian Influenza: Centre Asks States Not To Ban Supply Of Poultry Products

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Cases of Avian Influenza have been confirmed in 10 states,’ Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said on Wednesday.


13 January, 2021

Bird Flu: All Three Delhi Civic Bodies Ban Chicken In Shops, Restaurants

Outlook Web Bureau

Testing of samples of crows and ducks had confirmed bird flu cases in the national capital on Monday

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Short Story

‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love


The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz