All You Need To Know About Bird Flu Virus Found In Humans In 2024

All You Need To Know About Bird Flu Virus Found In Humans In 2024

The World Health Organization says the risk to people is low at this point. (Representational) Avian influenza, or bird flu, has public health officials on alert after an unprecedented spread in dairy cows in the United States this year. Four dairy workers have also tested positive in the country. A particularly severe variant of the … Read more

Mexico Man Dies Of Bird Flu Strain Not Detected In Humans Before, Says WHO

Mexico Man Dies Of Bird Flu Strain Not Detected In Humans Before, Says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that a Mexican man died in April from a strain of bird flu (H5N2) that has never been detected in humans. According to The Guardian, on Wednesday, the WHO said it doesn’t know how the man got infected with the virus.  “Although the source of exposure to the … Read more

Raw Cow’s Milk Infected With Bird Flu Sickens Mice: Report

Raw Cow’s Milk Infected With Bird Flu Sickens Mice: Report

An official 2019 survey found that 4.4% of adults said they had consumed raw milk in the past year. Washington: Mice fed raw cow’s milk infected with bird flu experienced high levels of the virus in their lungs, according to a study published Friday that suggests risk to humans who consume the drink. Over the … Read more

H5N1 Strain Of Bird Flu Found In Raw Milk From Infected Animals: WHO

H5N1 Strain Of Bird Flu Found In Raw Milk From Infected Animals: WHO

Last Updated: April 19, 2024, 19:36 IST Avian influenza is a disease which results from infection of birds with influenza viruses. (Getty) WHO reports H5N1 bird flu in raw milk. Cases in US prompt concern. No human-human transmission yet. Experts investigate virus survival in milk The H5N1 bird flu virus strain has been detected in … Read more

‘100 Times Worse Than Covid’: Scientists Warn Of Lethal Bird Flu Pandemic | World News

‘100 Times Worse Than Covid’: Scientists Warn Of Lethal Bird Flu Pandemic | World News

NEW YORK: In a concerning development reported by the New York Post, experts have issued warnings about a potential bird flu pandemic, which they claim could be “100 times worse than COVID.” The discovery of a rare human case in Texas has raised alarms among scientists and health officials. The H5N1 avian flu, which emerged … Read more

Deadly Bird Flu Reaches Mainland Antarctica For 1st Time: Scientists

Deadly Bird Flu Reaches Mainland Antarctica For 1st Time: Scientists

The presence of the virus was confirmed on Feb. 24 in samples of dead skua seabirds. A deadly type of bird flu has been confirmed on the mainland of Antarctica for the first time, scientists said, a potential risk for the southern region’s huge penguin colonies. “This discovery demonstrates for the first time that the … Read more

South Korea reports 8 outbreaks of H5N6 bird flu, over 5 lakh poultry slaughtered

South Korea reports 8 outbreaks of H5N6 bird flu, over 5 lakh poultry slaughtered

South Korea reported eight outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu on farms, the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) said on Tuesday. The outbreaks killed a total of 47 birds and led to the slaughter of the rest of the flocks totalling 5,13,810 poultry, the Paris-based body said, quoting information from the South Korean … Read more