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Bird flu alert in Hyderabad, thousands of birds culled in Hayatnagar

Bird flu scare has sent Telangana on Wednesday to increase the culling of poultry birds near Hyderabad, following an alert from the animal husbandy department of the statement. Thousands of birds at a poultry farm at Thorrur village of Hayatnagar mandal in Ranga Reddy district were cullted on wednesday and the department has announced that 1.45 lakh birds will be ...

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Antibiotics to lose effectiveness by 2030, world to face consequences by 2030: study

In another jolt to an already rising uproar about misuse or overuse of antibiotics, a Princeton study said the consumption in livestock worldwide could rise by 67% by 2030, endangering their effectiveness in humans. Several experts have already warned about the impending danger to human health with the fast eroding effect of antiobiotics and several studies have suggested links between ...

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No duck meat on houseboats as bird flu hits Kerala

Tourists travelling on houseboats in the Vembanad lake in Kerala’s Alappuzha, often referred to as “Venice of the East”, will not be served duck meat till further notice, after many birds tested positive for avian influenza. “As a matter of abundant precaution, directions have been given to the houseboat industry not to serve duck meat till further notice,” Tourism Minister ...

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