Event Report

Base data

Event code BH-AFL/03805/IND
Main category Biology Hazard
Sub category Avian influenza
Event date (UTC) Mon, 10 May 2021 22:31:11 +0000
Last update (UTC) Mon, 10 May 2021 22:31:11 +0000

Geolocation

Continent Asia
Country India
Administration area State of Punjab
Settlement Kila Raipur
Exact location
Open Location Code: 8J2QQR6C+CF
Size of affected area County-level
Additional events None or not detected.

Common Alerting Protocol Information

Urgency Past
Certainty Observed
Severity Extreme
Category Health

Event details

The National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal, had confirmed avian influenza in samples of birds sent from a poultry farm at Kila Raipur on May 7 prompting the administration to order culling of birds. On the second day of culling operations at Kila Raipur poultry farm where bird flu has been confirmed, as many as 12,400 birds were culled on Monday by the rapid response teams of the animal husbandry department. Besides, 7,200 eggs were also destroyed. The approximate number of birds to be culled is 75,000. On Sunday, 19,200 birds were culled. The National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal, had confirmed avian influenza in samples of birds sent from a poultry farm at Kila Raipur on May 7 prompting the administration to order culling of birds. The samples were collected after the owner of Suba Singh Poultry Farm informed the administration about the mysterious death of 1,500 birds. Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma has already declared a one-kilometer radius area around the farm as an infected zone and up to 10km as a surveillance zone. He also constituted a nine-member committee to oversee the process and ensure that no bird, unprocessed poultry meat, eggs, feed, or any other material were taken out from the poultry farm.
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Casualties

Number of dead: 0 person(s)
Number of injured: 0 person(s)
Number of Affected: 0 person(s)
Number of Rescued/evacuated: 0 person(s)
Number of Missing: 0 person(s)
Number of Infected: 0 person(s)

Event Specific Details


[Biology Hazard - Avian influenza]
Name of diseaseA/H5N8
Biosafety levelLevel 3 - Hight
Pathogenvirus
SpaciesAnimal
Infection statusconfirmed
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Risk Analisys

Nearest marine ports There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports Ludhiana Airport (16.31 km)
Nearest nuclear power plant There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.

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