Bird Flu

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First Death Amid H3N8 Bird Flue Reported In China

China reported the first death due to the H3N8 bird flu, which is a virus found in humans. The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed the death and said it to be first case when avian influenza led to the death of human. "The patient was a 56-year-old female from Guangdong province with an onset of illness," said WHO in a statement. The rare disease found in human.

Wed, 12 Apr 2023 - 03:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bird Flue, First Case, Human, Chinese Woman, WHO

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Monkeypox Virus First Case Detected In Indonesia

Health ministry in Indonesia reported its first monkeypox illness on August 20. Singapore announced its first incidence of monkeypox last month and had verified 15 cases as of August 5. Philippines and Thailand have also confirmed instances in Southeast Asia. World Health Organization declared a global health emergency, citing more than 40,000 confirmed instances of monkeypox, including a few deaths, in over 80 countries where the virus is… read-more

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 05:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Indonesia, Monkeypox, First Case, Health Ministry, WHO

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Supreme leader of Iran Ali Khamenei

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Iran Reports 1st Case Of Omicron Covid-19 Variant

Iran announced that it has registered the first case of the newly found Covid-19 variant Omicron in the country, on December 19. However, Iran has administered both doses of Covid-19 to 60% of its population. Amid global threat of the virus, citizens have been requested to get their booster shots as soon as possible. So far, 1,31,000 lakh Iranians have lost their lives due to the virus.   

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 06:57 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Iran, omicron, First Case, Coronavirus, Covid-19

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Omicron varinat.

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Australia Detects First Case Of New Covid-19 Variant Omicron

Australia detected the first case of the new variant of Covid-19 "Omicron" on November 28. Two passengers who flew from South Africa to Sydney are found infected with the new variant. It was first detected in South Africa. The Health Department Of New South Wales conducted a genomic test and confirmed the presence of strain. Notably, the World Health Organization already classified it as a "Variant of Concern". 

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 03:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: omicron, Australia, World news, Covid-19, First Case

Courtesy: The Times Of India

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern

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New Zealand Reports First COVID-19 Case After 6 Months

The health department of New Zealand reported the first case of COVID-19 after six months since February 28 in Auckland on August 17. The department is trying to trace ''a link between the case'' so that the spread of the infection can be curbed. ''Everyone in New Zealand is asked to stay calm,'' said the department. Notably, New Zealand has registered only 26 death among the five million population.

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 01:06 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Covid-19, New Zealand, First Case, Auckland

Courtesy: NDTV