Galapagos is a bird-watchers paradise for scores of unique and colourful birds and authorities say they have put in place plan to protect the birds on the archipelago from H5N1 virus rampaging through Europe and North America.
Authorities slaughter thousands of birds on a chicken farm north of capital Lima to stop disease from spreading to other locations.
Authorities declare animal health emergency across the South American country, following bird flu outbreak first detected at a poultry farm in the Andean province of Cotopaxi.
France has recorded a rare upsurge in outbreaks of the highly contagious virus, believed to have been brought to the country by migrating wild birds.
Authorities in France struggle to contain a H5N1 virus outbreak that is spreading throughout Europe.
Bird flu kills at least 5,200 cranes in the northern region, forcing farmers to cull chickens, as authorities race to pick up carcasses of the migratory birds.
Authorities say the new reinforced prevention measures will protect poultry farms as cases have been identified in northeast France.
The boy from Haryana state was infected with the H5N1 strain and admitted to New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences on July 2 and died on Tuesday after multi-organ failure.
A 41-year-old man in Jiangsu province, northwest of Shanghai, was hospitalised on April 28 and is in stable condition, the National Health Commission says but insists the risk of large-scale transmission is low.
The bird flu outbreak has been spreading in Europe in recent weeks, with hundreds of thousands of ducks, geese, chickens and turkeys slaughtered.
India is on “high alert” as bird flu is increasingly spreading across the country, which is already grappling with over 10 million coronavirus cases.
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