India Reports First Confirmed Case Of Human Death Due To Bird Flu

NEW DELHI: As India reported the first confirmed case of human death due to Avian influenza, AIIMS chief Dr. Randeep Guleria on Wednesday said that human-to-human transmission of the H5N1 virus is very rare and there is no need to panic.

However, there is a need to do contact tracing and also take samples and look for any poultry deaths in the area from where the child who died due to the virus was residing, the AIIMS director said.

 
 

 

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