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News Reports for August 31, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Aug 30, 2014 at 23:02:33 PM EDT

Reminder: Please do not post whole articles, just snippets and links. Thanks!

Liberia
• Liberia Lifts Ebola-Related Quarantine (Link)

Nigeria
• Ebola - Police arrest 39 foreigners in Lagos hotel (Link)

United States
• Ebola in mind, U.S. colleges screen some students from West Africa (Link)

General
• Africa's Ebola crisis out of control (Link)
• UN Identifies Countries at Risk for Spread of Ebola (Link)
• Ebola reaches Senegal; riots in Guinea as cases rise (Link)
• Chikungunya in the Americas: 650,000 cases and counting (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for August 30, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 22:25:02 PM EDT

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Canada
• Quebec tot being tested for Ebola (Link)
• Canadian lab team returns from Eloba-affected Sierra Leone (Link)

China
• CIDRAP: H7N9 case reported in China (Link)

Guinea
• Nearly 60 wounded in Guinea Ebola riots, local government says (Link)

Liberia
• Ebola-Hit Liberia Bans Sailors From Disembarking (Link)

Nigeria
• Ebola in Rivers: 160 now under surveillance, late doctor's wife moved to Lagos (Link)
• Ebola Outbreak: 39 immigrants from DR Congo, Sierra Leone arrested in Lagos (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Saudi MOH Daily Press Release, Index Page Graphic Report, August 30, 2014 (Link)
• MOH: 'No New Corona Cases Recorded' (Link)

Senegal
• Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates (Link)
• Senegal is confirmed as fifth country with a case of Ebola (Link)
• Senegal confirms Ebola case as outbreak hits 5th W. African country (Link)
• CIDRAP: Senegal's first Ebola case has links to Guinea (Link)
• Senegal Puts 20 People on Watch After First Ebola Case (Link)

Sierra Leone
• Ebola health workers in Sierra Leone go on strike - over pay and conditions  (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: Second variant H3N2 case confirmed in Ohio (Link)

Research
• Scientists discover mild cases of MERS (Link)
• Scientists discover mild cases of MERS (Link)
• Leading Ebola researcher says there's an effective treatment for Ebola (Link)
• How Ebola blocks immune system (Link)

General
• WHO Releases Ebola Roadmap, Update on Outbreak (Link)
• Ebola survivor urges increased production of experimental drug (Link)

Commentary
• Vaccine for Ebola? Experts answer questions (Link)
• Ethics needs to guide decisions about Ebola treatment (Link)


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In Memorium

by: DemFromCT

Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 07:40:07 AM EDT

The Flu Wiki Forum community was stunned to learn of the sudden death of David (Rob) Robin Hills, aka pogge.

Our site administrator since our founding in 2005, pogge was as much a part of the community and the effort as any of us.

The following obituary appeared online:

Obituary for Mr. David (Rob) Robin Hills
Passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa on July 6, 2014. Will be greatly missed by brother Glenn (Sandra), nephew Daryl (Nancy) and niece Carly (Rob). Cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.

To send flowers to the family of Mr. David (Rob) Robin Hills please visit our Sympathy Store.

We don't really have any information about what happened. I was in touch with Rob in late June with no foreshadowing.

Rob was originally recruited for the site by one of our founders, the late Melanie Mattson. With them gone, and revere retired,  and with a tremendous amount of input from SusanC along the way, that leaves me from the original crew.

Now the effort and work is done by all of you.

Pogge was also the site administrator for the wiki side, now offline and likely to stay so. The wiki takes some expertise to manage, it's quite a bit more expensive to run than this forum site and was getting out of date for lack of use.

It was innovative in its day, and we pushed the feds to have a much more robust web presence (which they now do, including their highly active social media side).  But despite Rob's wizardry, the comment side (aka Old Yeller) couldn't keep up, and so we moved the comments and discussion here.

We'll miss your humor and gentle moderation, Rob. You were one of a kind.

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Looks like Ebola is the next pandemic!

by: LMWatBullRun

Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 23:41:24 PM EDT

( - promoted by AlohaOR)

I wonder whether and how quickly it will spread through Africa and whether and how quickly it will acquire the ability to spread via airborne means.

It seems likely that with arrival of the virus in Lagos that containment is not feasible. Nasty.

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H5N1 Cases (Sep 1, 2013 ...)

by: AlohaOR

Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 18:09:10 PM EDT

Last updated April 7, 2014

Previous case tables:
H5N1 cases from Sept. 1, 2012 - Aug. 31, 2013

H5N1 cases from Sept. 1, 2011 - Aug. 31, 2012

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MERS CoV Cases 201-... (March 2014 to ....)

by: AlohaOR

Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 20:04:56 PM EDT

Last updated April 20, 2014.

The cases are listed in the order that they were reported, not necessarily in the order they occurred.

Diaries of earlier cases are here:
Cases 1-77 (April 2012 to June 2013)
Cases 78-200 (July 2013 to March 2014)

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H1N1 News

by: Bronco Bill

Sun Dec 29, 2013 at 06:44:02 AM EST

Use this diary to report news of H1N1
Discuss :: (24 Comments)

H6N1 News

by: AlohaOR

Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 00:50:11 AM EST

This is a place to post & discuss news and information about H6N1.
Discuss :: (5 Comments)

H7N9 Cases September 2013 through January 2014

by: AlohaOR

Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 22:57:05 PM EDT

The previous case table for cases through August 2013 is here.

There are too many new cases coming in too fast for this table to be maintained.  The last update was Jan. 30, 2014.

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H7N9 Discussion part 1

by: UK - Bird

Thu Apr 11, 2013 at 08:59:49 AM EDT

A space to discuss thoughts about the virus that don't belong in either the news or the Case thread.
Discuss :: (100 Comments)

H7N9 on Twitter

by: pogge

Sun Apr 07, 2013 at 13:48:31 PM EDT


Discuss :: (13 Comments)

Today's Preps 05-07-2013 to ........

by: Bronco Bill

Tue May 07, 2013 at 16:46:33 PM EDT

So much to prep, so little time.
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Indonesia - March 30, 2013 to ...

by: AlohaOR

Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 22:47:16 PM EDT

This diary is to track and discuss news regarding Indonesia.
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Egypt May 2014 to . . .

by: Bronco Bill

Mon Apr 28, 2014 at 06:08:15 AM EDT

This Diary is to report and discuss the situation in Egypt.
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Community Open Thread January 1 2013 to ...

by: Bronco Bill

Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 00:01:00 AM EST

Welcome, new posters! Lurkers are always welcome to register and join in the discussions.
Not sure where to post?  Want to communicate with the Mods?  Need some help?  Post on this thread.  
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