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April 8

News Reports for April 8, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 21:02:16 PM EDT

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

China
• CIDRAP: China reports 2 more H7N9 cases (Link)
•  WHO: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)

Indonesia
• Residents of North Jakarta Mayor Complex, Bird Flu (translated) (Link)

Pakistan
• Epidemic concerns: Hospitals get guidelines to control swine flu (Link)

Republic of Palau
• Palau workers, BNH cases negative for avian influenza (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• CIDRAP: Saudi Arabia reports 9 more MERS cases, 2 deaths (Link)
• Saudi MOH: The new Corona virus Press Releases Explanatory statement about the virus (Corona) (translated) (Link)
• Saudi MOH: Registered cases of HIV (Corona) and the death of another in Jeddah (translated)  (Link)
• Saudi MOH: (Health) recorded three cases of infection with HIV (Corona) (translated) (Link)
• Saudi MOH: Registration of 4 cases of infection (Corona) new in Jeddah (translated) (Link)
• Saudi MOH: The new Corona virus Press Releases Press Release regarding the validity of Jeddah (Corona) (translated) (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• Abu Dhabi confirms new Mers-Coronavirus case (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: WHO says flu approaching interseasonal levels (Link)
• CIDRAP: Guinea, Liberia investigate more Ebola cases (Link)
• WHO: Ebola virus disease, West Africa - update (Link)

United States
• MA: Local Health Facilities Seeing Late Season Cases of Flu (Link)


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News Reports for April 8, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 11:22:51 AM EDT

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Bangladesh
• Bangladesh reports 7th H5N1 case (1st fatality) (Link)

China
• Three new cases bring China's H7N9 tally to 21, with 6 dead  (Link)
• China confirms 21 cases of H7N9 infection (Link)
• Shanghai boy infected with H7N9 flu 'basically recovered' (Link)
• One more H7N9 virus death in Shanghai (Link)
• China's bird flu death toll rises as WHO may send team (Link)
• Hong Kong - statement from the Secty for Food and Health (Link)
• Three human cases of Influenza A (H7N9) in Shanghai and Jiangsu verified by NHFPC (Link)
• No Proof So Far of Human Transmission in China Flu Outbreak (Link)
• New Bird Flu Is a U.S. Conspiracy, Chinese Military Official Says (Link)
• Chinese officials urge calm as seventh bird flu victim dies (Link)
• No proof bird flu spreading among humans (Link)
• H7N9-infected boy recovers in Shanghai (Link)
• China paper says farm sector raises bird flu risk (Link)
• Hong Kong to launch fast bird flu test (Link)
• Hong Kong: All seven locals test negative for H7N9 (Link)
• Shanghai Residents fret over mysterious bird flu (Link)

Nepal
Bird flu detected in Jhapa (Link)

Taiwan
• Suspected H7N9 cases reported in Taiwan region (Link)

Vietnam
• Vietnam prepares to launch bird flu vaccine (Link)
• Vietnam steps up temperature checks to fight new bird flu threat (Link)

Research
• Analysis: Deadly New Bird Flu Virus Vindicates Controversial Research (Link)
• New Coronavirus Reveals Some Of It's Secrets (subscription required) (Link)

General
• China to update countries on H7N9 bird flu (Link)
• WHO talks with China on sending bird flu team  (Link)
• Bird flu no reason to panic: WHO (Link)
• Asia braces for spill-over of new bird flu strain (Link)
• GSAID: Avian Influenza A H7N9 emerging human cases around Shanghai, China (Link)
• Strong biosecurity measures required in response to influenza A(H7N9) virus (Link)
• Deadly Lessons from SARS Spur Global Reaction to Bird Flu (Link)

Commentary
• Branswell: China confirms seven bird flu deaths among 24 infections (Link)
• ProMedMail Commentary: Avian Influenza, Human (31): China (Zhejiang) H7N9, Market Quail, Unconfirmed (Link)


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News Reports for April 8, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Apr 07, 2012 at 23:35:52 PM EDT

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India
• Tamil Nadu sitting on swine flu tinderbox (Link)
• Flu spreads in Tamil Nadu, half of the cases in Chennai (Link)
• Jaya orders checks as H1N1 reported in Tamil Nadu (Link)
• Tamil Nadu: Second case of swine flu reported in Kovai (Link)
• Maharashtra: Swine flu scare resurfaces (Link)
• Maharashtra: Swine flu claims one in Pimpri (Link)
• Rajasthani: Union minister's kin tests positive for H1N1 influenza (Link)
• Gujurat: 52-year-old dies of Swine flu in Rajkot (Link)

Republic of Ireland
• Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu (Link)
• Eighth person dies from Nazareth flu outbreak (Link)


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News Reports for April 8, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Apr 02, 2011 at 17:28:45 PM EDT

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Cambodia
•  WHO confirms new Cambodian bird flu casualty; 4th death since February (Link)

Indonesia
•  First Bird Flu Suspect In Bali For 2011 (Link)

Mexico
•  Guadalajara, Jalisco: Civil expects test results of patients with suspected H1N1 (translated) (Link)
•  Juarez: Add 6 more cases of H1N1 - 34 in total (translated) (Link)
•  Juarez:  Expected to contain an outbreak of H1N1 in three weeks (translated) (Link)
•  Juarez: Infuenza controlled H1N1 outbreak in Mexico (translated) (Link)

South Korea
•  South Korea confirms additional bird flu outbreak (Link)

United States
•  TX: Flu vaccines available and needed (Link)

Venezuela
•  Two new cases of Influenza A in Zulia (Link)

General
•  CIDRAP: Web-based surveillance system panned for pandemic H1N1 (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Novel H1N1 With D225N Raises Pandemic Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for April 8, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Apr 03, 2010 at 00:00:03 AM EDT

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China
•  Healthy woman dies of swine flu in Hong Kong  (Link)

Ghana
•  Swine flu outbreak hits parts of Accra (Link)

Malaysia
•  Seven flu-like clusters reported, says minister (Link)

United States
•  FL: 4 deaths last week in Florida (Link)
•  MN: Health Department: Flu deaths hit 70 in Minnesota (Link)

Vietnam
•  Bird flu fully under control in Dien Bien (Link)

General
•  May take a year to conquer H1N1: WHO (Link)
•  Conan Doyle: Influenza as a life changing event (Link)
•  Cold fronts linked to European H5N1 outbreaks (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: All CDC Designated US pH1N1 Low Reactors Have Same Change (Link)
•  Recombinomics: pH1N1 D225G In 2010 North Carolina and Wyoming Sequences (Link)
•  Recombinomics: D225G Low Reactor In Washington State (Link)


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News Reports for April 8, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Sat Apr 04, 2009 at 22:55:43 PM EDT

Egypt
•  Concerns arise over symptomless Egypt bird flu cases (Link)
•  Avian influenza - situation in Egypt - update 10 (Link)
India
•  No strain of bird flu found in the state, yet (Link)
Indonesia
•  Bird Flu Patients Leave Hospital  (Link)
•  Patients Asked to Return to Hospital (translated) (Link)
Japan
•  Raccoons discovered with bird flu antibodies (Link)
Nigeria
•  FG Pays N630m Compensation To Poultry Farmers (Link)
Poland
•  Bird flu vaccine scam (Link)
Commentary
•  Recombinomics: WHO H5N1 Transmission Omissions in Beheira Egypt (Link)
General News
•  Pandemic Influenza: Challenges and Questions (Link)
•  Characterization of conserved properties of hemagglutinin of H5N1 and human influenza viruses: possible consequences for therapy and infection control (Link)
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News Reports for April 8

by: gardner

Mon Apr 07, 2008 at 23:24:55 PM EDT

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Clams as sentinals for BF
  • Bird flu hit central Vietnam province
  • Faster Test Detects Fake Tamiflu Drugs
  • antiviral strategies re resistance
  • China - Bird flu may spread within families
  • Switzerland: Government "ready for pandemic"
  • South Korea: ABCs of Avian Flu
  • Bird Flu, China confirms human to human transmission
  • Korea/more intimations of human case?
  • WHO confirmation of last week's case in Egypt
  • Japanese scientists/BF toxicity growing
  • Guangzhou researcher/virus mutating
  • China blocks Taiwan from the WHO in a new display of aggression on World Health Day  
  • Satellite tech. helps combat b-f in Asia...
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News Reports For April 8

by: MaMa

Sat Apr 07, 2007 at 21:54:30 PM EDT

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Local Media Reports Bird Flu May Not Yet Be Contained In Cambodia
  • Beijing to boost disease control for Olympics
  • Egyptian girl, 15, tests positive for bird flu
  • Bangladesh says bird flu spreads to new farm
  • Beijing - Virus Games Plan Revealed
  • Tripura Clogs All Bird Flu Paths
  • Kuwaiti Police Foil Chicken Smuggling Attempt
  • UK - Guards to prevent flu victims seeking treatment
  • Vietnam, Model for Containing Bird Flu: WHO
  • 1,000 Chickens Die of Bird Flu in Noakhali, Bangladesh
Summary of News for April 7, 2007
India
    •     100,000 bird flu vaccine doses to be destroyed (Link)
Japan
    •     Bird flu death in Kumamoto Pref. did not affect surrounding areas (Link)
    •     III MEF ready to respond if avian flu pandemic hits (Link)
United Kingdom
    •     Portsmouth-City stockpiles to be ready for bird flu pandemic (Link)
Vietnam
    •      Vietnam Acts to Prevent Bird Flu Among Humans (Link)
United States
    •    Pueblo, Colorado-Pandemic would cause bed, equipment shortage in ICUs (Link)
Indonesia
    •     West Java regulates poultry to curb bird flu (Link)
Kuwait
    •     Poultry Company tries to smuggle chickens (Link)
Bangladesh
    •     Bird Flu Detected in Another Savar Farm - 2,000 Chickens Culled (Link)
Asia
    •     Chinese, Japanese & S. Korean Ministers of Health meet in Seoul / bf planning meeting (translation from Arabic) (Link)
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