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December 1

News Reports for December 1

by: Nimbus

Fri Dec 01, 2006 at 00:15:48 AM EST


Summary of News for 30 November 2006

(From WHO as at 29 Nov - latest update)

Total human cases worldwide 258, deaths 154 (2006 – 111 with 76 deaths)

The Webster-Govorkova piece below was reviewed by Effect Measure here.

...the Commentary by Robert Webster and Elena Govorkova that accompanies the two papers is a model of clarity and a stunning summary of where we are at this moment. Hardly a word of the 1600 word essay is wasted.


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News Reports for December 1, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 30, 2013 at 23:46:07 PM EST

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China
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (145): China (ZJ) H7N9, new case, correction (Link) Original article: Avian influenza, human (145): China (ZJ) H7N9, new case (Link)
• Poultry market to shut over bird flu fears (Link)

Indonesia
• H7N9 Bird Flu Found in Four Indonesian Districts (translated) (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• 3 injured Jordanians Emirates Corona virus (translated) (Link) Original Article (Link)

United Kingdom
• Jersey politician says bird flu vaccine 'a waste of money' (Link)

United States
• NV: Mysterious Illness In Las Vegas Afflicts Dozens Of Youth Football Players, Parents (Link)

Research
• Containing the accidental laboratory escape of potential pandemic influenza viruses (Link)
• The potential pandemic (Link)

General
• What's it like: To get the flu (Link)
• Q&A: Are flu vaccines really needed and answers to other questions (Link)
• Myth or Fact: Antibiotics work during flu attack (Link)

Commentary
• Avian Flu Diary: Qatar, Camels, And the Coronavirus (Link)
• Tom Ewing: Better than a cure for influenza (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for December 1, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 15:16:07 PM EST

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India
• Swine flu claimed 344 lives in India in 2012(Link)
• Maharashtra: Woman dies of swine flu, toll 34 since April (Link)

Kuwait
• 20 medical staff members diagnosed with 'swine flu' (Link)

Philippines
• Philippines bans Australian poultry imports (Link)

United States
• U.S. Plans for New H5N1 Science Reviews Ruffle Researchers (Link)
• WI: Wis. reports increase in flu case numbers(Link)

General
• Flu Forecasting Model Can Predict Spikes in Cases Up to Seven Weeks in Advance (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: WHO Corrects Novel Beta Coronavirus Guideline Errors (Link)


• H(Link)

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News Reports for December 1, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 16:56:18 PM EST

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Canada
•  Low flu vaccination rate puzzles Nunavut officials (Link)

Nepal
•  500 chickens and ducks culled (Link)
•  Cull follows Nepal bird flu outbreak (Link)

United States
•  CA: Study finds inadequate mask use among health care workers early in 2009 H1N1 outbreak (Link)
•  DE: 1st flu case confirmed in Delaware (Link)

Research
•  Study finds rapid flu tests have low specificity in older H1N1 patients (Link)

General
•  Biosecurity panel said to be reviewing another H5N1 transmissions study (Link)
•  New details emerge in novel H3N2 reports (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Curious CIDRAP Comments On Swine H3N2pdm11 Matches NOT (Link)


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News Reports for December 1, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 27, 2010 at 20:28:14 PM EST

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Armenia
•  Armenia Reports Lower Incidence of Swine Fever (Link)

Canada
•  Flout flu at your peril, warns new poll (Link)

India
•  Two die of swine flu, 11 new cases surface  (Link)

Indonesia
•  Unforeseen Padang Bird Flu Patient Treated (translated) (Link)
•  Bird Flu Suspected Child (translated) (Link)

Japan
•   23,000 Chickens Killed To Contain Spread Of A New Outbreak Of The Deadly Bird Flu (Link)
•  Ministry confirms bird flu of highly virulent H5 strain in Japan (Link)

Turkey
•  Turkish suspected bird flu pilgrims hospitalized (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Misery as outbreak of flu hits schools (Link)
•  Warning over live bird market (Link)

United States
•  AZ: Flu Season Limits Visitors At Flagstaff Hospital (Link)
•  GA: Georgia tops nation in flu increase (Link)
•  PA: Flu season already upon us (Link)

Vietnam
•  Foot-and-mouth and bird flu return (Link)

General
•  How long is the flu contagious? (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 1, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 27, 2009 at 22:38:50 PM EST

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Be very careful when you open email links or attachments!!
WARNING: Hackers spread virus with swine flu vaccine offer

Hackers are spreading a vicious computer virus through spam email messages that urge recipients to visit a bogus website offering vaccinations to protect them against another virus -- the one that causes swine flu.


---posted by Bronco Bill

Canada
•  Few cases of suspected flu wind up testing positive (Link)
•  Calgary man is 57th death in Alberta from H1N1 (Link)

China
•  China lifts ban on pork imports (Link)
•  Parents of deceased 14 yr old to sue hospital (Link)

Finland
•  Finland confirms human-to-pig transmission of A/H1N1 flu (Link)
•  H1N1 has peaked, new cases declining, 16 deaths so far (Link)

Georgia
•  30 new cases of H1N1 virus confirmed in Georgia (Link)

India
•  Reports confirm 3 more deaths in past 24 hours, total now 578 (Link)
•  Another death confirmed, a 25 yr old woman, total now 579 (Link)
•  Lucknow Uttar Pradesh girl, 16, died of H1N1 Tuesday (Link)

Indonesia
•  The Deadly mutation of the Virus of Pig Flu with Bird Flu (translated) (Link)

Russia
•  Russian doctors fear swine flu might mix with bird flu (Link)
•  Russia's Health Ministry reports 600 flu deaths in 2009 (Link)

Tanzania
•  national authorities say diamond mine has H1N1 (Link)

Turkey
•  Nation now has 195 deaths from H1N1 (Link)

Ukraine
•  Foreign Policy: Ukraine's Phantom Swine Flu (Link)

United States
•  Info Missing In H1N1 Vaccine Tracking (Link)
•  Health officials to review disaster plan (Link)
•  Concerns Grow Over Possible H1N1-H5N1 "Reassortment" (Link)
•  NM: New Mexico's first nations died at twice the rates (Link)
•  OR: Three new deaths, 42 new hospitalizations (Link)
•  PA: DOH changes their state total for 11.30.09 (Link)
•  PA: (3) New Deaths on PA DOH Website for 12.01.09 (Link)
•  TX: Dallas County will offer free swine flu vaccines (Link)

Vietnam
•  Vietnam reports deaths from bird flu, swine flu (Link)
•  Vietnam to produce Russian-developed swine flu antiviral drug (Link)

General
•  Mutations in swine flu and politics (Link)


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News Reports for December 2

by: AlohaOR

Tue Dec 02, 2008 at 04:25:44 AM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • US: Panel warns biological attack likely by 2013
  • Canada (NB): Dumont lab to lead province's influenza pandemic work
  • US: Dual loyalty of physicians in the military and in civilian life
  • Australia: Invisible line 'protects Australia from bird flu'
  • Myanmar (Burma): As winter nears, officials urge farmers to stay alert for bird flu
  • India: Alert in Assam districts following fresh detection of flu
  • India: India soybean down on profit-taking, Malaysian palm
  • India: India loses bird flu-free status
  • India: Additional H5N1 spread in Assam India (Recombinomics commentary)
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News Reports for December 1

by: Nimbus

Sun Nov 30, 2008 at 23:33:31 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • US: Pentagon to detail troops to bolster domestic security
  • India: Bird flu outbreak in India's Assam state, 40,000 poultry culled
  • US (IA): Iowa University updates pandemic influenza response Plan
  • UK: Scientists plan 'Big Brother' flu experiment
  • Taiwan: Make health a government priority
  • India: High alert in Orissa after bird flu hits Assam
  • India: Corn futures ease on weak physical demand
  • Common cold virus came from birds about 200 years ago, study suggests
  • Spain: Scientist criticizes the social alarm generated around avian flu
  • Indonesia: 11 H5N1 deaths in 4 years in Central Java
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News Reports for December 1

by: AlohaOR

Fri Nov 30, 2007 at 23:54:34 PM EST

New Stories for Today
  (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)

  • U.S. - Podcast interviews with flu figures
  • Poland - Deadly H5N1 bird flu found on Polish turkey farm
  • Bangladesh - Bird flu spreads to northwest Bangladesh, birds culled
  • U.K. -  Flu Wiki mentioned & linked in Sunday Times

Summary of news for November 30, 2007
Ireland
•   Thrown into a bird flu nightmare after a visit to south east Asia (Link)
Middle East
•    Summary of anti bird flu measures (Link)
Romania
•   Cat tested for H5N1 (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•   Outbreaks at 2 more farms near Al Kharj / total of 15 farms to date (Link in Arabic)
•   Reports of illegal poultry farms in Al-Kharj region (Link in Arabic)
•   Authorities search by air for illegal poultry farms around Mecca (Link in Arabic)
•   Suspicious eagle illness, pigeon deaths in Afif (halfway btwn Riyadh & Mecca) (Link in Arabic)
•   878 samples from poultry workers, cullers / all negative (Link in Arabic)
Uganda
•   Ebola is new strain (Link)
United States
•   Toolkits for community awareness are now available (Link)
•   Seasonal flu antigenic charicteristics (Link)

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