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December 11

News Reports for December 11, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 23:58:33 PM EST

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

Canada
• Ontario: London doctors urge flu shot (Link)

China
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (154): China (HK,ZG) H7N9 father & son cases (Link)
• CIDRAP: WHO confirms H7N9 cases as labs track risks (Link)
• Deadly H7N9 Avian Flu Strain Kills Another 4 People (Link)
• Shenzhen Finds H7N9 Bird Flu Virus in Two Live Poultry Markets (Link)

Malaysia
• Police staff dies of Avian Flu (Link)
• Health Ministry: Woman died of thyroid complications, not H1N1 (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Despite the dilemmas health Hollow denied cases of Corona (translated) (Link) original link (Link)

United States
• NY: Outgoing Mayor Bloomberg Pushes Mandatory Flu Vaccinations For All NYC School Kids (Link)
• NY: NYC Board Of Health Approves Flu Shot Mandate For Young Children (Link)

Research
• New Strain of Bird Flu Packs a Punch Even After Becoming Drug-Resistant (Link)
• Flu drug limitations seen with new H7N9 threat (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: More MERS Clusters In KSA Raise Concerns (Link)
• Recombinomics: Familial H7N9 Cluster In Hangzhou Zhejiang (Link)


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News Reports for December 11, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 14:29:33 PM EST

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China
• Avian Flu Outbreak in China (OIE Report) (Link)

Indonesia
• Indonesia Says It Has Found More Virulent Bird Flu Strain (Link)
• Residents Told to Be Aware of Latest Bird Flu Mutation (translated) (Link)
• Kulonprogo Hospital Suspects One Toddler Hit by Bird Flu (translated) (Link)

United States
• MN: Signs point to bad flu season (Link)
• RI: HEALTH Declares Flu to Be Widespread in Rhode Island (Link)
• TN: Cookeville hospital restricts children due to flu (Link)
• WY: Early Wyo. flu season intensifies (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: ECDC updates risk assessment for novel coronavirus (Link)


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News Reports for December 11, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 20:24:13 PM EST

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Brazil
•  Rises to 22 the number of confirmed cases of swine flu in Ceará (translated) (Link)

China
•  CIDRAP News: Hong Kong residents, poultry workers see low avian flu risk (Link)

United States
•  CIDRAP News: CDC reports two more novel flu cases (Link)

General
•  Bird flu virus now deadly to humans (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Abysmal H3N2pdm11Surveillance Raises Pandemic Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for December 11, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 04, 2010 at 20:35:38 PM EST

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Egypt
•  Government begins to support the consumption of frozen poultry to combat bird flu (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Doctors shocked by spread of swine flu - and its severity (Link)

United States
•  CDC: Flu activity slows in southeastern hot spot (Link)
•  CDC: 2010-2011 Influenza Season Week 48 ending December 4, 2010 (Link)

Research
•  Human Trials Start for Universal Flu Vaccine (Link)

Commentary
•  How Long Would It Take for a Deadly Virus to Wipe Out Humanity (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Increasing Hospitalizations In Manitoba (Canada) Raise trH3N2 Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for December 11, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 05, 2009 at 00:04:28 AM EST

Canada
•  Health bosses accused of flu-mongering (Link)

China
•  Chinese health officials step up flu prevention (Link)

France
•  Influenza pandemic (H1N1) 2009 (127): France, UK (Link)
•  France - Press Communication - H1N1 (translated) (Link)

Palestinine
•  Infectious bronchitis, poultry - Palestinian Auth: (Gaza) susp (Link)
•  Infectious bronchitis, poultry Gaza (H5N1?) (Link)

United States
•  10,000 US H1N1 deaths (Link)
•  CA: Swine flu vaccine on the way to Calif. inmates (Link)
•  KY: Worst may be coming for H1N1 (Link)
•  OR: 11 more hospitalizations, 1 more death in 3 days (Link)
•  PA: Fit, but dead of swine flu (Link)
•  PA: (1) New Death on PA DOH Website for 12.11.09-YorkCounty (Link)

General
•  The Truth About Tamiflu (Link)
•  WHO insists Tamiflu effective for high risk flu cases (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Fatal Tamiflu Resistant Cases Spike in the Netherlands (Link)


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News Reports for December 11

by: Nimbus

Wed Dec 10, 2008 at 21:55:23 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Papua New Guinea - Mystery Disease, 34 Deaths
  • Thai- Five Suspected Bird Flu Patients Found in Surin Province
  • Infectious diseases claim 897 lives in China in Nov.
  • HK retailers stop selling live poultry
  • India - Bird flu wreaks havoc in Assam, spreads to new areas
  • Koreans Warned of Asian Bird Flu Wave
  • USA - MarketWatch - Vical Pandemic Influenza Vaccines Achieve T-Cell Responses and Cross-Clade Reactivity in Humans
  • India - PETA says factory-farm filth is behind Bird Flu outbreak
  • UK - London - Crucell antibody beats Tamiflu in preclinical test
  • USA - VA - PERSPECTIVE: State disaster preparedness is encouraging
  • Phillippines - US relaxes visa requirements for nurses
  • UK - Government stockpiles specialist pregnancy flu drugs
  • Hong Kong - Health chief calls for smuggling proof
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News Reports for December 11

by: gardner

Mon Dec 10, 2007 at 23:46:48 PM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Indonesia: Woman dies of bird flu - health official
  • China has warned of a "very high" possibility of outbreaks of bird flu over winter and spring.
  • No fresh bird flu cases, says China
  • US: FCC Requires Backup Power For 210K Cell Towers
  • S.Korea- poss. bf- ducks
  • 'Virus Starts like a Cold, but Can Turn into a Killer
  • Pakistan: Three suspected cases of human-to-human transmission of bird flu (n.b., some are considering this a rumor at this stage)
  • South China holds exercise on bird flu outbreak
  • Russia: Bird flu outbreak reported from farm in Rostov region  
  • Some 35,000 birds die of bird flu in southern Russia
  • Effect Measure: Birds, bird flu, bird brains and scientists behaving badly
  • Another good reason for getting the flu vax: Having the flu doubles risk of heart attack or stroke
  • GE, Novavax team up on pandemic flu vaccine
  • Indonesia confirms 92nd bird flu death
  • China used H5N1 antiserum to treat patient
  • Nanjing avian flu virus will not transmit human to human
Summary of News for December 10, 2007
China
•   WHO confirmation of 2nd case in China (Link)
•   No human-to-human transmission confirmed yet (Link)
•   China says human-to-human transmission not confirmed in latest bird flu cases (Link)
•   China hunt for bird flu link (Link)
•   CHINA - "Nanjing bird 'suspect' Jiaohua chicken" (Link)
•   China market may be breeding ground for deadly viruses (Link)
•   China warns of winter bird flu outbreaks (Link)
•   China Warns of Possible Winter, Spring Bird Flu Outbreak  (Link)
•   ProMed comments on Genetic susceptibility in China cases (Link)
Germany
•   CIDRAP: 3 H5N1 variants reached Germany (Link)
Pakistan
•   Pakistan - Two 'bird flu' deaths sound alarm bells ringing (Link)
Poland
•   Another H5N1 bird flu site found in Poland  (Link)
•   Poland uncovers fourth case of bird flu, financial losses seen rising (Link)
•   New bird flu case found in Poland (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•   SAUDI ARABIA - Another outbreak on a poultry farm in Thadiq near Riyadh (Link)
•   SAUDI ARABIA - Statement from the Ministry of Health (Link)
Serbia
•   Exotic bird smugglers arrested at Serbian border (Link)
United States
•   CIDRAP- Promising Practices- Homeless Shelters (Link)
•   Scary Symptoms (article on U.S. preparedness) (Link)
•   A Call for a Presidential Debate on Science and Technology (Link)
•   Article on proposed science debate in Seed Magazine (Link)
General
•   Preparing for a Pandemic (globally) (Link)
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News Reports For December 11

by: MaMa

Mon Dec 11, 2006 at 00:33:13 AM EST

Summary of News for December 10 2006

(From WHO as of 29 Nov - latest update)

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

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