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December 14

News Reports for December 14, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 23:08:01 PM EST

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

•  British Columbia: Avian flu confirmed in ninth barn in B.C. as outbreak continues (H5N2) (Link)

•  Mainland China's delta region grows indifferent to H7N9 at its peril (Link)

•  Farm ministry on high alert for bird flu (H5N8) (Link)

•  Tamil Nadu: TN Woman gets Swine flu after Kerala Visit (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Saudi MOH: 'No New Corona Cases Recorded', no recoveries, 3 deaths (Link)

Sierra Leone
•  Christmas canceled due to Ebola outbreak (Link)
•  Health Another Sierra Leonean Doctor Sick With Ebola (Link)

United States
•  MO:Local flu patients are developing pneumonia (Link)

•  Ebola in 2015 - end of line for killer? (Link)
•  Kids' Flu Shots Help Others Fight Flu, Too (Link)
•  Rough Flu Season Ahead? Ask These Technology Companies (Link)

•  Ebola virus death toll climbs to nearly 6,600 (Link)
•  An Ebola Orphan's Plea in Africa: 'Do You Want Me?' (Link)
•  Ebola: The Executive Summary, 12/12 (Link)
•  The Bird Flu Report: Daily News About Avian Influenza (Link)

•  Avian Flu Diary: Egyptian Media -- 17th H5N1 Case Of Year - Sohag (Link)
•  Sarah Boseley: Ebola diary: burials go on as Christmas is 'cancelled' in Sierra Leone (Link)
•  Avian Flu Diary, Michael Coston; new blog posts (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 14, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 23:59:22 PM EST

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• Flu sends seven people to hospital on Vancouver Island (Link)

• CIDRAP: H7N9 findings prompt Shenzhen market closures (Link)
• Hong Kong: Epidemiological investigation and follow-up actions by CHP on two confirmed human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) (Link)

• ProMED: Madagascar (03): pneumonic, more cases and fatalities (Link)
• Death toll from plague rises to 42 in Madagascar (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Riyadh topping Corona injuries and deaths in the East (translated) (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: US flu activity heating up (Link)
• PA: Flu season stirring in the south, expected to move north over next several weeks (Link)
• TN: CDC - Flu cases rise in Tennessee (Link)

• ProMED: MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (98): animal reserv/camel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia (Link)
• Let There Be Light! Lasers May Make Your Flu Vaccine More Effective (Link)
• The Lancet: Tracking the transmission and evolution of MERS-CoV (Link)
• Goji berries protect against the flu in new study (Link)

• ProMED: Influenza (66): Europe, update (Link)

• Laurie Garret: A word about the H7N9 influenza (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for December 14, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 14:30:35 PM EST

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• Five test positive for swine flu (Link)

• HMore virulent bird flu found in Indonesia (Link)

United Kingdom
• Demand £500m back for Tamiflu, urge MPs (Link)

United States
• With new rules, few public health labs to handle riskiest agents (Link)

• ProMED: Avian influenza, 2003 - Netherlands - HPAI A(H7N7) wind spread  (Link)
• CIDRAP: Global study notes progress against infectious diseases (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for December 14, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 20:25:41 PM EST

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•  CIDRAP: H5N1 hits flock of Tibetan poultry (Link)

•  Swine influenza virus infection in different age groups of pigs in farrow-to-finish farms in Thailand (Link)

United States
•  CIDRAP: Novartis says cell-based flu vaccine facility ready to produce (Link)

•  Oral Flu Vaccine May Work Better Than Shot, Study Says (Link)

•  Latin America, Caribbean report high H1N1 vaccine uptake in target groups (Link) http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidr...

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News Reports for December 14, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 11, 2010 at 21:33:27 PM EST

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•  H1N1 case detected in Jordan (Link)

•  Bird flu outbreak springs from govt closet  (Link)

South Korea
•  H1N1 flu hits southern schools (Link)

•  Kazan mass outbreak of SARS (translated) (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Two men with swine flu die at Royal Oldham Hospital (Link)
•  GPs' alarm as deadly swine flu returns with a vengeance (Link)

United States
•  GA: Flu is more of a problem in South Georgia (Link)

•  Human networking theory gives picture of infectious disease spread (Link)

•  Biological Weapons Pact Offers Cooperation Against Pandemics (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 14, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Dec 11, 2009 at 23:35:40 PM EST

•  Death toll from A/H1N1 flu reaches 59 in Egypt (Link)

•  Press release - Seizes up A (H1N1) 2009: the point in Metropolitan France (translated) (Link)

•  Unrelenting flu: One dead, 16 test positive (Link)

•  Victim caught swine flu in hospital (Link)

•  Mexico sees tourism recovering from 2009 flu blow (Link)

•   A/H1N1 flu takes more lives in Poland  (Link)

South Korea
•  S. Korea to spend $15M on flu aid to N. Korea (Link)

•  Egypt Decides To Provide Ukraine With Humanitarian Aid To Fight Flu  (Link)

United States
•  U.S. needs to focus more on vaccine safety: Report (Link)
•  National Vaccine Plan Should Prioritize Efforts to Tackle Unmet Health Needs (Link)
•  Top Stories of 2009 (Link)
•  FDA Gives Emergency Approval for New Swine Flu Test (Link)
•  CA: Distribution plans fall short for H1N1 vaccine (Link)
•  CO: Hospital restrictions relaxed as H1N1 subsides  (Link)
x•  MD: Rockville, Md., NOVAVAX Completes First Stage (Link)
•  OH: The View From Space: "3rd Type" Of H1N1 May Be Worst (Link)

•  Swine flu's lesson: We're not ready for anything virulent (Link)
•  Swine flu science update: 14 December 2009  (Link)
•  Five Gene Variants May Be Linked to Lung Disease  (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 14

by: Nimbus

Sat Dec 13, 2008 at 22:44:10 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • India -  Assam ill-equipped to check bird flu?
  • UK -  Hospitals forced to close wards as virulent winter bug spreads
  • India battles bird flu as farmers resist cull
  • Germany the discovery of a second type of bird flu
  • Germany -  Bird flu in the district of Cloppenburg spreads
  • Germany - Avian influenza in Landkreis Cloppenburg spreads
  • India - Winter effect: Flu cases on the rise in Delhi
  • India -  New districts report 'sudden deaths'
  • India - Birdflu: Culling continues in Meghalaya
  • USA - MI - In case of emergency ...
  • India - Experts sent to Assam as humans show signs of bird flu
  • India - Assam - Indian state to kill 200,000 fowl in bird flu cull
  • USA - RI - After detection of bird flu, DEM asks for help of waterfowl hunters
  • Phillippines - Manilia - Local politics hindering RP govt efforts vs bird flu - experts
  • India - Assam - Religious beliefs hampering culling in Assam
  • India - Symptomatic H5N1 Cullers in Chirang Assam
  • USA - review of health report cards
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News Reports for December 14

by: AlohaOR

Fri Dec 14, 2007 at 00:59:42 AM EST

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

  • China holds bird flu drill after outbreak
  • Poland - H5N1 bird flu found (in wild birds) at fifth site
  • US - Researcher doubts program to track bird flu in wild birds
  • Pakistan - Another version
  • Australia paper - Stock up for pandemic
  • Pakistan tests for H5N1 after two farmer die
  • Myanmar - WHO confirms 1st human case in 7yo girl (3 stories)
  • Indonesia - Hungary offers Indonesia loan for bird flu vaccine
  • Indonesia - CNN reports on Indonesian death (47M)
  • Bird flu flares again in Asia
  • China - Doctors puzzled over flu spread
  • Saudi Arabia - Saudis prepare for 1,5m pilgrims
  • Genetic predisposition to death from flu
  • Saudi Arabia - Bird flu in ostriches on a poultry farm in Al Kharj area
  • Pakistan -  Conflicting reports out of Pakistan (CIDRAP)
  • Myanmar - Human bird flu infection under control in Myanmar border area
  • Pakistan -  Five cases of bird flu confirmed; reports of deaths questioned

Summary of News for December 13, 2007
•   New bird flu cases (in birds) in Poland, Russia, Vietnam, and Saudi Arabia (Link)
•   Hospital workers opinions on working during a pandemic (Link)
•   Flu pandemic would make economy seriously ill, study says (Link)
•   Military-controlled region bans poultry purchases in wake of bird flu case (Link)
•   Jiangsu bird flu patients conditions improve (Link)
•   Heron in Hong Kong tests positive for H5N1 (Link), bird reserve closed (Link)
•   "Beggars' chicken" no longer sold at Confucius temple (Link)
•   Nanjing bird flu cases contained (Link), medical profession avoids talking about avian flu (Link)
•   WHO confirms latest case in Banten (Link)
•   Burial but no procession, burning of PPE (Link)
•   Bird flu claims 2 lives in Mansera (Link), hospitals put on alert (Link and Link)
•   4 test positive, 2 dead (Link)
•   Bird flu outbreak registered in southern Russia (Link)
United States
•   Hemispherx Biopharma announces licensing/research agreements on Ampligen as influenza adjuvant (Link)

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News Reports for December 14

by: Nimbus

Thu Dec 14, 2006 at 00:18:02 AM EST

Summary of News for December 13 2006

Total human cases worldwide 258, deaths 154 (2006 – 111 with 76 deaths)
-- From WHO as of 29 Nov - latest update

    •   Ontario to open infectious diseases centre(Link)

    •   Myanmar continues to monitor (Link)

New Zealand
    •  Pandemic legislation passes unanimously(Link)

South Korea
    •   Korea completed a cull of 365,000 quails and chickens(Link)
    •   South Korea uneasy after third outbreak, continues monitoring(Link)

    •   Scripps Florida takes on daunting challenge: bird flu (Link)
    •   Alabama - Pandemic would bring huge change to state (Link)
    •   More Than 1,000 Mallard Ducks Dead Along Idaho Creekbed (Link) and (Link)
    •   Thousands of ducks mysteriously dying in Idaho (Link)
    •   Seasonal Flu in NC Schools (Link)
    •   TFAH Report: Ready or Not? (Link)

    •  Webcast - Avian Flu: An Update On Pandemic preparations Dec 15th (Link)
    •   Bird flu remains a grave threat (Link)
    •   Disease Trackers Miss Flu Cases By Testing Birds at `Wrong End' (Link)
    •   WHO Pandemic Task Force Report (Link)
    •   Study finds flu shots are better than the inhaled vaccine at protecting adults (Link)

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