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December 17

News Reports for December 17, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 19:54:12 PM EST

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•  Highly contagious bird flu identified in Germany (H5N8) (Link)

•  Hong Kong: Case of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b infection under CHP investigation  (Link)
•  Avian flu returns more lethal  (Link)

•  Ebola Survivor Rick Sacra Returning to Fight Virus in Liberia  (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Saudi MOH: 'No New Corona Cases Recorded'  (Link)
•  WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - Saudi Arabia  (Link)

Sierra Leone
•  Sierra Leone's crisis deepens as doctors die of Ebola  (Link)

United States
•  WA: Bird flu confirmed in wild birds in Whatcom County (H5N2 & H5N8)  (Link)
•  Officials finish sweep of federal labs, find handful of misplaced microbes (Link)
•  GA: Flu is here but might not look like flu  (Link)
•  GA: Flu forces entire school district to close  (Link)
• IA: Local teachers battling to keep classrooms and students flu-free  (Link)
•  CDC: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) (Link)  

•  Bird flu suspected in Scandinavian seal deaths (H10N7) (Link)
• Kids coming down with the flu? Here's what to do  (Link)
•  WHO: EBOLA Situation summary Data published on 17 December 2014  (Link)
•  H (Link)
•  The Bird Flu Report: Daily News About Avian Influenza (Link)
•  ProMED Reports, December 16-17, 2014 (Link)
•  Ebola: The Executive Summary, 12/16  (Link)
•  UPMC Center for Health Security - Health Security Headlines (Link)

•  Recombinomics: Fujian H5N2 & H5N8 in Wild Birds In Washington State (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Fujian H5N8 In Three Pet Falcons In Lynden Washington (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 17, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 14, 2013 at 23:31:23 PM EST

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• Second new H7N9 case in 2 days hits Guangdong (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (157): China (GD) H7N9, update (Link)
• Hong Kong: Notification of confirmed human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangdong (Link)

• ProMED: Plague - Peru (02): (LL) pneumonic (Link)

• CIDRAP: Nearly identical MERS-CoV strains found in camels, humans (Link)

• CIDRAP: FAO - Holistic approach to zoonoses needed in diverse landscape (Link)

• Recombinomics: Yangjiang H7N9 Case Expands Guangdong Reach (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for December 17, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 20:10:57 PM EST

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• Nepal Farmers Destroy KFC Frozen Chicken Shipment Fearing Bird Flu (Link)
• Nepal suspends officials over chicken imports from India (Link)

United States
• AR: Doctors Predict Flu Season to be Worse Than Normal (Link)
• NY: Flu Activity Widespread In State (Link)
• Keep thimerosal in vaccines: AAP (Link)

• Research: Wind's contribution to Avian Influenza spread (Link)
• US: Researchers brave frigid Fairbanks cold to study bird flu (Alaska) (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for December 17, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 20:26:40 PM EST

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•  British Columbia Centre for Disease Control warns of flu risk (Link)

•  Lab tests can miss bird flu, expert warns (Link)

•  Zoo authorities in Jharkhand prohibit visitors from going near enclosures (Link)

•  UW bird flu research seen as bioterror threat (Link)
•  The End of the Flu Shot? (Link)

•  Flu watchdogs report few hot spots (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 17, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 11, 2010 at 21:34:08 PM EST

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•  China bans Manitoba poultry (Link)

•  To Luhansk region coming flu epidemic. Four schools are already in quarantine (translated) (Link)

United Kingdom
•  CIDRAP: UK leads way as flu activity rises in Europe  (Link)
•  Confirmed swine flu cases in Wales increases to 13 (Link)

United States
•  US: HHS, CDC and Walgreens Officials to Announce New Flu Fighting Effort (Link)
•  MN: Minimal flu cases reported by Minnesota Department of Health (Link)
•  TX: Flu outbreak causes Christmas to come late (Link)

•  Recombinomics: Critical Escalation of Severe and Fatal H1N1 In England (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Increased Frequency of Severe and Fatal H1N1 In England (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 17, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Dec 11, 2009 at 23:36:32 PM EST

•  116 more deaths from A/H1N1 flu (Link)

•  H5N1 Pandemic Planning by National Police Agency (Link)

South Korea
•  First Tamiflu-resistant death (Link)

•  Second wave of H1N1 flu hits (Link)
•  One sample from a pig farm in Saraburi infected wth influenza 2009 (Link)

United Kingdom
•  HPA Weekly pandemic flu media update (Link)

United States

•  NC: UNC student hospitalized with H1N1 dies (Link)
•  NV:Two More Flu Deaths Reported in Southern Nevada (Link)
•  PA: 4 New Deaths on PA Website 12.17.09-All Phila.County  (Link)
•  UT: Another swine flu death reported (Link)

•  Number of deaths due to H1N1 in Vietnam to 50 (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 17

by: AlohaOR

Tue Dec 16, 2008 at 23:50:04 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • China: BF flares anew raising uneasy questions
  • Taiwan: Bird flu suspected in poultry deaths
  • Taiwan: H5N2
  • Taiwan: CDC - H5N2 bird flu virus will not be passed on to people
  • China (Jiangsu): Illegal purchase dead chickens
  • Taiwan: Su Huan-chih County denied burst of avian flu
  • China:  Beijing finds bird-flu virus [in birds in Jiangsu]
  • India (West Bengal): Indian villagers resist bird flu poultry cull
  • Cambodia (Phnom Penh): Authorities rush to contain bird flu
  • Taiwan: Taiwan COA conceals bird flu information on eve of three links
  • Indonesia: Developed countries agree to share benefits of bird flu virus
  • Asia: Bird flu widens across region
  • Indonesia plans to eliminate bird flu by 2014
  • China conducts bird flu drill
  • Climate change raises the disease threat
  • US: HHS releases guidance for use and stockpiling of antiviral drugs for pandemic influenza
  • Australia: New pandemic management plan
  • US: Health, emergency staff get drugs first in pandemic
  • Sri Lanka: Special measures to prevent bird flu
  • Nigeria: Team sensitises students on bird flu
  • Korea: Korea beefs up its bird flu defenses
  • Germany: Bird flu reaches Oldenburg
  • Germany: Duck flock affected by bird flu for the first time
  • Bangladesh: OIE Report
  • Germany: Bird flu in Germany is expanding
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News Reports for December 17

by: Nimbus

Mon Dec 17, 2007 at 00:16:00 AM EST

Summary of News for December 16, 2007
•    WHO bird flu experts to investigate if Pakistan outbreak was spread through human contact  (Link)
•    All eyes on Pakistan as H5N1 H2H transmission grows more probable  (Link)
•    Pakistan: the waiting game (Effect Measure) (Link)
•    H5N1: Another Country (Or Two) Heard From  (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•    Al Kharj residents voice concerns over proximity of poultry farms  (Link)
•    Saudi Arabia: Ostrich Meat Banned in Riyadh (Link)
United Kingdom
•    Former Brown adviser warns against exaggerating threat from al-Qaida  (Link)
United States
•    USDA - Biosecurity for the Birds Campaign  (Link)
•    WHO praises swift bird flu reporting (Link)
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News Reports For December 17

by: MaMa

Sun Dec 17, 2006 at 00:06:24 AM EST

Summary of News for December 16 2006

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

    •    Preparing for a pandemic (Link)

South Korea
    •     Contaminated quail eggs sent to market (Link)

    •    NJ only partly prepared for flu pandemic (Link)
    •    Michigan prepared for pandemic (Link)
    •    USDA test results on Low Path birds in US (Article Link)
    •    Disaster planners prime Minnesota for pandemic flu (Link)

    •    The Chicken Littles Were Wrong (Link)
    •     Use of Prediction Markets to Forecast Infectious Disease Activity (Link)

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