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December 21

News Reports for December 21

by: Nimbus

Thu Dec 20, 2007 at 23:43:12 PM EST

Summary of News for December 20, 2007
Armenia
•    Bird Products Into Armenia Temporarily Banned (Link)
Egypt
•    Hajj pilgrims begin returning home Friday (Link)
Germany
•    New bird-flu case (in birds) reported in Germany (Link)
Pakistan
•    Pakistan urges safer culling after bird flu outbreak (Link)
Russia
•    New Outbreak of Bird Flu (in birds) Hits South Russia (Link)
Scotland
•    Virus closes two hospital wards (Link)
United States
•    Influenza A (H2N3) Virus, Swine - USA (Link)
•    Giuliani Admitted to Hospital With Flu-Like Symptoms (Link)
•    MA: Waterfowl undergo tests for fatal strain of avian flu (Link)
Vietnam
•    Ducks die en mass in southern Vietnam (Link)
General
•    Second Life podcast interview with DemFromCT (Link)
•    Handwashing and sanitizers for preventing disease spread in community (Link)
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News Reports for December 21, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 14, 2013 at 23:32:04 PM EST

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

Canada
• Ottawa flu season milder than last year But 2 cases of H1N1 'swine flu' reported thus far  (Link)
• Get a flu shot, AHS urges Calgarians as serious cases spike Dozens of influenza patients have needed hospitalization (Link)

China
• New Bird Flu Strain Rattles China (Link)
• China tightens bird flu precautions (Link)
• China confirms H5N2 bird flu outbreak in Hebei (Link)
• China Steps Up Precaution Against Bird Flu (Link)

Peru
• Plague - Peru (03): (LL) pneumonic (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Saudi announces 56th MERS death (+ 3 new cases) (Link)
• One more death from MERS virus (+ 3 more cases) (Link)
• Saudi MOH: Health: recording 4 cases of HIV (Corona) in Riyadh new (translated) (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (102): Dubai, fatal (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: Texas cluster part of rising H1N1 activity in state, nation (Link)
• TX: H1N1 kills 3 people in Harris County; statewide flu alert issued (Link)
• TX: 2013: KHOU Flu Information Center (Link)
• TX: Flu cases expected to increase across North Texas (Link)
• TX: Texas DSHS Letter To Doctors On Influenza Outbreak (Link)
• TX: Texas on alert as more H1N1 cases reported (Link)
• TX: Texas on flu alert as more H1N1 cases reported (Link)
• TX: East Texas death attributed to H1N1 virus (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: Experts say convalescent serum may be useful against MERS (Link)
• A step closer to developing a 'universal' flu vaccine (Link)

General
• How fitness pros stave off cold and flu (Link)


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News Reports for December 21, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 20:12:40 PM EST

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Canada
• Ontario: Upswing in Flu Cases (Link)

India
• Maharashtra: Baby dies of swine flu, toll touches 35 (Link)
• Maharashtra: 3-year-old from Hadapsar succumbs to swine flu (Link)

Nepal
Bird-flu outbreak confirmed in Dhading district of Nepal (Link)

Palestine
• Palestinian woman dies of A/H1N1 virus in West Bank (Link)

United States
• MN: Influenza widespread throughout Minnesota (Link)
• OK: Oklahoma's flu cases continue to rise (Link)
• RI:  RI health director urges flu vaccinations, says hospitalizations on the rise (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: Lower respiratory tract bleeding reported in 2009 pandemic flu patients (Link)

General
Avian flu virus learns to fly without wings (Link)

Commentary
• Helen Branswell: Canada - It's beginning to look a lot like flu season (Link)


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News Reports for December 21, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 00:41:20 AM EST

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Bangladesh
•  4 H5N1 outbreaks on commercial poulty farms (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong culls chickens at market, bans trade, as H5N1 found (Link)
•  Hong Kong Culls Thousands of Birds After Virus Found in Chicken (Link)
•  Return of bird flu: Hong Kong slaughters 17,000 chickens after H5N1 virus is discovered at city market (Link)
•  Hong Kong's H5N1 response plan (**"The Serious Response Level under the Government's Preparedness Plan for Influenza Pandemic is activated 21 December 2011" - pdf file) (Link)

Egypt
•  WHO: Egypt H5N1 update 59 (Link)

United States
•  US: Budget Cuts Threaten Health Preparedness (Link)
•  AL: Alabama and Birmingham at risk of losing crisis readiness funds (Link)
•  ME: Killer seal virus found ( Influenza A virus, subtype H3N8) (Link)
•  NY: Crowdfunding science - Student raises cash online to follow a flying fox (Link)
•  VT: Season's first flu case diagnosed in V (Link)

Research
•  Fearing Terrorism, U.S. Asks Journals to Censor Articles on Virus (Link)
•  When it comes to bird flu, nature is the greatest bioterrorist (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Expected Explosion Of Novel Influenza In United States (Link)
•  Recombinomics: West Virginia trH3N2 Cluster Confirmed (Link)


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News Reports for December 21, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 18, 2010 at 22:41:17 PM EST

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United Kingdom
•  Inside the hospital that saves swine flu sufferers' lives (Link)
•  Swine flu death toll rises to 7 as 2 more victims are confirmed (Link)
•  More than 300 people are in intensive care in hospitals across Britain with flu (Link)
•  Flu patients are now using 9% of intensive care beds (Link)

United States
•  US: GAO: HHS falls short on planning for public health information network (Link)
•  US: GAO page with report summary and links (Link)
•  AL: 2010 Flu Season Begins In Huntsville (Link)
•  TX: North Texas Doctors Expect Mild Flu Season (Link)

General
•  CIDRAP: WHO - Flu season under way in Northern Hemisphere (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 21, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Dec 18, 2009 at 22:59:30 PM EST

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Egypt
•  New H5N1 Case (Link)

France
•  168 H1N1 deaths (Link)

India
•  H1N1 claims four more lives (Link)

Japan
•  New Japanese flu drug protects mice from avian flu (Link, link, link and link)

Pakistan
•  10 died of swine flu in Pakistan (Link)
•  Swine flu onslaught (Link)

United States
•  Flu may have killed actress Brttany Murphy (Link) and (Link)
•  Native Americans Hit Hard By H1N1 (Link)
•  Former CDC Head Dr. Julie Gerberding Lands Vaccine Job At Merck (Link and link)
•  FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for TessArae®  (Link)
•  The President and First Lady Get Vaccinated  (Link)

Vietnam
•  Bird flu back with a vengence (Link)
•  Hospital overcrowding jeopardizes lives (Link)

General
•  WHO reports H1N1 symptoms caused 10,000+ swine flu deaths worldwide, CDC says 10,000+ in U.S. alone (Link)
•  Positive interim results from Medicago's H5N1 vaccine Phase I human clinical trial (Link)
•  Sanofi-Aventis agrees to buy US health-care company Chattem for $1.9 billion (Link)
•  One Dose of H1N1 Vaccine Enough for Young (Link)
•  The upside of a pandemic: Experts say lots learned from H1N1 experience (Link)
•  Germs have many names, but the remedies stay the same (Link)
•  Israel Orders 150 Doses of H1N1 Antiviral Peramivir (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: German H1N1Tamiflu Resistance Cluster Raises Concerns (Link)
•  Crofsblogs: Cuba - 41 deaths (Link)
•  Crofsblogs: H5N1 cases in Vietnam on apparent increase (Link)


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News Reports for December 21

by: AlohaOR

Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 00:11:48 AM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Zimbabwe: Cholera death toll rises
  • Zimbabwe: Aid agencies say cholera 'is out of control'
  • Harried by sporadic bird flu outbreaks
  • Thailand: Bird flu teams inspect high-risk villages in Uttaradit
  • Cambodian survives H5N1 bird flu virus
  • Indonesia: Suspect H5N1 cluster near Semarang
  • Bangladesh: Ministry reports outbreak of avian influenza in Gazipur
  • US: Some travelers carry more than luggage
  • FAO authorities wonder what went wrong as bird flu reappears
  • India (West Bengal): Four culling staff fall ill in Malda
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    News Reports for December 21

    by: Nimbus

    Thu Dec 21, 2006 at 00:25:13 AM EST

    News stories added TODAY (Dec 21)
    (Open this Diary to read about the stories below)
    • Vietnam prevents human infection amid bird flu outbreaks
    • Vietnam: Authorities take prompt action to keep bird flu in check
    • Bird Flu Spreads in Nigeria to Farms in Three States
    • S. Korea confirms fourth case of pathogenic bird flu
    • US: CDC releases its internal panflu ops plan
    • US: 40,000 Marin Schoolkids Get Bird Flu Warning
    • Nigeria - new outbreak
    • Bird flu outbreak spreads in Vietnam's Mekong Delta
    • Norway: Balmy winter puts chill on bird migration
    • Next flu pandemic could kill 62 million
    • Flu pandemic could kill up to 81 million people
    • One Flu Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    • U.S. measles outbreak tied to one person
    • WHO issues new recombinant H5N1 vaccine seed strain

    Summary of News for December 20 2006

    Nigeria
        •   Fresh Bird Flu Concerns in Nigeria (Link)
    Turkey
        •   Recombinomics Commentary - Turkey (Link)
        •   Turkey poultry deaths (Link)
        •   Turkey - sparrows die (Link)
    Thailand
        •   Thailand will launch new anti-bird flu campaign (Link)
    Vietnam
        •   Vietnam Confirms Lethal Strain (Link)
        •   Vietnam clarification (two outbreaks) (Link)
    USA
        •   Bush signs into law offer of incentives for vaccines (Link)
        •   US: NY School district seeks flu plan (Link)
        •   West Virginia: Exercise looks at possible flu outbreak (Link)
    General
        •   Businesses cannot exist in a bubble (Link)
        •   Experts Urge Nations To Report Flu Cases Immediately, Share Data (Link)

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