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December 23

News Reports for December 23, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 20, 2014 at 23:01:18 PM EST

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News Reports for December 23, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 21, 2013 at 20:20:30 PM EST

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China
• Hong Kong: Chicken off festival menu for many (Link)
• New avian flu test mooted (Link)
• Risk of bird flu epidemic low, scientist says (Link)
• Hong Kong: Additional overseas case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome closely monitored by DH (Link)
• 11 quarantined in China bird flu alert (Link)

Mexico
• Mexico eradicates avian flu but losses live on (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update (Link)

United States
• NY flu season kicks in (Link)
• SD: Flu has minimal impact in S.D. so far with 41 reports, one death (Link)
• TX: Flu Levels Are Climbing in Bexar County (Link)

Research
• Scientific American: A Call for Urgent Talks on Mutant Flu-Strain Research (Link)

General
• Flu and cold top the 2013 chart of medical search terms (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: H1N1 Swine Flu Levels Approach 100% In Texas and US (Link)


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News Reports for December 23, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 23:17:48 PM EST

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United States
• KS: Number of flu cases on rise, health report says (Link)
• NC: GMH already reporting severe flu season  (Link)
• NY: Flu season arrives in Erie County (Link)

General
• WHO: Jordan cluster hints at milder coronavirus cases (Link)
• CIDRAP: Flu pace picks up in US, Canada, parts of Europe (Link)


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News Reports for December 23, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 00:41:58 AM EST

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China
•  Hong Kong Finds Another Case of Bird Flu (Link)
•  Chicken vendors fail to make festive killing (Link)
•  H5N1 found in 2nd dead bird in Hong Kong (Link)

India
•  Docs on alert over avian deaths (Link)

United States
•  CA:  in the News Nation & World - Health & Science section State's 1st flu death is Kern Co. man (Link)
•  KS: Season's first flu cases confirmed in Kansas (Link)
•  MO: Workplace Productivity Slows as Seasonal Sicknesses Surge (Missouri) (Link)

Research
•  Which animal species are most likely to get flu? (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Hidden Novel Influenza Pandemic (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Novel trH1N1 Case In Wisconsin Raises Pandemic Concerns (Link)
•  US: Why we're not prepared for a flu pandemic (Link)


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News Reports for December 23, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 18, 2010 at 22:41:46 PM EST

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China
•  Dead Chicken in Hong Kong Confirmed to Have Bird Flu Virus (Link)
•   Hong Kong bird tests positive for bird flu  (Link)

Ecuador
•  Ecuador alert on rise in cases of influenza A (H1N1) (Link)

Egypt
•  115 of bird flu child at the age of 11 years  (Link)
•  Egypt produces avian flu vaccine (Link)

Japan
•  White-naped crane also suspected of bird flu infection in Kagoshima (Link)

United Kingdom
•  NHS helpline 'at breaking point' (Link)
•  New swine-flu discovery by Wales-based panel (Link)
•  Relenza and Tamiflu out of stock as demand rockets (Link)
•  Swine flu outbreak at prison (Link)

United States
•  Indiana reports state's 1st flu death of season (Link)

Research
•  Severe swine flu may be helped with chemotherapy (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Alaming Rate of Severe H1N1 Cases In UK (Link)


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News Reports for December 23, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Dec 18, 2009 at 22:59:58 PM EST

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Brazil
•  Autopsies Reveal Three Patterns of H1N1 Death (Link)

Canada
•  Antiviral-resistant H1N1 flu found in Manitoba child (Link)

China
•  China reports 91 more deaths from A/H1N1 flu (Link)
•  Hong Kong reports 50th death from influenza A/H1N1 (Link)

Egypt
•  CIDRAP: Egypt reports 90th H5N1 case (Link)

Georgia
•  7 Lethal Cases of H1N1 Reported in Georgia (ex-soviet Geogia) (Link)

India
•  23 swine flu deaths in India take toll to 815  (Link)

Malaysia
•  Malaysian Travellers With ILI Symptoms Advised To Seek Immediate Treatment (Link)

Switzerland
•  Tamiflu-resistant H1N1 detected (Link)

Taiwan
•  Disease Control Expert Concerned about Mutation of H1N1 Virus (Link)

Thailand
•  Thailand reports one more death from A/H1N1 flu (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine Flu Boy Survives Life Saving Operation (Link)

United States
•  CIDRAP: CDC sets sights on getting pandemic vaccine to adults (Link)
•  FL: H1N1 Vaccine Side Effect Strikes Man (Link)
•  PA: (1) New Death in Blair Co reported 11/14/09 (Link)

General
•  H1N1 Influenza May Increase Maternal Deaths (login required to read the article) (Link)
•  The World Health Organization estimated at 11,516 fatalities in the world for influenza A (translated) (Link)
•  Other viruses abound in flu season, tests show (Link)
•  NEJM: Intravenous Zanamivir for Oseltamivir-Resistant 2009 H1N1 Influenza (Link)
•  Swine Flu Hits Pregnant Women, Kids Hardest  (Link)
•  Swine flu deadlier in children than seasonal flu (Link)
•  Vaccines enjoy renaissance in pharma industry  (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Emergence and Evolution of Pandemic Tamiflu Resistance (Link)

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News Reports for December 23

by: AlohaOR

Mon Dec 22, 2008 at 23:43:09 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • India (West Bengal): H5N1 spread to fourth Malda block (Recombinomics commentary)
  • UK:  Young adults suffer most in [this] flu outbreak
  • Bangladesh: Fresh outbreak of bird flu detected
  • Democratic Republic of Congo: Undiagnosed disease
  • Bangladesh: Confirmed H5N1 spread accelerates in Bangladesh (Recombinomics commentary)
  • Belgium: Bird flu detected in Belgian farms
  • Glaxo prepares work force for worst-case flu scenario
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases: Experimental infection of dogs with avian-origin canine influenza A virus (H3N2) (South Korea)
  • EID: Personal protective equipment and risk for avian influenza (H7N3) (UK)
  • EID: Avian influenza virus (H5N1) in human [in 2007], Laos
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News Reports for December 23

by: AlohaOR

Sun Dec 23, 2007 at 00:32:37 AM EST

Summary of News for December 22, 2007
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Daily Kos: Flu Stories: H5N1 in 2007 - Situation Stable, Continued Surveillance Called For (Fluwiki Diary here)
  • Philippines: Parañaque, MIAA upgrade hospital vs bird flu, other diseases
  • Alabama: Getting better prepared
  • Indonesia - Teaching kids about H5N1 bird flu virus
  • India - WHO lab at Haffkine to fight avian flu
  • Avian/Pandemic Influenza - Be prepared to use the hot mic to counter pandemics
  • H2N3 - The mutated influenza pig virus story
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates ready to deal with bird flu threat
Australia
•   Food lifeboat gets another plug (Link)
Iceland
•   Iceland directorate of health imports bird flu vaccine (Link)
Indonesia
•   Jakarta clears four of bird flu in cluster probe (Link)
•   Tests dismiss 6 Indonesians infected by bird flu virus (Link)
Jordan
•   Maximum state of alert [against Saudi bf] (Link)
Kuwait
•   Falcons declared free of bird flu virus, allowed to be brought into country (Link)
Niger
•    French journalists 'reporting on BF' arrested (Link)
Poland
•   Poland reports new outbreak in poultry (Link)
Portugal
•   Partridges culled due to [low path?] H5 virus (Link)
United States
•   Multi-drug resistant Salmonellosis in ground beef, recall issued (Link)
•   Congress slashes pandemic preparedness funding (Link)
•   Recall of Fancy Blue Lake Cut Green Beans for botulism (Link)
•   Time magazine cites bird flu vaccine as top medical development of 2007 (Link)
•   Massachusetts slow to acquire flu drugs (Link)
•   Virginia: Milder type of flu hits Central Va (Link)
General
•   Effect Measure: WHO's new spin on human to human bird flu transmission (Link)
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News Reports for December 23

by: AnnieB

Sat Dec 23, 2006 at 02:20:57 AM EST

News Stories added TODAY
(Open this Diary to read the stories in full)
  • New bird flu outbreaks in Vietnam
  • Indonesia: thousands of birds in Aceh affected by AI
  • Crawford Killian: "Stopped worring about Avian Flu?"
  • Egypt: Two people hospitalised after testing positive for H5N1
  • Nepal: World Bank to grant $18.2m for flu control project
  • USA: Schools to be used for hospital overflow in MA
  • Egypt: possible family cluster

Summary of News for December 22 2006

Japan
    •   Japan may announce recommendation for public to store food (see News Diary for story - subscription site)
    •   Summary of Pandemic Preparedness Action Plan of the Japanese Government (Link)
Nigeria
    •   More Nigerian states hit by bird flu (Link)
Europe
    •   Eurosurveillance: HPAI A/H5N1 - update and overview for 2006 (Link)
USA
    •   Alabama: Six area children with flu on life support (Link)
General
    •   Lancet on Pandemic Flu (could kill 62 million)(Link)
    •   Other articles on Lancet article (Link, link and link)
    •   Full text and Podcast with Prof. Murray (Link)

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