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December 25

News Reports for December 25, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 21, 2013 at 20:21:06 PM EST

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• Flu clinics reopened as H1N1 cases soar in Alberta (Link)
• Alberta Health Services confirms one H1N1 death in Edmonton and one death in Calgary (Link)
• Number of confirmed H1N1 cases in Edmonton nearly doubles in one week (Link)

South Africa
• ProMED: Avian influenza (103): South Africa (EC) ostrich, LPAI H7N1, OIE (Link)

United States
• CDC Health Alert Network: Notice to Clinicians: Early Reports of pH1N1-Associated Illnesses for the 2013-14 Influenza Season (Link)
• CO: Five hospitalized due to influenza virus (Link)
• GA: Flu on the Rise Locally (Link)
• IL: Flu activity builds in Illinois (Link)
• PA: Flu season may be near in Erie County (Link)
• SD: SD health official: Rapid City hit hard with flu (Link)
• TX: ProMED - Influenza (70): USA (TX) H1N1 (Link)
• TX: Number of confirmed flu cases in Central Texas continues to climb (Link)

• FYI: Did Dinosaurs Get The Flu? (Link)
• Genetic clue to fighting new strains of flu (Link)
• Male Hormone Reduces Effectiveness of Flu Vaccine - Study (Link)

• The Deadliest Potential Pandemics Facing The World Right (Link)

• Avian Flu Diary: CDC HAN Advisory On Early pH1N1 Influenza Activity (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for December 25, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 23:56:09 PM EST

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• New South Wales: Bird flu danger finally passes (Link)

Bird flu in Gazipur (Link)

• Low-Path Bird Flu Reported in Germany (Link)

• Maharashtra: Dengue, H1N1 claimed 47 lives in 2012 (Link)

Bird flu reported in Kathmandu for first time in 3 years (Link)

United States
• USA Today Report: Health roundup - Early flu season is in full swing (Link)
• NJ: Flu hits North Jersey (Link)
• WI: Flu season under way in region (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for December 25, 2011 (Ho-ho-ho!)

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 24, 2011 at 17:43:24 PM EST

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•   NCDC team advises health officials how to fight H5N1 virus (Link)

United States
•  CDC: We are tracking swine flu virus in five states and we expect more (Link)
•  US identifies new swine flu patients (Link)

•  Children and the Flu (Link)

•  Recombinomics: More CDC Curious Comments On trH3N2 In US Swine (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Sustained trH3N2 Transmission In West Virginia (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 25, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 18, 2010 at 22:42:14 PM EST

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•  Egypt reports bird flu death case (Link)

Sri Lanka
•  Pregnant mother dies of A1H1N1 (Link)
•  ProMED: Influenza (24): Sri Lanka (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Serious flu cases on the rise in the UK (Link)
•  Hospitals running normally despite flu outbreak (Link)
•  Royal Berks Hospital stay away flu warning  (Link)
•  Flu surge alarms doctors as virus hits children (Link)

United States
•  CIDRAP: US among countries reporting rise in flu activity (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 25, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Dec 18, 2009 at 23:00:27 PM EST

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•  Initial trial use of A/H1N1 vaccine for children below 3 shows no severe adverse reactions: ministry (Link)

•  Health Minister orders for an audit into swine flu deaths (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Nicola Sturgeon: 'Third wave' on way as swine flu kills 57th Scot (Link)

United States
•  Pfizer H1N1 Vaccine Approved (for swine) (Link)
•  PA: H1N1 update (Link)

•  'Rapidly fatal' H1N1 flu (Link)
•  WHO Reports More than 11,516 Swine Flu Deaths Worldwide (Link)

•  Recombinomics: D225G/D225N H1N1 Fatal Cluster in San Lois Potosi Mexico (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 25 (Ho, ho, ho!)

by: AlohaOR

Wed Dec 24, 2008 at 23:57:31 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • India: Vector map not drawn a year on
  • Vietnam faces risk of bird flu recurrence: official
  • UK: Surging flu cases may herald tough season in England
  • South Africa: Two new SA cholera cases suspected
  • Democratic Republic of Congo: Nine die, dozens infected by suspected haemorrhagic fever
  • Egypt: Veterinarian & family admitted to bird flu ward in hospital
  • Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola confirmed
  • Thailand: Japan grants half-million birdflu antiviral Tamiflu pills to Thailand
  • Viet Nam: Localities urged to strengthen bird flu prevention
  • India: Ramadoss asks states to gear up to deal with bird flu
  • India: Poultry prices sail northward
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News Reports for December 25

by: AlohaOR

Tue Dec 25, 2007 at 00:41:11 AM EST

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

  • Pro-med:The epizootic of HPAI H5N1 in Saudi Arabia is spreading; 38 outbreaks  have been recorded so far
  • New swine flu virus has genes from avian flu
  • Virginia: Flu-shot clinic coming to King George
  • Canada:"Ontario is not prepared to handle an infectious disease outbreak
  • Russia -  Bird flu outbreak in south Russia spreads (3 stories)
  • Azerbaijan refutes information on death of wild birds
  • Philippines, Singapore, Brunei - only bf-free countries in SE Asia
  • Indonesian woman dies from bird flu
  • UAE bans poultry from Brandenburg (Germany)
  • Niger - Update on French journalists
  • Germany, 3rd case (in birds) in 10 days
  • Vietnam suspects bird flu killed young child
Summary of News for December 24, 2007
•   Turkey-raising family survives through generations (Link)
•   China completes testing of possible human bird-flu vaccine  (Link, Link and Link)
•   Christmas fever (spirit) grips Tema residents (Link)
•   Live poultry sale banned (Link)
•   No bird flu this year (Link)
•   Government still probing deaths from bird flu (Link)
•   Two wards reopen following norovirus outbreak (Link)
United States
•   A presidential science debate? (Link)
Viet Nam
•   Bird flu temporarily contained (Link)
•   Flu vaccine in powder form (Link)
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News Reports For December 25

by: MaMa

Mon Dec 25, 2006 at 02:49:02 AM EST

News Stories posted TODAY
(Open this Diary to read about these stories)
  • Vietnam decodes bird flu virus genes
  • Europe: Bird flu threat may warm up in winter
  • Egypt: Second death in family reported (15 y.o. female) and ninth overall
  • Nigeria: Bird flu may reappear in Kano
  • South Korea: porous bird flu quarantine sparks concern

The News Cases in Egypt II Diary can be used to add further information about the current situation.

Summary of News for December 24 2006

South Korea
    •  South Korea slaughters thousands of pigs to stem spread of bird flu (Link)
    •  Thousands of pigs slaughtered in Korea near bird flu site (Link)
    •  70 Dead, 200,000 homeless in Indonesian floods (Link)
    •  Alternative source for info on the above report (Link)
    •  Three in Egypt family test positive (Link)
    •  Eighth Egyptian dies of bird flu - WHO (Link)
    •  Egyptian woman dies of bird flu as 2 other family members battle the disease (Link)
    •  Egypt Bird Flu website (Link)
    •  A new death condition after its injury by the bird flu virus in Egypt (translation) (Link)
    •  Egypt: 2 new human cases of bird flu in Al Gharbiyah (Link)
    •  Eighth bird flu death reported in Egypt (Link)
    •  The eighth event of the death of avian influenza (translation) (Link)
    •  No case of bird flu in Islamic Republic of Iran (Link)
    •  Understanding sensitivity and specificity with the right side of the brain(Link)

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