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December 29

News Reports for December 29

by: Nimbus

Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 22:54:39 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • China - Live chicken sales resume in Hong Kong
  • Fifth Anniversary of H5N1 Recombinomics Commentary
  • Congo - Ebola outbreak claims two more
  • USA - VA - Hampton schools update flu plan
  • USA - CT - Group discusses U.S. health care
  • Canada - Rates of hospital-acquired infection rising in Canada
  • Effect Measure: Today is bird flu's birthday
  • India - Bird Flu Spreads To New Areas In Assam
  • Phillippines - Deadlier than Ebola virus
  • Viet Nam - Bird flu found at two Vietnam poultry farms
  • Bahrain - Flu watchdog lab planned
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News Reports for December 29, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 28, 2013 at 22:30:31 PM EST

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

India
• More deaths, cases of swine flu in 2013; virus still prevalent (Link)

Sudan
• Undiagnosed deaths - Sudan: (ND) children, RFI (Link)

United States
• MA: Flu strikes Mass. amid H1N1 deaths (Link)
• PA: Flu activity now widespread in Pennsylvania (Link)
• PA: Flu cases rise; peak expected in late Jan. (Link)
• SC: Flu Cases Rise in South Carolina (Link)
• TN: Flu has hit statewide Cases in Tennessee are on the rise, but new vaccines are making it easier to stay healthy (Link)
• TX: Flu Cases Spike in Texas; 3 Dead in Longview (Link)

Vietnam
• Vietnam fears stronger virus strains amid bird flu resurgence (Link)

Research
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (163): H7N9 disease severity determinant (Link)

General
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (162): human-animal interface (Link)


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News Reports for December 29, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Tue Dec 25, 2012 at 19:09:13 PM EST

Reminder: Please do not post whole articles, just snippets and links, and do not post articles from the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Thanks!

Angola
• Cameron limiting visitors due to flu (Link)

Egypt
• CIDRAP: Diversity of H5N1 strains poses challenges for vaccination (Link)

Indonesia
• Tasikmalaya Bird Flu Alert (translated) (Link)

Norway
• Norwegian boy dies of swine flu infection (Link)

Palestine
• Nine succumb to swine flu in the West Bank (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: Duke health system curbs visitors amid North Carolina flu spike (Link)
• CO: 244 people hospitalized with flu in Colorado (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: Study tracks avian-origin H3N2 in China's dog populations (Link)
• CIDRAP: Study: Smooth sailing for self-administered LAIV flu vax (Link)

General
• CIDRAP:  H5N1 hits poultry in Bangladesh, Nepal (Link)
• CIDRAP: Survey in Southeast Asia finds flu vaccine sales low but rising (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Eight Adolescent Seasonal Flu Deaths In Week 51 FluView (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for December 29, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 24, 2011 at 17:44:33 PM EST

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Australia
•  Cases of Tamiflu-Resistant Flu Concern Experts (Link)

Canada
•  Farm workers urged to get flu shot (Link)

United Kingdom
•  HPA Influenza Surveillance graphs (Link)

United States
•  New Swine-Origin Flu Cases Reported (Link)
•  MA: Zoo Gives Gorillas Flu Shots...and Bananas For Their Trouble (Link)
•  VA: Tracking flu cases in Virginia (Link) Virginia Department of Health (Link)

Research
•  Your ZIP code could hold clues to your flu risk (Link)

General
•  Passengers Travel with Deadly Germs like E. coli, MRSA, H1N1 on Commercial Flights; Easy Ways to Protect Yourself Onboard (Link)
•  Europe: Surveillance for Avian Influenza (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1v H1N2v H3N2v Cases Dominate US Influenza Sequences (Link)
•  Editorial: Can bird flu research be put back in Pandora's box? (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 29, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 26, 2010 at 20:35:34 PM EST

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France
•  Two dead as flu cases widen in France (Link)

South Korea
•  Dead Teal Ducks With Bird Flu [H5N1] Strain (Link)
•  Suspected bird flu quarantines South Korean farm (Link)

Sri Lanka
•  Sri Lanka swine flu outbreak kills 22 (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine flu kills Queen's patient (Link)
•  Swine flu alert at hospital (Link)
•  GPs report flu cases rose again last week  (Link)
•  Cases of flu increase more than 40% (Link)
•  Hospital patient in swine flu death (Link)
•  Arrowe Park hospital suspends in-patient visiting to reduce spread of flu (Link)

General
•  Flu Activity on the Rise (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for December 29, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 26, 2009 at 10:40:55 AM EST

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France
•  Influenza A: hospitalized for a month, the young mother discovers her child at Christmas (translated) (Link)

India
•  Former Congress MP dies of swine flu in Pune  (Link)
•  India swine flu toll 880, over 25,000 infected (Link)
•  16 more swine flu deaths in India, toll rises to 898 (Link)

South Korea
•  Low pathogenic H5N2 in ducks (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine flu dominates health year (Link)

United States
•  PA: (1) New Death Added To PA DOH Website: York County (Link)

General
•  H1N1 pandemic poses big communications challenge for global health agency: Chan (Link)
•  WHO: May Take a Year to Conquer H1N1 Flu Pandemic (Link)
•  WHO chief says too early to say if swine flu pandemic has peaked (Link)
•  Vical Confirms Advantages of DNA Technology Platform With Vaccine for H1N1 Influenza (Link)
•  Survivalism Lite (Link)

Connentary
•  Recombinomics: D225G / D225N H1N1 in Case from Sweden (Link)
•  Recombinomics: The WHO Surprise on D225G / D225N H1N1 Fatalities (Link)


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News Reports for December 29

by: gardner

Sat Dec 29, 2007 at 00:53:09 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Bird flu hits Myanmar
  • Be prepared for upcoming flu season
  • Recombinomics Commentary: H5N1 False Negatives in Pakistan
  • Recombinomics Commentary:  H5N1 Under the Tamiflu Blanket
  • Cholera, dengue, bird flu on rise
  • Bangladesh: PIB training workshop on Bird Flu concludes in Barisal
  • USA (CO): Seasonal Flu Can Be Deadly For Elderly: Larimer County woman dies from flu
Summary of News for December 28, 2007
General
•   CIDRAP: European countries report more H5N1 in poultry (also mentions H5N2 in Dominican Republic) (Link)
Bahrain
•   Bahrain maps out plan to fight bird flu (Link)
Bangladesh
•   Bird flu infects Bangladesh farm, chickens culled (Link)
•   Press Institute of Bangladesh, workshop: Mass awareness a must to prevent bird flu disease (Link)
China
•   China: Bird Flu Patient Recovers (Link)
Dominican Republic
•   Dominican Republic reports H5N1 [sic - should be H5N2] avian influenza (Link)
Egypt
•   WHO confirms 2 human cases in Egypt (Link)
Indonesia
•   W. Jakarta authorities search for bird flu (Link)
Myanmar
•   Myanmar reports fresh bird flu case in Shan state (Link and Link)
Pakistan
•   WHO confirms inter-human bf transmission in Pakistan (Link)
•   Canada - Travel Advisory re Pakistan (Link)
Portugal
•   H5N1:  Portugal has anti-facing 2.5 millions of persons [machine translation] (Link)
Vietnam
•   WHO confirms 1 human case in Viet Nam (Link)
•   Vietnam: Airport bird flu drills brace for more outbreaks (Link)
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News Reports For December 29

by: MaMa

Thu Dec 28, 2006 at 23:28:44 PM EST

The New Cases in Egypt III Diary can be used to add further information about the current situation
  - 5 suspect cases negative, tests pending on 7 others

New stories posted TODAY
(Open this Diary to read more)

  • Cyprus: "No need to worry" about Egyptian bird flu
  • Jordan still vigilent against bird flu
  • Indonesia: Jakarta hopes to beat bird flu by end 2007
  • Bird Flu Cases Decline, Raising New Risk: Complacency
  • Tourist arrivals in Indonesia down due to terrorism, bird flu
  • Egypt faces grim bird flu situation
  • Mecca: Sick Pilgrims Well Taken Care Of
  • The vaccine to prevent every strain of flu
  • Avian Flu Tops ABC News Top 10 Health News Stories
  • An emergency meeting of the anti-"bird flu" Cairo Governorate (translation)
  • Vietnam Sets Up Checkpoints
  • Quake cuts off much of Asia Internet
  • Africa- Togo destroys poulty out of bird-flu fears
  • US: New York's language issues add challenge to emergency planning
  • Detailed Flu Virus Pictures May Help Fight Possible Pandemic
Summary of News for December 28 2006

Vietnam
    •  More fowls die in bird flu-hit Vietnamese province (Link)
    •  Third Vietnam province hit by bird flu outbreak (Link)
USA
    •  U.S. to Provide Emergency Assistance to Sumatran Flood Victims (Link)
    •  Illinois Revised Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Plan (Link)
    •  Seattle & King County Pandemic Flu Plan Update Released (no link)
UK
    •  Health experts braced for mass flu outbreak (Link)
    •  The vaccine to cure every strain of flu (Link)
Thailand
    •  Thailand stockpiles anti-bird flu drug (Link)
General
    •  Human Bird Flu Deaths in 2006 Exceed Prior Three Years Combined(Link)
    •  Human H5N1 Virus Replikin Count Overtakes Levels in H5N1 'Bird Flu' (press release) (Link)

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