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December 3

News Reports for December 3, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 22:02:05 PM EST

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

•  British Columbia: Bird flu kills thousands of birds near Canada, US border (Link

•  Nearly 1,000 black-headed gulls die in suspected poisoning (Link
•  H7N9 avian influenza cases reported in Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces (Link

•  Egypt steps up bird flu precautions (H5N1) (Link

•  Ghana's Noguchi Centre Investigates Another Suspected Ebola Case (Link

•  Kerala: Mass death of ducks in Kottayam (H5N1) (Link

•  Star statistician Hans Rosling takes on Ebola (Link
•  U.S. sailors see life and death in Ebola blood tests (Link

Saudi Arabia
•  CIDRAP: Saudi Arabia reports new MERS case as WHO confirms 18 (Link
•  Saudi MOH: '2 New Confirmed Corona Cases Recorded', Dec. 3, 2014 (Link
•  Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - Saudi Arabia Disease outbreak news 2 December 2014 (Link

United Kingdom
•  Association calls for decisive lockdowns in future AI outbreaks (Link
•  Tony Redmond: the NHS medic leading the fight against ebola (Link

United States
•  MA: Massachusetts hospital treating possible Ebola patient (Link
•  Report: Suspected Ebola Case At MGH Is Malaria (Link
•  Should Boston Worry About Ebola? An MGH Doctor Explains the Risk (Link
•  Dr. Nancy Snyderman on violating Ebola quarantine: 'I'm very sorry' (Link
•  At N.I.H., Obama Stresses Need to Keep Funding Fight Against Ebola (Link
•  Fact Sheet: Update on the Ebola Response (Link
•  Senate passes bill to prioritize Ebola treatments (Link
•  "What's New" [at the US CDC] Ebola 2014 West Africa Outbreak (Link

•  US: CIDRAP: CDC -- Link between polio-like illness and EV-D68 looks likely
•  Here's How to Remove Ebola Waste From a Hospital (Link
•  Discovery of potential drugs for human-infecting H7N9 virus containing R294K mutation (Link
•  Controversies in Hospital Infection Prevention: Potential Risks and Benefits of Gain-of-Function Research - December 15-16 (Link

•  CIDRAP: WHO: Flu activity increasing in Pacific islands, parts of the Americas (Link
•  CIDRAP: MSF pushes for more agile, hands-on approach to Ebola battle (Link
•  New Concerns Over Response to Ebola Crisis (Link
•  2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa - Case Counts (Link
•  Ebola response roadmap - Situation report 3 December 2014 (Link
•  1 December 2014: virtual press briefing on Ebola (Link
•  ProMED Reports, December, 3, 2014 (Link
•  Ebola Deeply: Ebola: The Executive Summary, 12/03 (Link
•  Ebola Response: Where Are We Now? MSF Briefing Paper December 2014 (Link
•  UPMC Center for Health Security - Ebola - Health Security Headlines - Today's Headlines: December 2, 2014 (Link

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News Reports for December 3, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 01, 2013 at 16:31:58 PM EST

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• New South Wales: Christmas egg shortage expected after bird flu outbreak (Link)

• Hong Kong on Alert After Woman Catches Bird Flu (Link)
• Hong Kong Gets First Case of Avian Flu Virus (Link)
• Hong Kong confirms fist case of H7N9 bird flu (Link)
• Hong Kong: Three additional overseas cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome closely monitored by DH (Link)
• Hong Kong places 17 people in isolation, scores under watch amid H7N9 bird flu scare (Link)
• Hong Kong gets its first case of deadly H7N9 bird flu (Link)
• Hong Kong sees its first human case of H7N9 bird flu (Link)
• 17 quarantined over Hong Kong bird flu (Link)

• Indonesian Maid in Critical Condition as HK Confirms First Human H7N9 Bird Flu Case (Link)

• CIDRAP: Nearly 10,000 poultry destroyed in H5N3 avian flu outbreak in Netherlands (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• Baby born to Mers victim who died in Abu Dhabi 'not infected' (Link)
• Mers-CoV: Pregnant Woman Dies after Delivery in UAE's First Virus Death (Link)

•  1950s Pandemic Influenza Virus Remains a Health Threat, Particularly to Those Under 50 (Link)

• CIDRAP: MERS-CoV: UAE reports cases, Qatar finds infected camels (Link)
• Abu Dhabi, Qatar see further MERS virus deaths (Link)
• Mers virus kills more in Qatar, and infects a family of three in the UAE (Link)

• Recombinomics: Hong Kong H7N9 Case(s) Raise Concerns (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Hong Kong - Steering Committee Reconvenes On H7N9 (Link)

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News Reports for December 3, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 13:43:23 PM EST

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• Gujarat: 38 cranes dead; avian flu back? (Link)

United States
• ProMED: Influenza (109): USA update (Link)
• U. S. Flu Season Starts Early (Link)
• Health leaders: Could be bad year with an earlier-than-normal flu season and more severe illness (Link)
• U.S. flu season gets strong early start (Link)

• Stop touching your face to avoid flu: Study (Link)

• ProMED: Influenza (108): Europe update (Link)
• CIDRAP: Two Jordan cases in April shift novel coronavirus picture (Link)

• RecombinomicsFatal Novel Beta Coronavirus HCW Cluster In Jordan (Link)

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News Reports for December 3, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 16:57:11 PM EST

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United States
•  Vaccine virus for novel H3N2 based on 2010 swine flu strain (Link)

•  Flu Research Dangers Unreported (Link)

•  Flu activity stuck in low gear in most countries (Link)

•  Recombinomics: WHO Issues Pandemic H3N2pdm11 CDC PCR Kit Guidance (Link)

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News Reports for December 3, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 27, 2010 at 20:28:53 PM EST

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•  Bird flu in Azerbaijan? (Link)

•  Youth succumbs to flu (Link)
•  Beware! it's a season of viral infections  (Link)

•  CIDRAP: Avian flu on Japanese chicken farm identified as H5 (Link) OIE REport (Link)

South Korea
•  S. Korea Halts Poultry Imports From Japan On Bird Flu (Link)

United States
•  AZ: Flu confirmed in Page, Flagstaff (Link)
•  GA: CDC: High Flu-Like Activity in Georgia  (Link)

•  Hanoi Moi (Link)

•  Study: Airborne particles from coughs can carry flu viruses (Link)
•  US-Japanese partnership to develop cell-based H5N1 vaccine in Japan (Link)

•  Recombinomics: Genetic Linkage of Human trH1N1 trH1N2 trH3N2 (Link)

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News Reports for December 3, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 27, 2009 at 22:39:13 PM EST

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•  Mikalai Shaulau: We have faced completely inexplicable illness. WHO's aid is needed urgently (Link)

•  Hong Kong reports new death from influenza A/H1N1 (Link)

•  Egypt announces the death of case No. 23 swine flu to a pregnant woman from Aswan (translated) (Link)

•  Pune; toll mounts to 118 (Link)

•  New H1N1 death toll figure (translated) (Link)

•  Netherlands reports mutant swine flu death (Link)

North Korea
•  Swine flu hits North Korea border area (Link)

•  Two more deaths due to A(H1N1) virus (Link)

United Kingdom
•  HPA Weekly Update 3rd December 2009 (Link)
•  Pandemic 2009 England (Link)

United States
•  Novartis opens first US plant (Link) (Link)
•  CA: Third inmate dies of swine flu (Link)
•  FL: Flu almost kills girl despite negative tests (Link)
•  OR: only up 11 hospitalizations, but 4 more deaths in three days (Link)
•  PA: 3rd swine flu death in Montco (Link)
•  PA: (2) New Deaths on PA DOH Website for 12.03.09 (Link)

•  H1N1 & H5N1 could form deadly cocktail: health official (Link)

•  Environmental Stresses Increase Risk of H5N1 Outbreak (Link)
•  Tamiflu-resistant flu not spreading more widely - WHO (Link)
•  H1N1 malware epidemic is more contagious than real deal (Link)

•  CIDRAP: Resistant flu clusters warrant greater vigilance, treatment tweaks (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Tamiflu Resistant Cluster in Maryland / Virginia USA (Link)
•  Recombinomics: 446 Dead in Ukraine - D225G and Deaths Spread (Link)

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News Reports for December 3

by: AlohaOR

Tue Dec 02, 2008 at 23:47:48 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • India: Assam on alert after bird flu spreads to new areas
  • India: Authorities prepare to cull thousands of chickens in Assam
  • "The Broad-Spectrum Treatment of Biological Weapons and Emerging Pandemic Threats Report" released by Aethlon Medical (press release)
  • US: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology to conduct NanoViricides animal studies against bird flu (press release)
  • Turkey: 5 hospitalized due to suspected AI in Ortaklar Village
  • India corn futures seen down as bird flu hits demand
  • Turkey: Official warns citizens against purchasing unlicensed poultry and dairy products
  • China: 800 chickens reported dead in Anshun
  • Ivory Coast: Concerned about avian flu, poultry farmers diversify with rabbits
  • Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections
  • Bird flu makes mallards thin, study finds
  • Vietnam 2004-5 (via EID): neither tamiflu nor steroids improved mortality
  • Brazil: South African dies of suspected arenavirus in Rio
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News Reports for December 3

by: Nimbus

Mon Dec 03, 2007 at 00:17:47 AM EST

Summary of news for December 2, 2007
•   Man dies of bird flu in China: report (Link)
•   Ministry of Health denies bf rumors (Link)
•   Turkeys in Poland test positive for bird flu (Link)
•   Bird Flu virus found in meat in shops in north Poland (Link)
Saudia Arabia
•   Turkeys in Poland test positive for bird flu (Link)
•   Saudi moves to curb bird flu (Link)
•   Ebola Outbreak Rocking Uganda (Link)
•   Bird flu causes a goose fat shortage for shops (Link)
United States
•   Arizona: Emergency Planning Committee receives bioterrorism update (Link)
•   Detecting Human-to-Human Transmission of H5N1 (Link)
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News Reports for December 3

by: Nimbus

Sun Dec 03, 2006 at 02:25:22 AM EST

Summary of News for December 2 2006

(From WHO as of 29 Nov - latest update)

Total human cases worldwide 258, deaths 154 (2006 – 111 with 76 deaths)

The Webster-Govorkova piece below was reviewed by Effect Measure here.

...the Commentary by Robert Webster and Elena Govorkova that accompanies the two papers is a model of clarity and a stunning summary of where we are at this moment. Hardly a word of the 1600 word essay is wasted.
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