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December 30

News Reports for December 30, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 28, 2013 at 22:30:55 PM EST

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

Canada
• Dozens hospitalized after nasty flu hits Calgary (Link)

China
• Hong Kong CHP: Epidemiological investigation and follow-up actions by CHP on confirmed human case of influenza A(H9N2) (Link)
• Bird flu subtype re-emerges in Hong Kong (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• ProMED: MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (105): Saudi Arabia, WHO, RFI (Link)

United States
• Swine flu sweeps across the nation as it takes hold in ten states - hitting the south the hardest (Link)
• ProMED: Influenza (72): USA, seasonal influenza spreading (Link)
• US flu activity keeps climbing (Link)
• KS: Flu season hitting early, hard in some places (Link)
• NC: Seven flu deaths reported in North Carolina (Link)
• TX: Flu season ramps up in Texas; More young people coming down with the flu Doctors report more patients between 18 and 49 years of age (Link)

General
• 4 reasons why pregnant women should consider the flu shot (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Spread of H1N1 Tamiflu Resistance In Sapporo Japan (Link)
• Crofsblogs: Saudi Arabia - MERS cases in a school? (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Hong Kong: Isolation & Treatment Of An H9N2 Patient (Link)


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News Reports for December 30, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 28, 2013 at 22:30:55 PM EST

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

Canada
• Dozens hospitalized after nasty flu hits Calgary (Link)

China
• Hong Kong CHP: Epidemiological investigation and follow-up actions by CHP on confirmed human case of influenza A(H9N2) (Link)
• Bird flu subtype re-emerges in Hong Kong (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• ProMED: MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (105): Saudi Arabia, WHO, RFI (Link)

United States
• Swine flu sweeps across the nation as it takes hold in ten states - hitting the south the hardest (Link)
• ProMED: Influenza (72): USA, seasonal influenza spreading (Link)
• US flu activity keeps climbing (Link)
• KS: Flu season hitting early, hard in some places (Link)
• NC: Seven flu deaths reported in North Carolina (Link)
• TX: Flu season ramps up in Texas; More young people coming down with the flu Doctors report more patients between 18 and 49 years of age (Link)

General
• 4 reasons why pregnant women should consider the flu shot (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Spread of H1N1 Tamiflu Resistance In Sapporo Japan (Link)
• Crofsblogs: Saudi Arabia - MERS cases in a school? (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Hong Kong: Isolation & Treatment Of An H9N2 Patient (Link)


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News Reports for December 30, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 29, 2012 at 21:12:21 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!

Canada
• Ontario: Passengers aboard Canadian train show flu-like symptoms, one dies (Link)
• Ontario: Woman with flu-like symptoms dies on Vancouver-Toronto train (Link)

Czech Republic
• Two Czech H1N1 flu patients in critical condition (Link)

Indonesia
• Government Should Anticipate Moving Soon New Kind of Bird Flu (translated) (Link)

Nepal
• ProMED: Avian influenza (70): Nepal (MM) H5N1, OIE (Link)

Norway
• Swine Flu Panic Spreads in Norway (Link)

Palestine
• Swine flu kills nine Palestinians (Link)

Republic of Ireland
• State agency issues flu alert urging those most at risk to get vaccinated (Link)

United Kingdom
• 10 Britons dead after getting flu vaccine (Link)

United States
• Early flu season could be severe, experts warn (Link)
• PA: Confirmed flu cases on the rise in Lancaster County (Link)

General
• Flu markers keep climbing in US and Europe (Link)


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News Reports for December 30, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 24, 2011 at 17:44:47 PM EST

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Australia
•  CIDRAP: Tamiflu-resistant pH1N1 reportedly on rise in Australia (Link)

Canada
•  Potent strain of flu gaining a foothold in British Columbia (Link)
•  British Columbia: Health Authorities Urging people To Get themselves Vaccinated Against Flu (Link)

China
•  Shenzhen: Chinese man critical with bird flu (Link)
•  Shenzhen: Deadly bird flu suspected in hospitalized Chinese man (Link)

Mexico
•  Detected seven new cases of H1N1 virus infection in Mexico (translated) (Link)

Myanmar
•  ProMED: Undiagnosed respiratory disease - Myanmar: (CH) RFI (Link)

Netherlands
•  CIDRAP: Study finds contact tracing of H1N1 plane passengers not effective (Link)

United States
•  MD: First Flu Case Of The Season Reported (Link)
•  NH: Flu Hits New Hampshire (Link)

General
•  Interview: Should Research Into the Dangerous Lab-Made Flu Virus Been Classified? (Link)
•  What Really Happened in Malta This September When Contagious Bird Flu Was First Announced? (Link)
•  WHO "Deeply Concerned" by Mutated Bird Flu Research (Link)


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News Reports for December 30, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 26, 2010 at 20:36:11 PM EST

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Egypt
•  WHO confirms 2 human H5N1 cases (1 fatal) (Link)

South Korea
•  S. Korea reports suspected case of bird flu  (Link)
•  Man dies of H1N1 in metro hospital (Link)
•  After foot-and-mouth, avian flu feared spreading (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Winter flu claims two more lives in Scotland  (Link)
•  Cornwall Hospital puts doctors on alert over flu (Link)
•  Flu deaths continue to increase (Link)
•  Next Steps on Flu Announced by Health Secretary (Link)
•  Flu deaths continue to rise (Link)
•  Influenza A in Oxford (Link)

United States
•  FL: Flu and flu-like illness rises ten-fold in Martin County (Link)

Research
•  Adjuvanted pandemic flu vaccine efficacious in children and young adults (Link)


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News Reports for December 30, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 26, 2009 at 10:41:14 AM EST

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Australia
•  Household Responses to Pandemic (H1N1) 2009-related School Closures, Perth, Western Australia (Link)

Cambodia
•  H5N1 in Cambodian poultry (Link)

Canada
•  N.B. man dead after contracting antiviral-resistant H1N1 (Link)

Chile
•  CIDRAP: Chile reports 3 H1N1 reinfections (Link) (Link)

Germany
•  Germany Aims to Cancel 50% of Swine Flu Shots, Ministry Says (Link)

India
•  2,000 dead birds set off (H5N1) flu fears in Bengal (Link)
•  2 more swine flu deaths in Chandigarh, 3 new cases (Link)
•  H1N1 flu: 1 dies, 62 fresh cases (Link)
•  Indian Govt reviews swine flu situation in rural areas (Link)
•  4-yr-old succumbs to H1N1 (Link)

Indonesia
•  Indonesia reports 20 H5N1 cases, 19 deaths for 2009 (Link and link)

Nepal
•  Nepal sounds alarm as H1N1 cases treble (Link)
•  Hospitals asked not to disclose swine flu deaths (Link)

North Korea
•  North Korea Seen Battling Wave of Flu (Link)

Pakistan
•  Surveillance on high alert (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Saudi swine flu deaths hit 124 (Link)

South Korea
•  Low pathogenic H5N2 in ducks (Link)

United States
•  MA: Severe H1N1 cases and asthma are linke (Link)
•  OR: Another batch of H1N1 vaccines is recalled  (Link)
•  PA: (1) New Death on PA DOH Website 12.28.09-BeaverCo (Link)

General
•  Novel diagnostic tool to speed up flu testing (Link)
•  5 reasons H1N1 is actually good for us (Link)
•  Q-Fever Outbreak (Link)
•  Severity of H1N1 Influenza Linked to Presence of Streptococcus Pneumoniae (Link)
•  WHO: A/H1N1 pandemic death toll rises to 12,220 (Link)
•  WHO chief yet to be vaccinated against swine flu (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Ukraine Fatalities Spike to 675 - Two Day Total 42 (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Fatal D225G / D225N H1N1 Co-Infections Raise Concerns (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Fatal H1N1 Tamiflu Resistance in New Brunswick Canada (Link)


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News Reports for December 30

by: Nimbus

Mon Dec 29, 2008 at 23:28:26 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • US-Japanese study finds genes for 1918 'Spanish flu' pandemic
  • 'Killer' Australian flu strain set to spread across UK, experts warn
  • Canada Advises Against Tamiflu for Seasonal Flu? Recombinomics Commentary
  • Ebola strikes Congo again
  • China - HK says baby girl infected by H9N2 bird flu strain
  • Canada - Cold comfort from Meals on Wheels
  • USA - NY - Drugmakers See Healthy Profits on Flu Pandemic Watch
  • UK - 8,000 could die if pandemic flu hits Wiltshire says NHS
  • India - Mass awareness campaign on against bird flu
  • India - Status Report on Avian Influenza in Assam and West Bengal as on 29.12.08
  • Killer Flu Hits Britain - NHS in crisis over worst flu outbreak for years
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News Reports for December 30

by: gardner

Sat Dec 29, 2007 at 23:34:50 PM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Japanese agency to help Myanmar in animal disease control
  • Vietnam: BF kills hundreds of ducks, chickens in Tra Vinh Province
  • Vietnam: Official urges tighter control on poultry trading
  • EGYPT: Another death highlights avian flu threat
Summary of News for December 29, 2007
General
•   Be prepared for upcoming flu season (Link)
•   Recombinomics Commentary: H5N1 Under the Tamiflu Blanket (Link)
•   Cholera, dengue, bird flu on rise (Link)
Bangladesh
•   Bangladesh: PIB training workshop on Bird Flu concludes in Barisal (Link)
Myanmar
•   Bird flu hits Myanmar (Link)
Pakistan
•   Recombinomics Commentary: H5N1 False Negatives in Pakistan (Link)
United States
•   Colorado: Seasonal Flu Can Be Deadly For Elderly: Larimer County woman dies from flu (Link)
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News Reports For December 30

by: MaMa

Sat Dec 30, 2006 at 00:35:48 AM 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

News stories posted TODAY
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)

  • Vietnam: SIX suspected cases of bird flu (human) in Mekong Delta
  • Central Vietnam facing imminent bird flu threat
  • Hong Kong: Third case probed after pig farmer deaths
  • H5N1 in birds: Vietnam- Hau Giang
  • Massachusetts: Flu pandemic bill stalled in Legislature
  • Alabama USA: underlying medical conditions aggravated Birmingham childrens flu cases
  • 67 Indonesian hajj pilgrims die in Saudi

Summary of News for December 29 2006

Cyprus
    •  "No need to worry" about Egyptian bird flu (Link)
Jordan
    •   Jordan still vigilant against bird flu (Link)
Indonesia
    •  Jakarta hopes to beat bird flu by end 2007 (Link)
    •  Tourist arrivals in Indonesia down due to terrorism, bird flu (Link)
Egypt
    •  Egypt faces grim bird flu situation (Link)
    •  An emergency meeting of the anti-"bird flu" Cairo Governorate (translation) (Link)
Saudi Arabia
    •  Mecca: Sick Pilgrims Well Taken Care Of (Link)
    •  12 Nigerians die in Hajj (Link) and (Link)
    •  Patient data from the 2004 Hajj for reference (Link)
Africa
    •  Togo destroys poulty out of bird-flu fears (Link)
    •  Fresh outbreak of avian influenza has been reported in Nigeria (Dec.21) (Link)
Vietnam
    •  Vietnamese Family in Hospital with BF Symptoms (Link)
    •  Vietnam Sets Up Checkpoints (Link)
Thailand
    •  Avian Influenza surveillance in human, As at December 26, 2006 (Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Diseases Control, Ministry of Public Health) (Link)
    •  Bird flu spreads in Vietnam's Mekong delta (Link)
    •  Thailand stockpiles anti-bird flu drug during winter (Link)
UK
    •  The vaccine to cure every strain of flu (Link)
USA
    •  Avian Flu Tops ABC News Top 10 Health News Stories (Link)
    •  New York's language issues add challenge to emergency planning (Link)
General
    •  Bird Flu Cases Decline, Raising New Risk: Complacency (Link)
    •   Detailed Flu Virus Pictures May Help Fight Possible Pandemic (Link)
    •  Quake cuts off much of Asia Internet (Link)

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