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December 31

News Reports for December 31, 2013

by: NewsDiary

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

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

China
• Hong Kong: Man treated for H9N2 in HK (Link)
• Hong Kong: Border crosser arrives carrying bird flu (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (164): China (HK) H9N2 (Link)
• Hong Kong: Patient with respiratory symptoms tests negative for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Link)
• Hong Kong: Epidemiological investigation and follow-up actions by CHP on confirmed human case of avian influenza A(H9N2) (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• 6 new cases of Mers virus hit Saudi Arabia, UAE (Link)
• WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update (Link)

Taiwan
• Taiwan reports 2nd case of imported H7N9 in 2013 (update) (Link)

United States
•  Influenza (72): USA, seasonal influenza spreading (Link)
• CA: Flu season: 71 cases of Influenza A in Washoe County (Link)
• ID: Idaho records first flu-related death of season (Link)
• MS: Mississippi Health dept. reports child's death from flu (Link)
• NV: Flu season: 71 cases of Influenza A in Washoe County (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: Caribbean chikungunya outbreak grows, poses threat to US (Link)
• Arthritis Patients: Get Your Flu Shots New guidelines advise flu and pneumonia shots even for those who take immune-suppressing meds. (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Silent Spread of H1N1 RBD Change L194I (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: A Bit More On Taiwan's Imported H7N9 Case (Link)


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News Reports for December 31, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 30, 2012 at 21:28:34 PM EST

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Canada
• Ontario: Surge in Ontario flu cases reported by doctors (Link)
• Ontario: Woman suffering flu-like symptoms dies on Via Rail passenger train, three others taken to hospital (Link)
• Ontario: Influenza outbreak persists at hospital (Midland) (Link)

Palestine
• Palestinian health official: Swine flu outbreak kills 9 people, infects hundreds (Link)

United States
• Flu cases hit record level in Central Florida (Link)
• MA: Flu hitting Central Mass. early, hard (Link)
• OH: Flu outbreak hits Ohio earlier than in previous years (Link)

Yemen
• Yemen health officials on alert after five deaths from H1N1 virus (Link)

General
• ProMED:  Avian influenza, human (64): 2012 case count (Link)


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News Reports for December 31, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 24, 2011 at 17:45:04 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  658 farms in Khulna on bird flu alert (Link)

China
•  China bird flu victim dies in Shenzhen city (Link)
•  A Chinese Man Reported to Have Died of Bird Flu (translated) (Link)

India
•  Uttar Pradesh district bans poultry imports from Nepal (Link)

Mexico
•  In Guerrero, 118 deaths from respiratory diseases (translated) (Link)
•  Puebla and Tlaxcala reported increased presence of H1N1 virus (translated) (Link)

Taiwan
•  Taiwan govt warns public to be on guard against flu (Link)

United States
•  WA: Flu season is expected to pick up (Link)

Zimbabwe
•  Bulawayo: MDC senator for Mabutweni dies of bird flu (Link)
•  Madzorera denies bird flu death (Link)
•  MDC-T senator died of 'stress' (Link)

General
•  WHO 'deeply concerned' by deadly flu research (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Critical H5N1 Case In Shenzen China (Link)
•  Helen Branswell: Flu Factories (Link)
•  WebMD Editorial: Mutant Bird Flu - "Playing with Fire" (Link)


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News Reports for December 31, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 26, 2010 at 20:36:28 PM EST

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Canada
•  Montreal's two children's hospitals hit by winter flu (Link)
•  British Columbia: 3 Surrey prisoners infected with H1N1 (Link)

Pakistan
•  Avian influenza virus H9 (Link)

South Korea
•  S Korea confirms outbreak of H5N1 in two provinces (Link)
•  Confirm Bird Flu Outbreak South Korea (Link)
•  After Foot-Mouth Disease, Avian Influenza was the issuance of (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Flu deaths spark ad campaign return (Link)

United States
•  CDC: Flu season picks up, widespread in 5 states (Link)

General
•  CIDRAP: Flu activity up globally, in US, and notably in UK (Link)
•  Swine flu: is it too late to vaccinate? (Link)

Research
•  Study finds antiviral resistance in US pandemic 2009 H1N1 cases rare (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Three Unsubtypable Influenza Reported In Pennsylvania (Link)
•  Recombinomics: UK H1N1 ICU Cases Spike To 738 (Link)


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News Reports for December 31 2009

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 26, 2009 at 10:41:32 AM EST

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Bulgaria
•  Bulgaria Still Suffering over Swine Flu (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong: Dead magpie suspected to have H5 virus (Link)
•  Delay pregnancy to avoid flu risk: Ministry (Link)

Czech Republic
•  Incidence of swine flu cases slows down (Link)

Egypt
•  129 swine flu cases, 3 new deaths (translated) (Link)

France
•  Many H1N1 Cases Do Not Show Severe Symptoms (Link)

India
•  Four more succumb to swine flu (Link)
•  5 deaths due to swine flu in Chandigarh, 6 new cases (Link)

Indonesia
•  20 H5N1 cases reported in '09 (Link)

Japan
•  H1N1 vaccine death probe set (Link)

Romania
•  Romania reports 5 new A/H1N1 flu deaths (Link)

Scotland
•  Swine flu cases increase by 15% (Link)

United States
•  HHS to run H1N1 ad during Outback Bowl (Link)
•  US: CDC Weekly Influenza Update (Link)
•  UT:Another swine flu-related death reported in Utah (Link)

General
•  Short-term school closures may worsen flu pandemics (Link)
•  How contagious is H1N1? New study finds out (Link)
•  Swine flu still strong in E. Europe, Asia (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Ukraine Fatalities Spike to 698 - One Day Total 23 (Link)


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News Reports for December 31

by: AlohaOR

Tue Dec 30, 2008 at 23:31:48 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • India (Manipur): Special team of doctors
  • UK (London): Newham - Readiness for flu outbreak to take flight
  • US: Is a flu pandemic imminent? (blog)
  • US: Should the military be called in for natural disasters?
  • India (Uttar Pradesh): Lucknow - State moots bird flu testing lab
  • India: Assam state battling serious bird flu outbreak
  • China (Hong Kong): Toddler recovering from [H9N2] avian infection
  • Drug-resistant flu linked with pneumonia, Norwegian doctors say
  • China: Shenzhen says no further bf infections after infant [in Hong Kong]
  • Another flu paper that "unlocks the secret" of 1918 virus virulence (Effect Measure)
  • US: Obama transition question online
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News Reports for December 31

by: gardner

Mon Dec 31, 2007 at 00:20:40 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Bird flu death toll rises to 17 in Egypt
  • Some 2,600 fowls culled in northern Bangladesh
  • Politics and bird flu are not a good mix
  • Bird Flu Found in Pakistan
  • Saudi Arabia: Alarm Over Dead Pigeons in Jeddah
  • EGYPT - Teacher dying of suspected bird flu spreads panic in Amiriya [Cairo]
  • Egyptian Woman Dies of Bird Flu, Third in a Week [death toll rises to 18]
  • Pandemic influenza subtypes: end of the year musings
  • Bird Flu Still a Threat 10 Years After Leap to Humans
  • Woman dies of bird flu in Egypt, fourth in week-WHO
  • Bangladesh says bird flu infects to more farms
  • More information on deaths in Egypt
  • USA: The Business Council of Fairfield, CT, has Avian Flu Pandemic Planning Resources online
Summary of News for December 30, 2007
General
•   "The success of the Chinese vaccine for bird flu" (Link)
•   USA Today: Bird flu still a threat 10 years after leap to humans (Link)
China
•   China Baffled On How Latest Victims Got Bird Flu; Insists Human-To-Human Transmission Impossible (Link)
Egypt
•   EGYPT: Another death highlights avian flu threat (Link)
•   Egyptian woman dies of bird flu, 2nd in week (Link)
Gulf States
•   GULF STATES - Five-day bf workshop (Link)
Iran
•   IRAN - No bf in Iran say authorities (Link)
Japan
•   Japanese agency to help Myanmar in animal disease control (Link)
Vietnam
•   BF kills hundreds of ducks, chickens in Tra Vinh Provinc (Link)
•   Official urges tighter control on poultry trading (Link)
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News Reports For December 31

by: MaMa

Sat Dec 30, 2006 at 23:30:41 PM EST

The New Cases in Egypt III Diary can be used to add further information about the current situation
  - SIX new cases being tested

New stories posted TODAY
(Open this Diary to read more about the following reports)

  • Vietnam family tests negative for bird flu
  • USA: HHS Pandemic Influenza Implementation Plan
  • N. Korea builds hospital ward for possible human cases of bird flu
  • Jordan on alert for bird flu
  • Vietnam begins anti-bird flu campaign
  • US (New Jersey): District ready for flu outbreak
  • Germ-free shopping carts
  • 2004 data - study of ARI associated with Hajj
  • All six cases in Vietnam test negative
  • Six new cases being tested in Egypt

Summary of News for December 30 2006

Vietnam
    •  Six suspected bird flu cases in Mekong Delta (Link)
    •  Central Vietnam facing imminent bird flu threat (Link)
    •  Vietnamese family in hospital with bird flu symptoms (Link)
    •  H5N1 in birds: Vietnam- Hau Giang (Link)
    •   A map of Vietnam (Link)
China
    •  Hong Kong: Third case probed after pig farmer deaths (Link) and (Link)
USA
    •   Massachusetts: Flu pandemic bill stalled in Legislature (Link)
    •   Illness Aggravated Birmingham children's Flu cases (Link)
Saudi Arabia
    •  67 Indonesian hajj pilgrims die in Saudi (Link)
    •  General information on the Hajj (Link)
    •  Muslim pilgrims perform devil-stoning rite at haj (Link)

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