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February 12

News Reports For February 12

by: MaMa

Mon Feb 12, 2007 at 00:52:51 AM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Turkish baby cleared of bird flu infection
  • UK bird flu test result due by Tuesday: EU official
  • Hungarian Turkey Found Not To Be Source Of Bird Flu
  • Update on Turkey: 3 people test negative for bird flu amid outbreak in Turkish village
  • South Korea: new case (6th case)of the deadly avian influenza was detected in Ansong, Gyeonggi Province on Saturday
  • Four Turkish villages quarantined over bird flu fear
  • The UN Notices On Propagation Of Bird Influenza Between The Population Of Nigeria (translation from Spanish)
  • EU talks attempting to solve mystery of bird flu outbreak
  • China- Early spring makes bird flu prevention a tougher task: agriculture official
  • USA- FDA restricts use of antibiotic (Ketek/telithromycin)
  • UK: Government says cooked meat from bird flu-hit plant are safe
  • UK: Call for ban on foreign poultry meat
  • UK: Bird flu farm set to be restocked
Summary of News for February 11 2007
Indonesia
    •   Indonesian with bird flu dies (Link)
    •   Bird flu virus kills Indonesian (two neighbors showing symptoms) (Link)
    •   Death toll at 65 as two more Indonesians die from bird flu (Link)
United Kingdom
    •    Grubby scandal shames our poultry industry ( no Link)
    •    If bird flu grips the nation, doctors will need guns (Link)
    •    Turkey meat danger 'ignored' by Defra (Link)
    •    Meat from bird-flu farm `was sent abroad' (Link)
Nigeria
    •    High risk of deadly bird flu in Nigeria, UN official warns (Link)
China
    •    mention of quinghai in cow influenza article - google translation from chinese (Link)
Turkey
    •   Turkish lab tests three villagers for bird flu (Link)
Egypt
    •    Six Egyptians show symptoms of bird flu (Link)
    •    Six suspect cases cleared of human bird flu in Egypt (Link)
    •    The media in Egypt (reference, Sept.2/05) (Link)
    •    BBC Country profiles: Egypt (reference, Jan.22/08) (Link)
United States
    •    US Ambassador to Indonesia named to head UN political affairs (Link)
    •    Cedar Falls Iowa plans for pandemic (Link)
    •    US health workers personally unprepared- Crofsblogs (Link)
    •    Public service announcement from HHS (video) (Link)
    •    Excerpts from the 1918 diary of Montpelier businessman (Link)
General
    •    Opinion: Victims of plague yet to come (Link)
    •    FAO says cats can carry virus (Link)

Thailand - Avian Flu Situation as of February 10, 2007 (Link)

 

Since January 1, to Febuary 8, 2007, the Bureau of Epidemiology has received reports of influenza or pneumonia cases in Avian Influenza Surveillance Network from the Provincial Health Offices and Disease Prevention and Control Regional Offices. The investigation and analysis were summarized as follows:

  • Cumulative number of patients under surveillance are 596 cases 54 provinces; Today reports are 32 cases. Fourteen cases from Phitsanulok, 5 from Suphanburi, 4 from Pathumthani, 2 from Phetchabun, and 1 each from Bangkok metropolis, Nonthaburi, Lopburi, Kanchanaburi, Nakhonsawan, Uthaithani and Nongkhai.
  • Confirmed human case of avian influenza 2006 = 3 cases, with 3 death cases.·  
  • There are 42 cases under investigate reported, of which waiting for laboratory result.

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News Reports for February 12, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 23:33:34 PM EST

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Cambodia
Bird flu kills two siblings in northeastern Cambodia (Link)
• 8-year-old boy is Cambodia's first bird flu fatality this year (Link)

China
• Hong Kong: CHP closely monitors two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• Hong Kong: Suspected case of Middle-East flu reported (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: Imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong under CHP investigation (Link)
• WHO Update Feb 11: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus (Link)
• Hong Kong reports fifth H7N9 bird flu case (Link)
• January worst month in China's human H7N9 outbreak; The H7N9 bird flu death toll hit 31 in mainland China in January, the government said on Monday (Link)
• One H7N9 death, two recoveries in Fujian (Link)
• Low-Path H7N9 Bird Flu Virus Found at Five More Chinese Markets (Link)
• Southeast Asia "Hotspot" for Emerging Infectious Diseases Connectivity And Emerging Infectious Diseases In Southeast Asia (Link)
• Guangdong Province 3 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• Zhejiang Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission Feb. 12 briefing, the province added three cases of human infection with the H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• Hunan Province: 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated)(Link)

Malaysia
• Putrajaya: The Health Ministry has confirmed the first Influenza A (H7N9) case in the country, involving a female tourist from China (Link)

New Zealand
• New flu strain causing concerns in NZ (Link)

South Korea
• South Korea Reports 11 H5N8 Bird Flu Outbreaks (Link)

Vietnam
• Vietnam province culls ducks as bird flu threat re-emerges (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: New coronavirus found in UAE camels (Link)
• US: New, non-PED coronavirus detected in pigs with diarrhea (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for February 12, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 18:30:20 PM EST

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Argentina
• Concern about possible cases of swine flu in San Andres de Giles (Link)

Cambodia
• Lack of Redress Contributes to H5N1 Spread (Link)

China
Bird Flu: New Cases Discovered In China, Sparking Fears Of Outbreak (Link)
• Hong Kong: Bird flu cases on mainland fail to deter Hong Kong demand for chicken (Link)

India
• Delhi: Swine flu cases cross 100-mark, Health dept calls review meeting (Link)
• Delhi: 27 fresh cases of swine flu reported on Monday (Link)
• Delhi: Swine flu kills one more in Delhi, 33 more test positive (Link)
• Punjab & Haryana: Swine flu: Experts worried by rising cases, advise caution (Link)

Nepal
• CIDRAP: H5N1 strikes more poultry farms in Nepal (Link)
• Another bird flu case confirmed in Valley (Link)

Research
• US: Prototype drug saves local girl's life after flu nearly kills her (Link)
• Individualized flu immune responses revealed by high-throughput sequencing (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: More ECDC Flawed Logic On Beta Coronavirus Transmission (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for February 12, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 21:23:43 PM EST

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Ireland
•  Almost 800 adverse reactions to swine flu vaccine identified (Link)

Japan
•  Flu outbreak hits more than 2.11 million nationwide (Link)

Mexico
•  Mexico's 2012 Swine-Flu Death Toll Climbs to 81 (Link)

Nepal
•  Avian influenza in Itahari farm (Link)
•  3 Jhapa locations test positive for bird flu (Link)
•  Opinion: Bird Flu Menance (Link)

New Zealand
•  Air NZ flight health scare 'just flu' (Link)
•  Air NZ flight sealed due to health scare (Link)

United States
•  NJ: Flu vaccine could be mandatory for New Jersey health care workers (Link)

General
•  What's the potential for a bird flu pandemic? A Q&A (Link)

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News Reports for February 12, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 05, 2011 at 20:34:43 PM EST

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China
•  Hong Kong detects Tamiflu-resistant A/H1N1 flu virus (Link)

Indonesia
•  Three-Year-Old Bird Flu Suspect (Link)

United States
•  US: ALERT: Seizures Now Reported in Kids Receiving Flu Vaccine (Link)
•  AL: Flu on the rise in Mobile and Baldwin counties (Link)
•  CO: Flu season starts to hit Weld County hard (Link)

General
•  Europe: nasal spray vaccine FLUENZ approved for use in children (Link)
•  Swine flu remains global threat (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for February 12, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Feb 05, 2010 at 23:03:42 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  Surveillance programme detected 60% of bird flu outbreaks last year (Link)

Burma
•  Local Medics Respond to Flu Outbreak in Karen State (Link)

Canada
•  H1N1 threat boosts demand for Noveko products (Link)

India
•  Undiagnosed febrile illness (Link)

Indonesia
•  Indonesia records new bird flu fatality (Link)
•  A (H1N1) under control, dengue cases on the rise (Link)
•  WHO: Avian influenza - situation in Indonesia (Link)

Nepal
•  Undiagnosed illness and deaths in Tamang Village(Link)
•  Mystery disease toll reaches 15 (Link)

United States
•  US: Swine flu killed up to 17,000 (Link)
•  US: CDC: Swine flu made 57 million Americans ill (Link)
•  OH: Family Of Woman Who Died From H1N1 Sues Hospital (Link)

Vietnam
•  Vietnam slaughters poultry over bird flu fears (Link)

General
•  Nature: Human host factors required for influenza virus replication (Link)
•  Fulminant Myocarditis Associated With Pandemic H1N1 Influenza A Virus in Children (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: 13 Recent H1N1 Deaths In Michigan Raise Concerns (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Spike In H1N1 Deaths In Mexico Raise Concerns (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Dramatic H1N1 CFR Spike In Mexico Raises Concerns (Link)

Research
•  Phase-I human trials of H1N1 vaccine a success: SII (Link)
•  Voluntary system of H1N1 vaccinations works, research shows (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for February 12, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Feb 06, 2009 at 23:24:47 PM EST

Canada
•  Second bird flu outbreak detected near Vancouver (Link)
•  Canada Bird Flu Alert:  AI Confirmed In 2nd Flock In British Columbia (Link)
•  Twelve thousand chickens face cull in Abbotsford avian flu outbreak (Link)
China
•  Lawmakers urged to buy bird flu vaccines  (Link)
•  Drug regulator: China stockpiles bird flu vaccine for possible outbreak (Link)
Indonesia
•  Bali: Bird flu scare sees Denpasar raising spraying activities (Link)
•  Bird flu outbreaks hit some districts in Central Java, Indonesia (Link)
•  Indonesia Takes Steps to Confront Bird Flu (Link)
Japan
•  Japan has flu plan to block entry, spread of virus (Link)
•  Pandemic plan calls for mass cremations (Link)
New Guinea
•  Mystery Disease Killing Chickens and Marine Life (Link)
Taiwan
•  Taiwan put under WHO health rules (Link)
UK
•  Healthcare worker's attitudes to working during pandemic influenza: a qualitative study (Link)
Vietnam
•  Bird flu discovered in Bac Ninh province (Link)
•  Bird flu spreads through Mekong Delta (Link)
•  Quang Ninh woman suspected of contracting bird flu (Link)
•  More bf confirmed after gov't rails against lax prevention (Link)
•  Bird flu affects Hanoi's neighbouring locality (Link)
•  Vietnam Declares Bird Flu Emergency (Link)
Commentaries
•  CIDRAP: Study reveals key avian flu protein needed to create pandemic strain (Link)
•  Recombinomics: A193T Fixed in Tamiflu Resistant H1N1 in United States (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Panasonic addresses speculation over employee pandemic order (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Barriers to health workers in a pandemic (Link)
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News Reports for February 12

by: AlohaOR

Tue Feb 12, 2008 at 00:00:00 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Bangladesh seeks Chinese help in anti-bird flu campaign
  • More on outbreak in Laos
  • WHO announces Indo cluster
  • Daughter of Indonesian H5N1 patient infected
  • Most of districts in Bangladesh affected by bird flu
  • iJET unveils 2007 year-in-review report on avian influenza and pandemic planning
  • Bird flu-hit West Bengal lifts poultry ban
  • €2bn: Cost of bird flu outbreak - 2billion euro is about 3.6 billion U.S. dollars
Summary of News for February 11, 2008
General
•   GetPandemicReady.org is launched (Link)
Canada
•   Are you ready for an emergency? (Link)
China
•   Hong Kong: Lok Ma Chau bird tested for avian flu (Link)
•   Hong Kong: Flu virus scare (discussion piece) (Link)
Ireland
•   Businesses warned about flu pandemic (Link)
Laos
•   Bird flu resurfaces in poultry (Link)
Nigeria
•   55 local governments affected by bird flu (Link)
Pakistan
•   Corporate roots of bird flu (Link)
United States
•   MS: DeSoto Schools preparing for pandemic (Link)
•   Vaccine fails to cover some flu strains this season (Link)
•   Call for a science debate between presidential candidates (Link)
•   Sentry Logistic Solutions to store & distribute flu vaccine (Link)
•   Report urges USDA to tighten oversight of pandemic planning (Link)
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