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February 15

News Reports for February 15, 2014

by: NewsDiary

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

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

China
• New human H7N9 case reported in Anhui (Link)
• Chinese city of Guangzhou closes live poultry markets in effort to halt spread of bird flu (Link)
• China reports two more H7N9 cases, one fatal (Link)
• China reports new H7N9 cases, cities ban poultry trading (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: CHP notified of two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• Guangdong Province: 2 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• Guangdong Province 2 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• Anhui Province added one case of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• Hunan Province 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• China Focus: China reports new H7N9 cases, cities ban poultry trading (Link)
• Bird flu enfeebles China's poultry trade (Link)

Egypt
• Eight more swine flu deaths in Egypt: Health ministry (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Health: recording cases of one virus (Corona) in the new Eastern Region (translated) (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: Flu hangs on in some states but declines overall (Link)
• Flu deaths in California jump to 243 (Link)
• WI:  Wausau man, otherwise healthy but not vaccinated, dies of flu complications (Link)

Vietnam
• Vietnam bans Chinese poultry as new deadly bird-flu virus strain reaches border (Link)
• Vietnamese gov't urges drastic measures as avian flu breaks out in eight provinces (Link)

Research
• More than 700,000 flu-like illnesses linked to well-child visits (Link)

Commentary
• Virology Down Under: H7N9 case announcements dropping: is Wave 2 under control? [UPDATED]  (Link)


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News Reports for February 15, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 18:33:23 PM EST

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China
• The Guizhou investigation of avian flu (translated) (Link)
Bird Flu Death In China Sparks Fear Of Human-Transmitted H5N1 Strain (Link)

Egypt
• WHO confirms human H5N1 case (no details) (Link)

Germany
• Germany discovers bird flu case on poultry farm (Link)

India
• Swine flu claims 1 more life in capital, 47 fresh cases (Link)
• Uttar Pradesh: Varanasi hospitals prepare for swine flu (Link)
• Nip in air brings swine flu scare in India (Link)

Indonesia
Bird Flu Patient Discharged (Translated) (Link)
• Patient Suspect Bird Flu Treated in Hospital Elisabeth (translated) (Link)

Mexico
• Suspicious of Avian Flu in Five Breeders Farms (Link)
• Bachoco flu outbreak reported in Guanajuato (translated) (Link)

United Kingdom
• 'Third family member' contracts Sars-like virus (Link)
• Health Protection Agency: Third case of novel coronavirus infection identified in family cluster (Link)

Research
• NIH warns sequester could threaten flu vaccines, cancer research (Link)

General
• US: Virus Discovered in 2001 Hospitalizes Kids at Same Rate as Flu (Link)
• Euro studies show flu vaccine working best against type B (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Beta Coronavirus Surveillance Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for February 15, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 14:18:39 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  22,000 bird flu affected fowls culled in Manikganj (Link)

China
•  Macau: Over 60 students affected by flu (Link)
•  Hong Kong swine sampling finds human flu hybrids (Link)

Indonesia
•  Government Rolls Up Sleeves to Anticipate Bird Flu Outbreak (Link)

Nepal
•  Bird flu resurfaces in Sunsari (Link)

United States
•  MN: Flu season may peak in three weeks (Link)

Vietnam
•  Vietnam report more bird flu outbreaks (Link)

Research
•  Scientists Find Link Between La Niña and the Flu (Link)
•  How secure are labs handling world's deadliest pathogens? (Link)
•  Helen Branswell: WHO meeting to focus on details of bird flu studies, tackle big questions later (Link)
•  Humanosphere: Timeline on the bird flu virus research debate (Link)

General
•  CIDRAP: H5N1 outbreaks affect thousands of birds in Vietnam, Nepal (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H3N2v Swine Flu Case Confirmed In Long An Vietnam (Link)


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News Reports for February 15, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 12, 2011 at 18:42:19 PM EST

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China
•  Officials quarantine 4 with A-H1N1 (Shanghai) (Link)

Greece
•  Greek swine flu death toll climbs to 62 (Link)

United States
•  CO: Larimer County Jail Opens Special Unit Due To Flu (Link)
•  WI: Influenza Activity and Hospitalizations increasing sharply (Link)

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News Reports for February 15, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Feb 12, 2010 at 23:47:51 PM EST

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Egypt
H5N1 in Birds (Link and link)
•  New(?) human H5N1 case (fatal) (Link and link)

India
•  Indian data on swine flu shamefully inadequate: Virologist (Link)

Myanmar
•  Avian influenza detected in Mayangone poultry farm (Link)
•  Avian influenza fears depress poultry markets (Link)

South Africa
•  Swine flu outbreak threatens at World Cup  (Link)

Thailand
•  The poultry trade news (Link)

United States
•  LA: Shreveport child diagnosed with rare disease after flu shot (Link)
•  NJ: Another flu wave expected (Link)
•  PA: Fighting pandemics like swine flu in digital age (Link)

Vietnam
•  H5N1 in birds (Link)

General
•  Rapid Flu Tests Work Better In Kids Than In Adults (Link)
•  WHO Emergency Panel to Discuss Whether Flu Has Peaked (Link)
•  Waning H1N1 pandemic may let in new viruses (Link)


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News Reports for February 15, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 14, 2009 at 00:52:05 AM EST

Algeria
•  Why did Algerian governement imported locally produced bird flu vaccine? (Link)
Canada
•  Second infected B.C. farm's birds destroyed (Link)
China
•  Hong Kong: Crested Myna tested positive for H5 virus (Link)
•  In consultation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China diplomatic missions for the new INFURU (translated) (Link)
•  China bf outbreak is near Pakistan & Afghan borders. (Link)
Egypt
•  Egypt monitors migrant birds for deadly avian flu strain (Link)
India
•  Avian flu sought among India's wild birds (Link)
Japan
•  In consultation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China diplomatic missions for the new INFURU (Link)
Poland
•  Four dead swans on Drw?ckie Lake (Link)
United States
•  RI:  H5N1 The 'Bird Flu' 2009 (Link)
Vietnam
•  US supports bird-flu fight in Vietnam (Link)
•  Third bird flu case this year in Vietnam (Link)
General
•  Acute viral infections  (Link)
•  Pandemic: Not matter of if, but when (Link)
•  Studies show little merit in airport temperature screening (Link)
Research
•  Experts Identify Key Drug Target in Bird Flu Virus (Link)
•  Avian Flu Becoming More Resistant To Antiviral Drugs (Link)
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News Reports for February 15

by: Nimbus

Fri Feb 15, 2008 at 00:04:40 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Bird flu kills a second vietnamese
  • Hong Kong announces finding 2nd bird with dangerous H5N1 bird flu virus in two days
  • Redding, CT - Emergency preparedness topic of talk
  • Sanofi's intradermal flu vaccine - the way forward? - UK
  • VietNam/conflicting figures?
  • VietNam/here is the 4th case
  • Vietnam: Another bird flu patient dies (4 fatalities, 5 cases for 2008)
  • Rescue plans - Oregon agencies make provisions for animals in the event of an emergency evacuation
  • UK - Red Cross braces for disasters at home
  • New York:Hepatitis scare gives county a preview of how to handle a pandemic
  • Social contact networks for the spread of pandemic influenza in children and teenagers
  • Bahrain: Experts seek to tackle flu epidemic
  • Dominican authorities have yet to control bird flu
Summary of News for February 14, 2008
China
•    Bird flu strain confirmed in Hong Kong (Link)
India
•    Bird flu scare hits poultry business in Tripura - Business want poultry (Link)
United States
•    NCORP reviews GetPandemicReady.org (Link)
•    CPM's Government Group - Pandeimc by keynote speaker (Link)
Vietnam
•    Bird flu death toll rises in Vietnam (Link)
•    Vietnam detects new bird flu patient (Link)
•    Asia faces grave situation of bird flu outbreak - 600 Ducks die in Vietnam (Link)
•    Bird flu kills one, infects another in Vietnam (Link)
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News Reports for February 15

by: Nimbus

Wed Feb 14, 2007 at 23:47:54 PM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Study: live attenuated flu vaccine vs traditional inactivated vaccine
  • AZERBAIJAN - PCR equipment & mobile lab to Azerbaijan (translation from Russian)
  • TURKEY - 3 siblings from Van in hosp being tested / no symptoms
  • Recall on Peter Pan peanut butter
  • Bird flu's risk far from over, experts warn
  • Mild strain of bird flu virus detected in waterfowl droppings in western Japan
  • TURKEY: First tests positive for bird flu in Silvan
  • MICHAEL LEAVITT on Charlie Rose
  • China bans imports of British poultry
  • Indonesia demands new vaccine rules
  • Woman hospitalized in Turkey over bird flu outbreak
  • South Carolina- Flu pandemic lecture at USC: Ex-World Health Organization official speaking
  • Flu outbreak closes N.C. school system (seasonal flu)
  • U.S. wild-bird survey finds no evidence of H5N1
  • Armenia Gets More Aid To Ward Off Bird Flu
  • Turkish authorities confirm H5N1-bird flu virus in fowl in several southeastern villages
Summary of News for February 14 2007

Bangladesh
    •   Bird flu experts join probe of mystery Bangladesh deaths (Link)
Egypt
    •   EGYPT - MoH - ca. 2300 sus cases to date in Egypt (Link)
    •   Egyptian woman tests positive for bird flu- WHO (Link)
    •   More Info On Egyptian Woman (Link)
    •   Bird flu conference opens in Cairo (Link)
India
    •   Avian flu knocking at India`s door (Link)
Nigeria
    •   Bird Flu: A deadly Dimension (Link)
Philippines
    •   Japanese egret stirs flu fears in Manila  (Link)
Thailand
    •   Bird flu set to go global (Link)
UK
    •   UK NHS National Pandemic Flu Workshop (Link)
United States
    •   Seasonal Flu Kills Fireman and Another Child In Minnesota - Total of 5 Now (Link)
    •   New OSHA guidelines Feb 2007 (Link)
Vietnam
    •   Vietnam: Experts fear bird flu may spread during Lunar New Year (Link)
    •   Vietnam to lift ban on hatching of ducks, geese (Link)
General
    •   Effect Measure on the 'last mile' internet connection (Link)
    •   Is the Internet At Risk In A Pandemic? (audience response) (Link)
    •   WHO cites more evidence of H5N1's bias toward young (Link)
    •   Bio-Warfare Expert Warns Of Bird Flu Misinformation (Link)
    •   Despite successes in containing bird flu, experts urge vigilance (highly recommended) (Link)
    •   How Zombie Mania is Preparing Twenty-Somethings for the Apocalypse (Link)
Thailand - Avian Flu Situation as of February 13, 2007 (Link)

 

Since January 1, to February 13, 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 643 cases 56 provinces; Today reports are 13 cases. Two cases each from Kanchanaburi, Chiangmai, Mukdahan and Loei, and 1 each from Nonthaburi, Chainat, Nakhonnayok, Rayong and Kampaengphet.
  • Confirmed human case of avian influenza 2006 = 3 cases, with 3 death cases.·  
  • There are 29 cases under investigate reported, of which waiting for laboratory result.
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