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February 24

News Reports for February 24

by: gardner

Sat Feb 23, 2008 at 23:54:55 PM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • U.S. flu season worsens as new vaccines ordered
  • VA: Virginia Beach prepares for the possibility of a pandemic flu outbreak
  • USA: upcoming IOM workshop
  • China: New human case (2 articles)
  • Bangladesh:  Bird flu spreads alarmingly as more fowls culled
Summary of News for February 23, 2008
•   Infectious diseases may drive the world to war (Link)
•   Bahrain has banned the import of live chickens from Pakistan (Link)
•   Pakistan: KARACHI: Bird flu fears hit Malir farm (Link)
United States
•   USA (Hawaii) Concern about lack of testing of flu victims here. (No Link)
•   NIOSH Issues Alert on Protecting Poultry Workers (Link)
•   West Va. Health officials release pandemic video (Link and Link)
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News Reports for February 24

by: Nimbus

Sat Feb 24, 2007 at 00:26:32 AM EST

Summary of News for February 23 2007

    •    Afghan Health Ministry Confirms Deadly Bird Flu Virus (Link)
    •    16 new suspect cases in Egypt today (Link)
European Union
    •    EU experts back pandemic flu shot from Novartis (Link)
    •    Mild European winter contained bird flu spread, expert says (Link)
    •   Indonesia - Policeman reportedly dies of bird flu (Link)
    •    Preparing for bird flu threat (Link)
    •    Editorial provides insight into political climate re: AI in Nigeria (Link)
    •    Bird flu: zoo officials await attendants' test results (Link)
    •    Flu at the zoo as peacocks infect Islamabad (Link)
    •    8 zoo attendants test negative for bird flu (Link)
    •    Cheaper anti-bird flu drugs on the way (Link)
    •    Two children hospitalized in Turkey on Bird Flu suspicion  (Link)
    •    More on the 2 Turkish children (Link)
United States
    •    USDA Contracts SeqWright to Sequence Influenza Genomes (Link)
    •    Educators warned of pandemic (Link)
    •    N.American officials to discuss security (Link)
    •    FDA experts to vote on first bird flu vaccine (Link)
    •    '20/20' -John Stossel, tonight on 'fear' including bf (Link
    •    No bird flu cases in Uzbekistan - deputy health minister (Link
    •    European CDC report on preparedness (Link)
    •    Nice blog post on cytokine storm  (Link)
    •    Disease expert pushes pandemic plans (Link)
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News Reports for February 24, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 22:41:25 PM EST

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• Australia Completes Decontamination, Disinfection Against H7N2 Bird Flu (Link)

• Zhejiang Province: Some live poultry markets closed permanently (Link)
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of one additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• Guangdong Province: 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• Guangdong Province: Province four new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
•  WHO update 2-24-14: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• One more H7N9 death, four new human cases in China (Link)

H5N1 Bird Flu Kills House Crows in Indian State (Link)

Avian influenza strikes again‚ government sets off alarm (Link)

• Kaduna Govt Dismisses Claims of Bird Flu Outbreak (Link)

United States
• CA: Rare 'polio-like' disease reports (Link)

• Vietnamese Deputy PM Urges Concerted Fight Against Measles, Bird Flu (Link)
• 11 Vietnam provinces report bird flu outbreaks (Link)

• Avian Flu Diary: Acute Flaccid Paralysis Cases In California (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Pregnancy, Influenza & Elevated Psychosis Risks In Adult Offspring (Link)
• Laurie Garrett: Timeline of Development of H7N9 (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for February 24, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 19:59:31 PM EST

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• CIDRAP: H5N1 strikes poultry in three more Cambodian villages (Link)

• 19 swine flu cases reported in Himachal (Link)
• Gujarat: Swine flu claims three more lives (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Saudi Arabia records third new coronavirus fatality (Link)

• CIDRAP: Scientists identify new flu antiviral candidate (Link)

• Recombinomics: UK 2013 Beta Coronavirus Cluster Sequence (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for February 24, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Mon Feb 20, 2012 at 22:56:51 PM EST

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•  CDC denies China SARS outbreak report (Link)
•  SARS Rumors Spread on China's Internet (video news report) (Link)

•  Egypt reports two cases of bird flu this week (Link)

•  Child Dies of Bird Flu in Bali (Link)
•  Development of Bird Flu Cases (translated) (Link)
•  Examination of Avian Influenza Contingency Negative Patients (translated) (Link)

•  Flu vaccine may not be effective (Link)

•  Human trials for bird flu vaccine successful (Link)

•  Researchers identify new H5N1 subclade in India
•  Bird Flu: More common, less deadly than we thought? (Link)

•  WHO picks two new strains for next season's flu vaccine (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for February 24, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 19, 2011 at 18:47:11 PM EST

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•  22 H5N1 outbreaks in domestic poultry (Link)

•  Dr. Moewardi Hospital on Standby for Bird Flu Cases (translated) (Link)
•  Garut Not Successfully Establish Community Awareness (Link)

•  20 H5N1 outbreaks in wild & domestic birds (translated) (Link and link)

United Kingdom
•  The number of patients in England with confirmed or suspected influenza in critical care beds by age of patient (Link)

United States
•  LA: H1N1 flu claims east Texas child's life (Link)
•  PA: Flu cases on rise in region (Link)
•  ND: North Dakota flu cases on the upswing  (Link)
•  SC: Doctor: Reported flu cases jumping to 50 per day (Link)
•  VA: Cases of flulike illnesses up across Virginia (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for February 24, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Feb 19, 2010 at 23:08:40 PM EST

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•  Ghana: More info on Outbreak of Meningitis (Link)
•  Alarming early meningitis outbreak hits Africa (Link)

•  H5N1 outbreak in birds (Link)
•  Bird Flu Outbreak in Rinchending, Phuentsholing (Link)

•  H5N1 infection 103 (translated) (Link)
•  8 human H5N1 cases in February (2 fatal) (Link)

•  Three more die of swine flu, toll rises to 31 in Nashik (Link)

•  Indonesian Minister Urges Parliament to Reject WHO Grant (Link)

United States
•  US: H1N1 Pandemic was emotional as well as physical (Link)
•  US: Panel recommends annual flu vaccinations for all (Link)

•  CIDRAP: Vietnam reports first H5N1 case of the year (Link)

•  WHO: Pandemic has not yet peaked (Link)
•  WHO Experts: Swine flu still hasn't peaked, southern hemisphere bracing for another wave  (Link)
•  CIDRAP: WHO sticks with current pandemic phase (Link) Official WHO Statement (Link)

•  Virus experiment reminds that flu surprises await (Link)
•  Publication of Vical's H5N1 Results Paves the Way for H1N1 Clinical Trial (Link)
•  Study Suggests Potential Reassortment Between Avian and Human Influenza Viruses (Link)

•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Low Reactor Recombinants Raise Pandemic Concerns (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for February 24, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 22, 2009 at 00:43:31 AM EST

•  Bali: Bird flu hits Denpasar (Link)
•  Nepal: Bird flu returns (Link)
•  Swiss Re's New Sigma Study Explores Scenario Planning for Insurers (Link)
•  Vietnam needs to renew bird flu vigilance -UN bodies (Link)
•  Avian influenza - situation in Viet Nam - update 3 (Link)
•  Novartis finds faster way to test bird flu vaccine (Link)
•  Getting Closer to a Flu Supervaccine (Link)
•  A unique influenza A (H5N1) virus causing a focal poultry outbreak in 2007 in Manipur, India (Link)
•  Effect Measure: Treating flu in mice with monoclonal antibodies? (Link)
General News
•  Bird flu vaccine production still lags: study (Link)
•  Baxter's Vaccine Research Sent Bird Flu Across European Labs (Link)
•  WHO warns of lengthy wait for bird flu vaccine (Link)


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