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February 4

News Reports For February 4

by: MaMa

Sun Feb 04, 2007 at 01:27:48 AM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Information on cases in Nigeria - European Influenza Newsletter and also from Canada
  • NHS staff face year-long wait for safety masks
  • United Kingdom: Too few defences against a pandemic
  • UN sees Europe-wide bird flu threat
  • Thailand: Woman, two kids cleared of bird flu
  • Global poor most at risk from bird flu
  • UK: Defra must act quicker, but we mustn't panic
  • NZ expert says bird flu easy to spread
  • EU: Call to vaccinate all flocks as vets race to contain bird flu outbreak
  • UK: Antiviral drug offered as poultry workers fear worst
Summary of News for February 3 2007
UK
    •    Bird flu found on British farm (Link)
    •    Tests show bird flu is H5N1 virus (Link)
    •    Official DEFRA announcement (Link)
    •    Experts plan down risk to humans (Link)
    •    England--Outbreak 'could have been caused by wild birds'(Link)
    •    Bird flu virus found at British farm is Asian strain(Link)
    •    Turkey producer has subsidiaries in Hungary, Germany and NZ(Link)
    •    The real bird flu threat lies elsewhere: opinion/Guardian(Link)
Turkey
    •     TURKEY - More on the 4 suspicious deaths in Erzurum (Link)
Nigeria
    •    WHO situation update - Nigeria (Link)
Azerbaijan
    •    Azeri boy did not have bird flu-WHO test (Link)
Iraq
    •    Suspected case of bird flu disease in the territory k Rdstan [Kurdistan] Iraq (Link)
Norway
    •    Crisis efforts (Link)and(english update Link)
    •    New Facility Unused- isolation room (Link)
Denmark
    •    Danish food industry representative stays home (from Krasnador, s.Russia) (Link)
    •    Denmark recommends population reports large deaths of wild birds (Link)
Netherlands
    •    Netherlands take extra measures after bird flu hits Britain  (Link)

Thailand - Avian Flu Situation as of February 1, 2007 (Link)

 

Since January 1, to Febuary 1, 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 384 cases 44 provinces; Today reports are 32 cases. Thirteen cases from Suphanburi, 4 from Chiangrai, 3 from Lopburi, 2 from Nakhonnayok, and 1 each from Bangkok metropolis, Angthong, Kanchanaburi, Prachinburi, Phitsanulok, Nakhonsawan, Phichit, Nakhonphanom, Khonkaen and Ubonratchathani.
  • Confirmed human case of avian influenza 2006 = 3 cases, with 3 death cases.·  
  • There are 53 cases under investigate reported, of which waiting for laboratory result.

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News Reports for February 4, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 23:11:54 PM EST

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Cambodia
• Cambodian MOH: 1st New Human Case of Avian Influenza H5N1 in Cambodia in 2014 (Link)

Canada
• Canada monitoring as number of H7N9 bird flu cases mount H7N9 Virus (Link)

China
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of four additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of five additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• CIDRAP: China reports 14 more H7N9 cases, 3 fatal (Link)
• WHO Jan 3 update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• WHO Jan 4 update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• Guangdong Province: New confirmed cases of H7N9 province two cases of human infection (translated) (Link)
• Hunan Province, one case of human infection with the H7N9 new bird flu cases (translated) (Link)
• Fujian Province, one case of human infection with the H7N9 new bird flu cases (translated) (Link)
• China human H7N9 avian flu deaths rise to 25 so far this year (Link)
• Another H7N9 death in E China (Link)

India
• Karnataka: 'Bird flu' in Mysore, fear spreads to Bangalore (H5N1) (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• CIDRAP: Saudi Arabia reports MERS case in Riyadh (Link)
• WHO update Feb 4: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update (Link)
• H (Link)

South Korea
• New Outbreaks of Bird Flu Raise Tensions (Link)

Research
• Black Death Likely Altered European Genes (Link)
•  H7N9 may be confined to Chinese due to susceptibility gene? (Link)
• A second trimester stillbirth occurred during the course of an acute respiratory illness which was attributed to MERS-CoV, based on exposure history and positive MERS-CoV serology (Link)
• Patient factors related to severity of H7N9 (Link)
• Elderberry as a Flu Remedy There is Evidence the Berry Shortens the Duration of Symptoms (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Guangdong H7N9 Cluster In Sanjiaozhen - 37M & 2F (Link)
• Recombinomics: Guangdong H7N9 Cluster In Baiyun - 29M & 5F (Link)
• Recombinomics: WHO On Guangdong H7N9 Cluster In Huai - 28M & 5M (Link)
• Recombinomics: Guangdong H7N9 Cluster In Huai Grows - 28M 5M & 4F (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Korea: Asymptomatic H5N1 Seropositive Cullers In Previous Outbreaks (Link)
• Virology Down Under: Why have a case definition that seems designed to miss transmission events? (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for February 4, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 18:13:18 PM EST

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Argentina
• Argentina: Flu detected in patients in the hospital of Carmen de Areco (translated) (Link)
• Gov't denies Swine Flu outbreak, suggests flu shot before visiting US (Link)
• Carmen de Areco: the last batch of samples sent to Malbrán was compatible with influenza A (translated) (Link)

India
• Punjab: 3 H1N1 cases reported (Link)
• Punjab: City resident among 2 swine flu casualties (Link)
• Kashmir: Swine Flu hits again: One dies due to Influenza-A H1Ni virus at SKIMS (Link)

Moldova
• Second swine flu death registered in Moldova (Link)

Palestinian Territories
• Tens of Fatalities from Swine Flu in PA Autonomous Areas (Link)

United States
• CDC: Flu activity still up in U.S. in fourth week of 2013 (Link)

Research
• How to make a flu vaccine (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for February 4, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 12:29:50 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  Bird flu affected chickens being supplied to local markets (Link)

India
•  Avian influenza detected in Bhubaneswar (Link)
•  Bhubaneswar: Bird flu revisits Odisha, state on high alert (Link)

Pakistan
•   Bird flu may be rearing its ugly head again  (Link)

Vietnam
•  Relative maternal death from H5N1 flu infection can be (translated) (Link)
•  Vietnam still prone to outbreaks of fatal bird flu (Link)

Research
•  CIDRAP: Cell-based flu vaccine shown safe, immunogenic in children (Link)

General
•  Schism over H5N1 Avian Flu Research Leaks Out (Link)
•  Study: Pneumonia Bug Evades Vaccine (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Live debate airs major divisions in H5N1 research battle (Link)
•  ProMED: Influenza (08): World Health Organisation Update  (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Suspect H5N1 Cluster In Soc Trang Vietnam  (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for February 4, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 29, 2011 at 22:43:16 PM EST

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China
•  Two patients critically ill with swine flu in Hong Kong (Link)

Indonesia
•  New AI (H5N1) suspect in Tangerang (translated) (Link)

Japan
•  Oita culls 13,000 chickens due to bird flu (Link)

Netherlands
•  Five new Mexican flu deaths in Netherlands (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine flu: Five more dead in Yorkshire (Link)
•  UK findings hint at spread of resistant H1N1 strain (Link)

United States
•  NC: Flu in Gaston is widespread, health officials say (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: US Pneumonia and Influenza Deaths Spike to 8.45% (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 In United States Identical to United Kingdom (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for February 4, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 23:50:53 PM EST

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Nepal
•  Bird flu detected in Pokhara (Link)

United States
•  US: CDC alert details shorter expiration for Sanofi pandemic vaccine doses (Link)

General
•  Study Supports Seasonal Influenza Vaccine For Young Infants (Link)
•  Susceptibility of turkeys to pandemic-H1N1 virus by reproductive tract insemination (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for February 4

by: Nimbus

Mon Feb 04, 2008 at 00:11:36 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • India: 2 culling men down with influenza in WB
  • Bangladesh bird flu spreads amid massive slaughter
  • Indonesia reports 103rd bird flu death
  • Bird flu in another Karachi poultry farm confirmed
  • Indonesian woman dies of bird flu - health ministry
  • Thailand to conduct drill for bird flu disaster
  • New outbreak of bird flu in Turkey
  • Poultry imports from Thailand banned
  • Newshounds Needed
  • Declaring War on Germs
  • Rescinding Community Mitigation Strategies in an Influenza Pandemic
  • Strategies against the next pandemic
  • If bird flu hits the Tri-Cities, Geneva will be ready for it. Chicago, ILL, USA
  • Tips issued to help hospitality staff deal with flu virus - UK
  • USNORTHCOM Responds to Commission: Ready for Homeland Defense
  • Woman's Death Brings Indonesian Bird Flu Toll to 103
  • WHO Board Sets Course On IP, Avian Flu, Tighter Publication Policy
Summary of News for February 3, 2008
Bangladesh
•    Bird flu spreads in Bangladesh, port city on alert (Link)
•    Significance of dying crows "Canary in coal mine." (Link)
India
•    India extends deadline for poultry cull as bird flu spreads (Link)
•    Kolkata, three persons with symptoms of avian influenza (Link)
Pakistan
•    Reports about admission of bird flu patient at KTH hospital clarified (Link)
•    Isolation wards set up in major hospitals of Peshawar for treatment of bird flu patientsx (Link)
•    Pakistan NIH receives human samples for verification (Link)
•    Likely H5N1 Patient in Peshawar Pakistan (Recombinomics) (Link)
Thailand
•    Thailand to closely monitor bird flu for another 3 months (Link)
•    Fears of bird flu outbreak (Link)
Turkey
•    Turkey culls poultry on bird flu suspicions (Link)
•    Suspected Bird Flu in Northern Turkey (Link)
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