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January 1

News Reports for January 1

by: Nimbus

Tue Jan 01, 2008 at 01:24:59 AM EST

Summary of News for December 31, 2007
Bangladesh
•    Some 2,600 fowls culled in northern Bangladesh (Link)
•    Bangladesh says bird flu infects to more farms  (Link)
•    19,233 chickens culled in Govt Poultry Farm at Mirpur  (Link)
Egypt
•    Bird flu death toll rises to 17 in Egypt (Link)
•    Teacher dying of suspected bird flu spreads panic in Amiriya [Cairo]  (Link)
•    Egyptian Woman Dies of Bird Flu, Third in a Week  (Link)
•    Woman dies of bird flu in Egypt, fourth in week-WHO (Link)
•    More information on deaths in Egypt (Link)
Indonesia
•    Politics and bird flu are not a good mix (Link)
Pakistan
•    Bird Flu Found in Pakistan (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•    Alarm Over Dead Pigeons in Jeddah (Link)
United States
•    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT: Security & Crisis Management Leadership Forum (Link)
General
•    Pandemic influenza subtypes: end of the year musings (Link)
•    Bird Flu Still a Threat 10 Years After Leap to Humans (Link)
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News Reports for January 1, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 28, 2013 at 22:31:49 PM EST

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

Canada
• Alberta: Ward of Edmonton children's hospital put in isolation due to flu outbreak (Link)

China
• Hong Kong: Man, 86, may have picked up H9N2 bird flu at Shenzhen market (Link)

Oman
• The announcement of the death of a second case of HIV, "Corona" in the Sultanate (translated) (Link)

Qatar
• ProMED: MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (106): animal reservoir, camel, Qatar, OIE (Link)

Taiwan
• Mainland tourist in Taiwan has bird flu (Link)
• Hundreds monitored in Taiwan after bird flu case (Link)
• Bird flu case triggers scare in Taiwan (Link)

United States
• The flu is about to hit hard (Link)
• CA: Californians "Critically Ill" With Flu (Link)
• CO: Flu hospitalizations up in Colorado (Link)
• FL: Flu shots offered for low-income pregnant women (Link)
• TX: Some North Texans Ring In New Year With the Flu (Link)

General
• WHO: 6 New MERS Cases In Saudi Arabia And UAE (Link)
• Don't skip the suds this cold and flu season  (Link)

Commentary
• Avian Flu Diary: Oman Reports Second MERS-CoV Fatality (Link)


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News Reports for January 1, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 14:01:19 PM EST

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Canada
• Quebec: Too many people with colds, flu and gastro (Link)
• Ontario: Flu virus sweeping across Ontario (Link)

Indonesia
• East Kalimantan Tightens Checks on Bird Flu Fears (Link)

Norway
• Norway faces possible H1N1 flu outbreak (Link)
• Swine Flu Attacking Norway People (Link)

United States
• IN: Indiana hospital fires 8 workers who refused flu shot (Link)
• OH: Ohio sees spike in flu cases as hospitalizations rise significantly compared to last year (Link)
• SC: Flu season intensifes in Carolinas (Link)
• TX: North Texas emergency rooms still packed with flu patients (Link)
• WV: West Virginia sees dramatic increase in flu cases (Link)

Research
• US: Research Moratoriums And Recipes For Superbugs - Bird Flu In 2012 (Link)
• US: UND scientist awarded grant for avian flu research (Link)

General
• Flu levels rising in Canada and Europe (Link)


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News Reports for January 1, 2012 (Happy New Year!)

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 18:39:22 PM EST

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China
•  Report: Hong Kong suspends poultry imports from some areas in China (Link)
•  Video: Shenzhen confirmed cases of human infection of bird flu deaths - Government to be prepared to combat the epidemic (translated title) (Link)
•  Cause of bird flu death in S China still unclear (Link)
•  First victim of bird flu in China (Link)
•  Bird Flu is China's First in 18 Months (Link)
•  Bird Flu death man 'caught virus after jogging in park' in China (Link)

Malaysia
•  Health D-G: No fear of bird flu spreading from China (Link)

Vietnam
•  CIDRAP: Vietnamese study finds high H1N1 seroprevalence in slaughterhouse pigs (Link)

Zimbabwe
•  Health Minister unaware of Bird Flu outbreak (Link)
•  Madzorera denies bird flu death (Link)
•  Thousands bid farewell to Senator Gombami (Link)

Research
•  CIDRAP: Study - H1N1 transmissibility likely due to constellation of genes (Link)
•  CIDRAP: H1N1 antibody response in kids may correlate with disease severity (Link)


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News Reports for January 1, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sun Dec 26, 2010 at 20:36:43 PM EST

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011 ! !

Egypt
•  Case 117 and 118 bird flu announced (Link)

New Zealand
•  Swine flu vaccines all expired (Link)

Pakistan
•  One dies of Swine Flu in Karachi (Link)

South Korea
•  Quarantine authorities: poultry nationwide exposed to bird flu (Link)

Sweden
•  Sweden sees first swine flu death this season (Link)

Ukraine
•  From flu complications died five Ukrainians (translated) (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Victim had been married only a week before  (Link)
•  Flu Hospitals At Crisis Point (Link)
•  Ireland: Swine flu rate rises as 34 in hospital (Link)
•  Hospital swamped with flu sufferers (Link)
•  738 flu patients in critical care (Link)
•  'Flu' puts 738 in intensive (Link)
•  Wales: Warning as flu hits city (Link)
•   'Flu deaths are much lower than last year' - health boss urges public not to panic (Link)
•   Southampton hospital warns over influx of flu patients (Link)
•  Swine flu leaves six in intensive care (Link)
•  Emergency operation to save Scots swine flu mum's baby (Link)
•  Swine flu surge causes critical shortage in intensive care beds for children (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Severe H1N1 Cases Force UK Black Alerts (Link)


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News Reports for January 1, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 26, 2009 at 10:41:48 AM EST

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Algeria
•  Swine flu: 5 new deaths, 746 cases confirmed in Algeria (Link)

India
•  Mysterious disease claims eight lives in Uttar Pradesh (Link)
•  New Delhi: Two swine flu deaths in Delhi, toll 72 (Link)

Indonesia
•  Riau: 4yo suspected of bird flu  (Link)

Romania
•  54 more H1N1 flu cases and five deaths over past 24 hrs (Link)

United Kingdom
•  'Healthy' girl, 15, died from series of heart attacks after being sent home from hospital with 'flu' (Link)
•  Scotland: Swine flu cases increase by 15% (Link)
•  28th swine flu death in Wales (Link)

United States
•  IL: Illinois reports 4 new deaths from swine flu (Link)

General
•  Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 -- WHO Update 81 (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Ukraine Fatalities Spike to 727 - One Day Total 29 (Link)


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News Reports for January 1 (Happy New Year!)

by: AlohaOR

Wed Dec 31, 2008 at 23:35:25 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • US (MD): Dover-Sherborn emergency preparedness program
  • Indonesia: Poultry Indonesia printing edition
  • Nigeria: Bauchi creates bird flu desk
  • India: In bird flu-hit Assam, people get cakes from outside
  • China: H9N2 fears the large-scale eruption
  • China: Baby H9N2 case traced to Shenzhen restaurant
  • China: Guangdong tightens poultry market after bird flu case
  • US (MI): Pandemic influenza and acute care centers: Taking care of sick patients in a nonhospital setting
  • UK (Wales): GPs say Gwent flu calls are up
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News Reports for January 1

by: Nimbus

Mon Jan 01, 2007 at 00:08:40 AM EST

New stories posted today
(Open this Diary to read more about these reports)
  • World Bank helps 13 countries wage war on bird flu
  • Uk TV mini-series: Pandemic
  • Goggles recommended for poultry workers
  • LIAI analysis of influenza virus data

Summary of News for December 31 2006

Egypt
    •   Six tested in Egypt (Link)
Jordan
    •   Jordan on alert for bird flu (Link)
North Korea
    •   N. Korea builds hospital ward for possible human cases of bird flu (Link)
Saudi Arabia
    •   Hajj-associated acute respiratory infection among hajjis from Riyadh  (Link)
Vietnam
    •   Vietnamese family tests negative for bird flu (Link)
    •   All 6 in Vietnam reportedly test neg (Link)
    •   Vietnam begins anti-bird flu campaign (Link)
USA
    •   HHS Pandemic Influenza Implementation Plan, USA (Link)
    •   US (New Jersey): District ready for flu outbreak (Link)
General
    •   Coming soon to a grocery store near you: germ-free shopping carts. (Link)

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