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January 10

News Reports for January 10

by: gardner

Thu Jan 10, 2008 at 00:44:44 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Prepare for big flu pandemic economic hit, UN says
  • Man in China got bird flu from contact with infected son: officials (but they say it wasn't h2h)
  • Singapore conducts bird flu exercise
  • H5N1 bird flu virus reassuringly stable: animal health chief
  • UK - Influenza season 2007/08 - use of antivirals
  • UK - New bird flu fears as virus found in dead swans
  • UK - H5N1 confirmed in swans
  • Benin priests battle bird flu with Voodoo
  • Vientiane eases poultry restrictions
Summary of News for January 9, 2008
•   Dr Ilaria Capua, veterinary expert, wins " Scientific American 50" award (PDF Link)
•   Acambis introduces new medicine for influenza (A) (Link)
Dominican Republic
•   Dominican Republic H5N2? (Link and PDF Link)
•   Dominican Republic authorities have asked the Haitian government to rescind its decision to suspend imports of poultry products (Link)
European Union
•   EU reinforces measures against avian flu (Link)
•   Indonesian teenager hospitalized for suspected bf (Link)
•   Polish bird flu under control, situation better-EU (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•   Falcon expert warns of H5N1 threat (Link)
United States
•   U.S. resident from Pakistan cluster never infected with H5N1 (Link)
•   Houston Emergency Rooms Filled - Influenza (Link)
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News Reports for January 10, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 04, 2014 at 22:19:23 PM EST

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• WHO: Human infection with avian influenza A(H5N1) virus - update (Link)
• Alberta H5N1 victim was 20-year-old according to reports (Link)

• H7N9 Bird Flu: Fresh Cases Making Hong Kong and South China Authorities Nervous (Link)
• Additional overseas case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome closely monitored by DH (Link)
• Epidemiological investigation and follow-up actions by CHP on confirmed human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) (Link)
• CHP verifies with NHFPC a human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Zhejiang (Link)
• Health chief says it's possible more Hongkongers have H7N9 bird flu (Link)
• China provinces report five new H7N9 cases  (Link)
• China reports one more H7N9 bird flu death (Link)
• Another H7N9 case reported in Zhejiang (Link)
• Jiangsu Province 1 new case of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)

United States
• Flu season worsens across U.S., spreads to all regions (Link)
• CA: California Hospital Sets Up Flu Tent (Link)
• TN: Hospitals short of ICU beds, ventilators as flu cases rise (Link)
• TX: Flu Anxiety Breaks Out After Deaths Reported (Link)
• TX: Bexar Officials Bracing for Harsh Flu Season (Link)

• Bugs will travel: Public health closely tracking foreign outbreaks (Link)
• Keep calm and get vaccinated (Link)

• Recombinomics: Fatal H5N1 Export By China Raises Surveillance Concerns (Link)
• Recombinomics: Fatal H5N1 Encephalitis In Edmonton Canada ex-Beijing (Link)
• Recombinomics: Fatal H5N1 Encephalitis Cluster Raises Concern (Link)
• Helen Branswell: Have bug, will travel: Diseases don't stay put (Link)
• Virology Down Under: H7N9 cases by week...the other bird flu is done nesting (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Jiangsu Province: Media Reports H7N9 Case (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 10, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 19:57:46 PM EST

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• Karnataka: Bio-security gate to keep birds safe from flu (Link)

• Regions warned of new strain of bird flu (Link)
• C. Java to distribute new bird flu vaccines in Feb (Link)
• New bird flu strain may be bioterrorism, says BIN (Link)

• Swine flu rears its head in Israel (Link)

• ProMED: Avian influenza (02): Mexico (AG) high path H7N3, poultry, OIE (Link)

United States
• Flu picks up steam across the U.S.: Severe flu kills 18 children this season (Link)
• NYT: Flu Widespread, Leading a Range of Winter's Ills (Link)
• FL: Worst-in-years flu season spreading in Florida (Link)
• NY: 'Severe' Strain Of Flu Reaches Epidemic Proportions In New York City (Link)

Bird flu research at UW-Madison idle as researchers await guidelines (Link)

• Going Viral (Link)
• Why the Flu Is So Dangerous This Year, and Why It Could Get Worse (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 10, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 07, 2012 at 14:45:31 PM EST

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•  Bulgaria Slaughters 15,000 Ducks To Ward Off Bird Flu (Link)
•  The only bird flu strain dangerous to humans is H5N1 and it has not been found in Bulgaria: minister (Link)

•  Bird flu epidemic unlikely in China: health expert (Link)

•  2,000 dead birds set off flu fears in Meghalaya (Link)
•  Odisha alerts Chilika & Bhitarkanika Park against bird flu (Link)
•  40 more birds dead in Meghalaya (Link)
•  Odisha: Central advisory awaited on Khurda H5N1 scare (Link)

•  Jakarta: Indonesia Takes Steps to Anticipate H5N1 (translated) (Link)
•  Jakarta Health Agency takes blood samples of 10 residents (Link)
•  Jakarta: 5-Year-Old Brother of Bird Flu Victim Cleared by Doctors (Link)
•  Jakarta: Doctors turn away bird flu victim  (Link)
•  South Sulawesi: Bird Flu Infection Suspected, 4 Gowa Citizens Insulated (translated) (Link)
•  South Sulawesi: Four Gowa People Suspected To Be Infected with Bird Flu (translated) (Link)
•  Jakarta: Indonesia on alert after suspected bird flu death (Link)
•  Bird owners complacent despite H5N1 threat (Link)

•  Majority of Pakistanis attribute flu to cold weather (Link)

United States
•  CIDRAP: Recent cases prompt CDC updates on swine-related flu variants (Link)
•  KY: Flu cases in Lexington hit 30 (Link)
•  NY: Worst of the flu season has yet to come (Link)

•  Study shows Google Flu Trends data, patient spikes at emergency departments closely correlated (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 10, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 21:35:12 PM EST

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•  H5N1 in poultry (Link)

•  A/H1N1 flu prevalence in China not as serious as in 2009: health ministry (Link)

•  20 deaths from swine flu in the last week  (Link)
•  No mutation of the avaian flu with swine flu  (Link)

•  Supari Accused of Corruption (Link)

•  First swine flu death of 2011 reported in Poland (Link)
•  Girl dies after catching swine flu (Link)
•  The Return of Swine Flu? (Link)

South Korea
•  Bird flu spreads to northern S. Korea (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Flu victims being treated with artificial lungs (Link)
•  Four deaths, non-urgent ops cancelled (Link)
•  Family's shock at loss of 'loving, funny' son Gary Lovett (Link)
•  Liverpool council manager dies of swine flu  (Link)
•  Northern Ireland: 14th NI death from swine flu (Link)

•  Swine Flu Kills Two (Link)

•  Swine flu survivors developed super flu antibodies (Link)
•  H1N1 Pandemic Points to Vaccine Strategy for Multiple Flu Strains (Link)

•  Recombinomics: Receptor Binding Domain Changes Drive H1N1 Spread In UK
•  Recombinomics: Liverpool H1N1 Death Cluster Increases to Nine (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 10, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 23:26:20 PM EST

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•  Kaziranga on alert (Link)
•  5 more swine flu deaths in India, toll rises to 1049  (Link)

•  Riau: Pekanbaru Teen in Critical Condition, Coma After Contracting Bird Flu (Link)
•  Pekanbaru Teen in Coma - H5N1 (Link)
•  Teenager in Critical Condition for Bird Flu (translated) (Link)

•  Mexico has recorded 894 deaths and 68,830 infected with influenza A[H1N1] (Link)

•  Hi-tech swine flu labs in the offing  (Link)

•  TV star death spurs Romania flu vaccine drive (Link)

•  WHO Still Watching Swine Flu With Eagle Eyes  (Link)
•  H1N1 vaccination (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 10

by: AlohaOR

Sat Jan 10, 2009 at 01:20:52 AM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Vietnam bird flu patient is recovering: gov't website
  • China sets up nationwide bf testing network
  • US (CA): Undiagnosed bird deaths
  • India: Undiagnosed bovine deaths
  • India: Undiagnosed human illness in the same area
  • US: Julie Gerberding resigns from the CDC
  • UK: Patients in massive switch to the internet
  • China (Hong Kong): Drill tests designated-clinic arrangements
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News Reports for January 10

by: Nimbus

Wed Jan 10, 2007 at 00:16:04 AM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Flu hits Beijing
  • Human bird flu case confirmed in Anhui (China)
  • Bird flu kills boy in Indonesia
  • U.S. State Dept: "How to Prepare for Sheltering-in-Place"
  • RSOE: H5N1- Jakarta cluster
  • Canada: Ontario Biz gets word: Expect worst'Tool kit' to fight pandemic
  • WHO urges bird flu "surveillance strategies"
  • Officials confirm no sign of bird flu from Alaska tests
  • Nature: Tropism of avian influenza A (H5N1) in the upper and lower respiratory  tract (and commentary by SusanC)
  • First Vietnam mobile bird flu lab set up
  • Bird Flu Resurfaces In Vietnam
Summary of News for January 9 2007

    •   Australia -Thousands of birds dead (Link)
    •   Azerbaijan - more on the poultry deaths in Fuzuli (Link)
    •   Monitoring for bf in Azerbaijan (Link)
    •   Ontario - Final SARS Report (Link)
    •   "Pandemic Tool Kit" Launched For Ontario Businesses (Link)
    •   Protect health-care workers: SARS report (Link)
    •   Human Bird Flu Case in China (Link)
    •   Tunxi map link (Link)
    •   Anhui man confirmed with bird flu have recovered (Link)
    •   4th Case from Anhui (Link)
    •  --- Previous 3 cases (Link) and (Link) and (Link)
    •   China reports farmer survived deadly strain of bird flu (Link)
    •   pandemicflu.gov update for overseas businesses (Link)
    •   Additional southern Vietnamese province sees ducks die en mass (Link)
    •   Mekong Delta province succumbs to bird flu plague (Link)

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