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January 11

News Reports for January 11

by: Nimbus

Thu Jan 11, 2007 at 00:09:47 AM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • South Korea says human infected with bird flu, recovers
  • Cambodia tightens poultry ban after bird flu outbreaks in Vietnam
  • Vietnam: Poultry samples sent abroad for analysis amid bird flu threat
  • Indonesia: Two more people suspected of bird flu
  • Bird Flu May Have Infected Relatives of Indonesian H5N1 Patient
  • Bird flu epidemic rumbles on around the world
  • US: Businesses Gather to Prepare for Pandemic Influenza
  • Japan Farm May Have Bird Flu Outbreak
  • Avian Influenza Risk Perception, Europe and Asia
  • Suspected bird flu kills Japan chickens
  • California: Flu pandemic possible here- Prepare for it now, official says
  • Travellers from Finland caught a pneumonia from Phuket
  • N. China - Increase of 13.8% in Seasonal Flu cases, Cities take measures to prevent flu outbreak
  • Bird flu returns to Nigeria farms
  • China issues campus health alert for contagious diseases
  • Indonesia: 37 y.o. dies from H5N1
Summary of News for January 10 2007

Canada
    •   Biz gets word: Expect worst (Link)
China
    •   Flu hits Beijing big time (Link)
    •   Human bird flu case confirmed in Anhui  (Link)
Indonesia
    •   Bird Flu Kills Boy in Indonesia, Marking Nation's 58th Death (Link)
    •   More details of Indonesia cases (Link)
USA
    •   U.S. State Dept. Sheltering-in-Place Page (Link)
    •   Officials confirm no sign of bird flu from Alaska tests (Link)
Vietnam
    •   First Vietnam mobile bird flu lab set up (Link)
    •   Bird Flu Resurfaces In Vietnam (Link)
General
    •   2ND WHO urges bird flu "surveillance strategies" (Link)

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News Reports for January 11, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 04, 2014 at 22:19:40 PM EST

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Canada
• CIDRAP: Newspaper says Canadian H5N1 patient was young nurse (Link)
• Newfoundland and Labrador's: N.L. running low on flu vaccines (Link)
• Alberta flu clinics close doors Friday, no vaccine left (Link)
• Albertans advised to modify habits to prevent spread of influenza virus (Link)

China
• China reports 5 new H7N9 cases (Link)
• CIDRAP: Six more H7N9 cases, one fatal, detected in China (Link)
• Flu outbreak sweeps Jiangsu province (Link)
• Hong Kong: WHO Jan 10 update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: CHP notified five additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• East China reports new human H7N9 (Link)

Japan
• Japanese report H1N1 cluster resistant to oseltamivir, peramivir (Link)

Oman
• CIDRAP: WHO - Omani MERS victim had contact with camels (Link)

St. Martin
• CIDRAP: St. Martin chikungunya outbreak grows to 203 cases (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: IOM panel offers suggestions on preparedness funding (Link)
• More U.S. States Report Widespread Flu Cases (Link)
• CDC: US is 'in the thick' of flu season, cases increase (Link)
• CA: Flu vaccine shortage at Bay Area hospitals, pharmacies (Link)
• FL: 12 people died of the flu at one Florida hospital since October (Link)
• FL: Latest H1N1 virus may be more lethal (Link)
• GA: Number of flu deaths in Georgia doubles in one week (Link)
• LA: Louisiana 3rd-grader dies from H1N1 flu  (Link)
• MO: 9 deaths from flu reported at Barnes-Jewish Hospital (Link)
• NV: 6 Die as Severe Flu Season Strikes Washoe County (Link)
• TX: RSV in Texas (Link)
• TX: Flu-related deaths in Dallas County reach 26 (Link)

Research
• Almost 50% of people hospitalized for the flu are obese (Link)

Commentary
• Helen Branswell: Canada finds additional half-million flu shots it could buy; could still run out (Link)


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News Reports for January 11, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 19:58:05 PM EST

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India
• Haryana and Punjab: Two die due to swine flu in Chandigarh (Link)

Indonesia
• 90 Percent Poultry in Bird Flu Tasikmalaya (translated) (Link)

Mexico
• Bird flu confirmed in Mexico (Link)

United States
• Deaths increase, misery mounts as flu sweeps nation (Link)
• US Experiences Worst Flu Season in 10 Years (Link)
• US faces shortages of flu vaccine, Tamiflu treatment (Link)
• Questions and Answers: Flu season hits U.S. (Link)
• MA: Medical offices in area flooded with requests for flu vaccines (Link)
• NM: Flu Spreading Across New Mexico (Link)
• NY & NJ: Flu spreading in N.Y., N.J., but it is under control (Link)
• OK: Flu Outbreak Causes Oklahoma School District to Cancel Classes (Link)
• OR: Is the worst of the flu season about to be over? (Link)
• SC: 22 have died from flu in South Carolina (Link)

Research
• Who is most susceptible to the flu virus? (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: WHO to convene Jan 14-15 meeting on novel coronavirus (Link)
• Acetaminophen overdose a danger during flu season (Link)
• Is it flu or just a cold? Diagnosis can be difficult (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: US Week 1 P&I Death Rate Crosses Epidemic Threshold (Link)
• Editorial: The 2012-13 viruses are spreading rapidly (Link)
• Current Flu Vaccine About 60 Percent Effective, Marshfield Clinic, Lead Researcher Commentary (Link)


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News Reports for January 11, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 07, 2012 at 14:45:51 PM EST

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Bhutan
•  H5N1 in Poultry (Link)
•  H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed in Bhutan (Link)

China
•  CHP investigates confirmed case of severe paediatric influenza B infection (Link)
•  Live chicken sales to resume in Hong Kong after bird flu case (Link)
•  Hong Kong downgrades bird flu alert (Link)

Finland
•  Compensation paid out for vaccine-related narcolepsy sufferers (Link)

India
•  Odisha on high alert to tackle bird flu in Khurda villages (Link)
•  Odisha: Mayurbhanj on high alert for bird flu (Link)
•  Odisha: Bird flu alert in Bhitarkanika (Link)
•  Odisha: Bird flu outbreak - Experts heading for Keranga (Link)
•  Bird Flu: Odisha to start culling tomorrow (Link)
•  Meghalaya: 'Bird flu' declared in govt poultry farm in East Garo Hills (Link)

Indonesia
•  Latest Bird Flu Death Puts Jakarta Back on High Alert (Link)
•  Bird Flu Suspect Still Under Observation in Friendship (translated) (Link)
•  WHO confirms human H5N1 case (fatal) (Link)

Pakistan
•  Bird flu claims 15 peacocks at park (Link)

Taiwan
•  Low-Avian Flu Alert in Taipei (Link)


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News Reports for January 11, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 21:35:27 PM EST

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Cambodia
•  Svay Rieng officials seize Vietnamese ducks  (Link)

Japan
•  Japan firm launches mirror thermometer for detecting flu (Link)

South Korea
•  S. Korea raises alert against bird flu (Link)
•  Bird flu, FMD spreading faster, farther (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine flu figures in Warrington high according to Health Protection Agency (Link)

United States
•  Docs urge shots as flu season grabs the South, NYC (Link)
•  Flu on rise in Boston, hits young children hardest (Link)

Research
•  Researchers one step closer to universal flu vaccine (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: UK H1N1 Death Undercount Raises Pandemic Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for January 11, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 23:26:39 PM EST

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China
•  Guangdong: Avian flu ruled out as cause of sudden duck deaths (Link)

Denmark
•  H1N1 in pigs (Link)

Egypt
•  Ministry of Health: 6 new H1N1 deaths (translated) (Link)

Indonesia
•  Riau: Toddler saved from bird flu, but teenager in critical condition (Link)
•  Anticipation Endemic Bird Flu (translated)  (Link)

Nepal
•  First shipment of A/H1N1 flu equipment to arrive in Nepal (Link)

North Korea
•  North Korea Today No. 323 Special Edition January 2010 (Link)

Rwanda
•  Spread of Swine Flu Contained in Kigali Prison (Link)

United States
•  US: HHS: This is National Influenza Vaccination Week (Link)

Vietnam
•  Northern Vietnam faces lean harvest (Link)
•  Hanoi hospital saves pregnant woman, baby with H1N1 (Link)
•  HCM City kids fall prey to diarrhoea outbreak (Link)
•  Recurrence of H5N1 in birds in Ca Mau (Link)

General
•  WHO releases new swine flu figures (Link)
•  Insect cells could cut vaccine production to 10 weeks (Link)
•  Flu Vaccine: U.S. Cuts Order, U.K. Tries to Recoup Costs (Link)
•  H1N1 Flu Is a False Pandemic, Health Expert Claims (Link)
•  Drug companies face European inquiry over swine flu vaccine stockpiles (Link)
•  Swine flu: "They Organized the Panic". Inquiry into the Role of Big Pharma and WHO by Council of Europe (Link)
•  Health expert: Swine flu outbreak exaggerated by pharmaceutical companies for profits (Link)
•  Doubts cast on H1N1 scare (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 D225G and D225N in Moldova Patient (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 D225G in Nasopharyngeal Swab from Fatal Brazil Case (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Transmission of Fatal H1N1 D225G/N Accelerates Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for January 11

by: Nimbus

Sat Jan 10, 2009 at 23:30:24 PM EST

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News Reports for January 11

by: AlohaOR

Fri Jan 11, 2008 at 00:32:28 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • UK -  Bird flu alert prompts farm search
  • Indonesian teenage girl tests positive for bird flu
  • France raises bird flu alert
  • UK - Bird flu fuels fears for economy
  • Irish poultry farmers urged to be vigilant for bird flu
  • Bangladesh - Heightened concerns over bird flu
  • UK - H5N1 virus strikes the UK again
  • UK - New traceability system launched
  • Iran - Samples sent to Italy for bird flu tests
  • Scientists find key to avian flu in humans
  • UK - Tests continue as dead birds found
  • UK - Bird flu swans 'flew in from Europe' Valerie Elliot
  • Lebanon -  Physicians implore state to take bird flu seriously
  • Egypt - Villagers say poultry innocent in bird flu deaths
  • US (Colorado) - Preparing for pandemic flu
  • Effect Measure: Director General of OIE speaks. Too bad.
  • British Medical Journal reports on PPE's ability to stop spread
  • UK - Interesting study on 1918 impact of urbanization and population density
  • UK - Passing bird may be H5N1 source
Summary of News for January 10, 2008
General
•   UN: Prepare for big flu pandemic economic hit (Link)
•   OIE: H5N1 bird flu virus reassuringly stable (Link and Link)
Benin
•   Priests battle bird flu with Voodoo (Link)
China
•   Man got bird flu from contact with infected son: officials (Link)
Haiti
•   Eggs, chicken grow scarce (Link)
Lao PDR
•   Vientiane eases poultry restrictions (Link)
Pakistan
•   Peshawar: New law on bird flu virus likely (Link)
Singapore
•   Singapore conducts bird flu exercise (Link)
United Kingdom
•   Influenza season 2007/08 - use of antivirals (Link)
•   New bird flu fears as H5N1 found in dead swans (Link,   Link and Defra report)
•   Workers given Tamiflu as vets test more dead birds (Link)
Viet Nam
•   Outbreak in poultry (Link)
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