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January 12

News Reports For January 12

by: MaMa

Fri Jan 12, 2007 at 01:35:38 AM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Japan to conduct nation-wide bird flu inspections at all poultry farms
  • S. Korea: Seoul Temporarily Bans Japanese Poultry Imports
  • USA: Nebraska Offers Farmers Free Bird-Flu Testing
  • Officials rule out bird flu in mass of avian deaths in Western Australia
  • WHO expects global bird flu resurgence
  • Vietnam to set up bird flu emergency squads nationwide
  • Indonesia: Fear of bird flu yet to reach those in the poultry business
  • Bird flu returns to Nigeria farms
  • Three Indonesian teenagers suspected of being infected with bird flu
  • Turkey's Bird Flu outbreak: one year later
  • New suspected case of bird flu reported in northern Nigeria
  • Bird flu cases are reminder of threat - WHO expert
  • Australia: Autopsy may solve bird deaths (more details, photo)
  • Indonesia: 22 yo. woman tests positive
  • Situation in Indonesia: WHO update- January 12th
  • Japan: Suspected bird flu virus likely to be very virulent
  • Mystery infection that killed 20 in Indonesia still unidentified
  • A suspected bird flu patient dies in Jakarta
  • Nigeria reports 1 more state infected with bird flu amid fresh outbreak
  • UN-backed body `disappointed' by European ban on wild bird trade
  • NIGERIA: Bird flu re-emerges, culling underway (more details on culling and compensation)
  • Japan: Public told to brace for flu, get shots
Summary of News for January 11 2007

Indonesia
    •  Two more people suspected of bird flu (Link)
    •  Bird Flu May Have Infected Relatives of Indonesian H5N1 Patient (Link)
    •  Indonesian woman dies of bird flu, hospital official (Link)
    •   Four Suspected Bird Flu Sufferers Hospitalised In Jakarta (Link)
South Korea
    •  South Korea says human infected with bird flu, recovers (Link) and (Link)
    •  Farmer contracts bird flu (Link) and (Link)
    •  Korean has bird flu, but no symptoms (Link) and (Link)
    •  Five Koreans had H5N1 virus but no illness (Sept.21, 2006, reference, CIDRAP) (Link)

Japan
    •  Japan Farm May Have Bird Flu Outbreak (Link) and (Link)
    •  Suspected bird flu kills Japan chickens (Link)
    •  Japan awaits results in suspected bird flu case (Link)
    •  H5N1 suspected in Japan (Link)
China
    •  Increase of 13.8% in Seasonal Flu cases- N. China cities take measures to prevent flu outbreak (Link)
    •  China issues campus health alert for contagious diseases (Link)
Cambodia
    •  Cambodia tightens poultry ban after bird flu outbreaks in Vietnam (Link)
    •   Human bird flu case confirmed in Anhui  (Link)
Vietnam
    •  Poultry samples sent abroad for analysis amid bird flu threat (Link)
    •   Bird flu moves closer to Vietnam's largest city (Link)
USA
    •  Businesses Gather to Prepare for Pandemic Influenza (Link), More information about the summit, including registration, can found at (Link)
    •  California: Flu pandemic possible here- Prepare for it now, official says (Link)
    •  Pandemic flu outbreak would strain hospitals financially (Link)
Finland
    •  Travellers from Finland caught a pneumonia from Phuket (Link)
General
    •  Bird flu epidemic rumbles on around the world (Link)
    •  Avian Influenza Risk Perception, Europe and Asia (Link)
    •  Bird flu hits three Asian countries (Link)

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News Reports for January 12, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 20:23:16 PM EST

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Canada
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (13): Canada ex China (BJ) H5N1, fatal, case report (Link)
• Alberta: Edmonton's Flu Care Clinic has plenty of room, says AHS (Link)
• Hundreds line up to get flu shot in Saskatoon; Shots by appointment only in Regina clinic Sunday (Link)

China
• China reports one more H7N9 bird flu death (Link)
• Hong Kong: Health chief urges Lunar New Year precautions against bird flu (Link)
• Zhejiang Province, two cases of human infection with the H7N9 new bird flu cases (translated) (Link)

United States
• CDC: US is "in the thick" of flu season, cases up (Link)
• CA: Rough flu season taxes Sacramento region's emergency rooms (Link)
• CA: 7 die from the flu in California, 28 more deaths under investigation (Link)
• MI: Some Mich. hospitals restrict visitors due to flu (Link)
• TN: Clarksville man may be 12th Tennessee flu death (Link)
• TX: Hundreds Turned Away for Flu Shots in Texas (Link)

Research
• Australia: Some indigenous people more susceptible to new flu strains (Link)
•  Probabilistic differential diagnosis of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) using the time from immigration to illness onset among imported cases (Link)
• Text Messaging Boosts Flu Vaccine Rates in Pregnant Women (Link)

General
• Is it a cold or the flu? Severity is a tell-tale sign (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 12, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 19:58:23 PM EST

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India
• Rajasthan: Swine flu claims 39 lives since December (Link)

United States
• America is totally sick right now: Flu, whooping cough and 'winter vomiting disease' (Link)
• Doctors Recommend Flu Shot for Children With Egg Allergies (Link)
• As Flu Rages, Caregiving Suffers (Link)
• Flu cases down in some areas; child deaths up (Link)
• USA needs more effective flu shots, experts say (Link)
• Flu reaches epidemic level in US (Link)
• IL: 27 flu deaths reported in Illinois (Link)
• MA: Rising Number of Flu Cases Raises Public-Health Concern (Link)
• MA: Two more flu deaths confirmed, including child (Link)
• Flu In NYC Reaches Epidemic Levels With 'Severe' Strain Of AH3N2; Officials Recommend Flu Shot (Link)
• Cuomo Declares Public Health Emergency Over Flu Outbreak (Link)

General
• Your top 10 flu questions answered (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 12, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 07, 2012 at 14:46:13 PM EST

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China
•  Hong Kong Resumes Live Poultry Imports (Link)

India
•  Odisha: Bird Flu, culling in place at Khurda (Link)
•  Odisha: Bird flu - Teams collect samples (Link)
•  Bird flu in Meghalaya (Link)

Indonesia
•  Two Bird Flu Suspects Negative (translated) (Link)
•  Anticipation of Bird Flu Transmission, Kemenkes Monitor PD Location (translated) (Link)
•  City on alert to ward off bird flu (Link)

Japan
•  Bill sets curbs on public in epidemics (Link)

Republic of Ireland
•  Narcolepsy vaccine link progress criticised (Link)

United States
•  Bill Blocking NIH Public Access Policy Draws Fire (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Viruses found in wildlife parts illegally imported into US (Link)
•  AZ: Report on Arizona flu season is in (Link)
•  WV: New Swine Flu Concerns in West Virginia (Link)

Research
•  Pharma company hid vital data on Tamiflu, scientists claim (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 12, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 21:35:44 PM EST

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Canada
•  Flu had Toronto ERs beyond capacity (Link)

Croatia
•  Man in Croatia dies of swine flu despite having been vaccinated against it (Link)

Denmark
•  Two dead of Influenza A (Link)

Finland
•  Finland reports first A/H1N1 death in new flu season (Link)

Germany
•  Man dies of swine flu in Germany (Link)

Indonesia
•  Bengkulu, Indonesia: Child suspected to possibly have bird flu (translated) (Link)

South Korea
•  State of Emergency Declared as Bird Flu Spreads to Gyeonggi Province (Link)
•  S. Korea: Concerns grow over influenza A (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Doctor releases picture of his daughter, 3, just hours before swine flu killed her in bid to get all children to have vaccine (Link)
•  GPs in Wales report a slight drop in new flu cases (Link)
•  H1N1 swine flu found in UK poultry (Link)
•  GPs warned over bacterial co-infection in flu (Link)

United States
•  ND: Health Department Reports 1st Child Flu-Related Death (Link)

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News Reports for January 12, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 23:26:57 PM EST

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Australia
•  First Tamiflu Resistant H1N1 Case in Australia (Link) eMJA (Link)
•  RSOE Emergency and Disaster Information Service: Mystery Disease Killing Cattle In New South Wales, Australia (Link)

Canada
•  Pandemic exposed communications gap (Link)

Denmark
•  Pro-MED: H1N1 in pigs in Denmark (Link)

India
•  Preliminary test says no avian flu in Kaziranga (Link)

Indonesia
•  Hospital treats 20 year old bird flu suspect patient (Link) untranslated original (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Indonesian child recovering from H5N1 infection (Link)

Italy
•  Sicily: A/H1N1 in swine (Link)

Netherlands
•  Caprine contagion - Q Fever (Link)

United States
•  US: FDA advises on manufacturing MNPs during a pandemic (Link)

General
•  World Health Organization to review swine flu response (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Identical H1N1 Fatal D225G Sequences in Brazil and Ukraine (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Ukraine Fatalities Jump to 940 - Over 4 Million Infected (Link)


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News Reports for January 12

by: Nimbus

Sun Jan 11, 2009 at 22:04:30 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • USA - KS - Leavenworth County 4-H'ers help map area's history
  • UK - Juvaris BioTherapeutics Positive Data From Clinical Trial Of Flu Vaccine
  • Indonesia - 50% of traditional markets are highly prone to outbreaks of bird flu virus
  • China - Increase bird flu vigilance
  • China - Exercise Redwood to test government response to human avian flu cases
  • China says no evidence of bird flu virus mutation
  • Viet Nam - Bird flu patient recovers
  • Singapore - Do more to curb pandemic
  • China - Shanghi - Tips for the prevention of bird flu
  • Recombination and Hitch Hiking Drive H1N1 Tamiflu Resistance
  • Effect Measure: The mismatched flu B problem and what to do about it
  • USA - Dept of HHS - Update
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News Reports for January 12

by: AlohaOR

Sat Jan 12, 2008 at 00:38:07 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • UK - Nine [now 10] swans dead as bird flu concern grows (3 stories)
  • Romania - Avian influenza outbreak eradicated
  • US/Chile coordinate AI detection in Tierra del Fuego
  • Benin - Poultry farmers receive N3.29 million compensation
  • OIE chief's downplaying of pandemic risk draws fire
  • US - Pandemic nothing to sneeze at, energy official warns
  • UK - Public don't trust politicians over bird flu says expert
Summary of News for January 11, 2008
General
•   Scientists find key to avian flu in humans (Link and EM synopsis)
•   Effect Measure: Director General of OIE speaks. Too bad. (Link and CIDRAP story)
•   British Medical Journal reports on PPE's ability to stop spread (Link)
Bangladesh
•   Heightened concerns over bird flu (Link)
Egypt
•   Villagers say poultry innocent in bird flu deaths (Link)
France
•   France raises bird flu alert (Link)
Indonesia
•   Teenage girl tests positive for bird flu (Link and WHO confirmation)
Iran
•   Samples sent to Italy for bird flu tests (Link)
Lebanon
•   Physicians implore state to take bird flu seriously (Link)
United Kingdom
•   Bird flu alert prompts farm search; tests continue (Link,  Link and Link)
•   Bird flu fuels fears for economy (Link)
•   Irish poultry farmers urged to be vigilant for bird flu (Link)
•   New traceability system launched (Link)
•   Bird flu swans 'flew in from Europe' (Link and Link)
•   Interesting study on 1918 impact of urbanization and population density (Link)
United States
•   Colorado: Preparing for pandemic flu (Link)
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