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January 14

News Reports For January 14

by: MaMa

Sun Jan 14, 2007 at 00:16:05 AM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Bird Flu Infects Indonesian Teenager, Creating New H5N1 Cluster
  • Arkansas: New flu could be more lethal than the 1918 outbreak
  • Korean dish 'may cure bird flu'
  • Nigerian Northern State Culls 21,000 Birds To Contain Avian Flu
  • Bird Flu Hits 7th Vietnamese Province
  • Myanmar intensifies bird flu watch amid outbreaks in nearby countries
  • Japan:Miyazaki and Kiyotaki: 2400 chickens die in short time
  • Europe warned over resurgence of bird flu
Summary of News for January 13 2007

Indonesia
    •  Two Indonesian women die of bird flu, cluster feared (Link)
    •  Jakarta: City Council demands proof of commitment to bird flu battle (Link)
    •  A boy, positive from bird flu, is in critical condition (Link)
    •  Bird Flu Cases Climb in Indonesia (Link)
Japan
    •  Gov't eyes culling 10,000 chickens if bird flu confirmed in Miyazaki (Link)
UK
    •  Report on UK internet resillience during a pandemic (Link)
    •  Britain's Bird flu 'buddies' plan (Link)
China
    •  China confirms new human bird flu case(first announced Jan.10) (Link)
    •  Hong Kong confirms (new) bird flu case, in birds (Link)
    •  Hong Kong:  Buddhists free birds despite flu worries (Link)
    •  Chinese Poultry Vaccination Woes (translation and synopsis) (Link), original article in Chinese (Link)
    •  Another H5N1 positive bird in Hong Kong (Link)
Vietnam
    •  Bird flu spreads to 6th Vietnamese province (Link)
Turkey
    •  Knowing what you don't know (2nd part of Turkey article) (Link)
Canada
    •  Edmonton hospitals test pandemic containment tents (Link)
General
    •  Alarm as bird flu spreads (Link)
    •  Bird flu drug carries a lethal threat (Jan.7/o7, reference)(Link)

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News Reports for January 14, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 20:23:54 PM EST

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Canada
• Ontario: Flu kills two in London area (Link)

China
• China confirms H5N1 bird flu outbreak (Link)
• Number of bird flu patients rises across several provinces (Link)
• Shanghai reports 2 new H7N9 cases (Link)
• CIDRAP: China confirms 11 more H7N9 cases, 1 fatal (Link)
• WHO; Jan. 13: China; Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• WHO; Jan. 14: China; Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)

Spain
• Swine flu kills elderly man in Spain (Link)

Turkey
• ProMED: Influenza (05): Turkey, A(H3N2) (Link)

United States
• AR: Arkansas: State flu season looks severe  (Link)
• IA: Flu kills otherwise healthy Iowa child, underscoring need for vaccinations, state says (Link)
• IN: Indiana: Flu concerns rising (Link)
• UT: 3 die of flu in southwestern Utah; 46 hospitalized (Link)

Commentary
• Helen Branswell: The flu shot shortage: Who's to blame? (Link)
• Virology Down Under: links to three articles from Dr. Ian Mackay (Link)
• Maryn McKenna: Scientific American: A Flu Vaccine That's Always in Season (Link)
• Helen Branswell: National lab to study virus isolated from fatal H5N1 case in Alberta (Link)


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News Reports for January 14, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 14:04:31 PM EST

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Canada
• 7 die from flu-related complications in Thunder Bay (Link)

India
• Hindus Enter River Ganges In Maha Kumbh Mela, Worlds Largest Religious Festival (Link)
• Forest dept scanner on migratory birds to detect bird flu cases during Kumbh (Link)

Indonesia
• New Avian Flu Not Bioterrorism, Commission Secretary Says (Link)
• Discover Bird Flu Vaccine Falls On Ducks (translated) (Link)

Mexico
• Vaccination Underway after New Bird Flu Outbreaks (Link)

United States
• A Snapshot of Influenza Activity in All 50 States (Link)
• CO: Flu's impact is felt in city (Link)
• MA: Thousands line up to get flu vaccine in Boston (Link)
• MA: Socioeconomic factors hindering vaccination effort (Link)

Research
• Nature: Tensions linger over discovery of coronavirus (Link)

General
• ProMED: Novel coronavirus (HCoV-EMC), bats and pigs (translated) (Link)
• An influenza primer, updated for 2012/13 (Link)

Commentary
• Helen Branswell:  Flu studies suggest vaccine 'match' not super predictor of effectiveness  (Link)
• David Zich, Special to CNN: How the holidays spread the flu (Link)
• Washington Post Editorial: A bad flu season (Link)
• Editorial: Take this N.J. flu season seriously (New Jersey) (Link)


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News Reports for January 14, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 07, 2012 at 14:46:54 PM EST

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Bhutan
•  Crow deaths in India alert Bhutan (Link)
•  Bird flu hits Thimphu (Link)
•  Bird Flu: More surveillance underway (Link)

Bulgaria
•  Two Flu Viruses Hit Bulgaria (Link)

India
•  Bird Flu Scare in Odisha, 31,175 Fowls Killed (Link)
•  Swine flu puts health authorities on tenterhooks (Link)
•  Bird deaths reported in several Baleswar areas (Link)

Indonesia
•  West Jakarta Prepares 300 Doctors to Handle Avian Flu Case (Link)
•  Gowa Regency Helps Residents (translated) (Link)

United States
•  DE: Health officials report first Type B influenza case of season in Sussex County (Link)
•  MA: Flu levels low, but pneumonia rates higher (Link)

Research
•  CIDRAP: Researchers air new theories about 1918 flu mortality (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Study - H3N2 dominance may lead to more pneumococcal pneumonia (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Egypt H5N1 Recombines With Seasonal H1N1 H3N2 pH1N1 (Link)


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News Reports for January 14, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 21:36:16 PM EST

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Canada
•  Flu in Central Canada shows 'burst of activity' (Link)

Egypt
•  Swine flu recurs (Link)

Iran
•  13 die of influenza in Iran: health minister (Link)

Pakistan
•  NIH gets 125 blood samples of suspected swine patients (Link)

South Korea
•  SoKor Confirms Dead Wild Duck Due to Bird Flu Virus (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Virus outbreak leaves two dead, 42 seriously ill (Link)
•  Flu virus claims 15 more victims in Wales (Link)
•  British singer Trish Keenan dies of pneumonia due to swine flu (Link)
•  Flu deaths at William Harvey (Link)

United States
•  MD: Flu now 'widespread' in Maryland (Link)
•  OK: Flu Cases Rise in Oklahoma
(Link)

Research
•  Transgenic chickens curb bird flu transmission (Link)


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News Reports for January 14, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 23:27:56 PM EST

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China
•   Sinovac Obtains Fifth H1N1 Vaccine Order from Chinese Central Government (Link)

Egypt
•  4 new H1N1 deaths Total now 214(translated)  (Link)

India
•  Swine flu cases touch 9,580 in Delhi (Link)
•  Bird flu confirmed, culling starts in Murshidabad  (Link)

Ukraine
•  Seasonal death toll from influenza, respiratory infections in Ukraine is 950 (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine flu briefings scrapped as case numbers (Link)
•  Government abandons swine flu briefings as crisis eases (Link)

United States
•  CA: Latinos and blacks in California,more likly to die of H1N1 than whites (Link)
•  MN: 2 flu deaths confirmed, but cases remain few (Link)
•  OR: Hospitalizations up 18 in 19 days and 4 new deaths  (Link)
•  PA: (+3) New Year Update as of 01.14.10 (Link)

General
•  Health officials, experts reject 'false pandemic' charges (Link)
•  New Research Findings Can Improve Avian Flu Surveillance Programs (Link)
•  New method for a cheaper version of Tamiflu developed (Link)
•  WHO official: H1N1 threat not exaggerated  (Link)
•  H1N1 pandemic false alarm, inquiry to expose the truth (you tube video) (Link)
•  Germ threat: Preparing for bioterrorism (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: New Ukraine H1N1 Sequences Raise Concerns (Link)
•  Oh, that dangerous squalene! (Link)


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News Reports for January 14

by: Nimbus

Tue Jan 13, 2009 at 23:05:54 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Japan - Govt plans survey on Tamiflu-resistant flu
  • US - Flu Outbreak at Texas High School Raises Concerns
  • Vietnam - Flu virus found in smuggled fowls
  • USA - DC - Obama team joins Bush 'war gaming'
  • Acute Febrile Disease--Maldives
  • China - Beijing no longer on bird flu alert
  • China - Hong Kong - $288m spent on antiviral drugs
  • China - Singapore - Avian flu medicine ready for trial runs
  • Russia - Specialists look into pneumonia outbreak
  • Egyptian child has H5N1 infection
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News Reports for January 14

by: AlohaOR

Mon Jan 14, 2008 at 00:00:00 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Indonesia - 16yo  bird flu patient hospitalized (same case as reported here 1/11/08)
  • Indonesia - 32yo woman dies of bird flu: health official
  • UK - Swans: no new bodies found
  • Romania bird flu outbreak under control
  • Thailand to host bird-flu conference
  • Pravda: Bird flu may be easily transmissible between humans
  • FoxNews opinion: "Bird Flu: More Over-Hyped Than the Super Bowl"
  • ACLU asks if pandemic plans threaten rights
  • US - Farmers fear a barnyard Big Brother
  • UK - Funding shake-up will free scientists to advise Government on vital issues
Summary of News for January 13, 2008
Bangladesh
•   Bird flu strikes farm (Link and Link)
Egypt
•   Poultry sellers ignore live sales ban despite new bird flu cases (Link)
India
•   India sounds bird flu alert after chicken deaths (Link and Link)
•   25,000 birds die, avian flu scare in Bengal (Link)
United States
•   Ohio: Local writes about 1918 flu outbreak (Link)
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