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January 15

News Reports For January 15

by: MaMa

Sun Jan 14, 2007 at 23:32:16 PM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Azerbaijan: In Fizuli area of the avian flu is not detected (translation)
  • Azerbaijan: The mass chicken [death] twice in Agjabedi region confirmed (translation)
  • West Java 'slow' to admit bird flu danger
  • Indonesia: Banning backyard farms
  • Indonesia to get kits for faster bird flu diagnosis
  • New Bird Flu Cluster May Signal Change in H5N1 Virus (Bloomberg Update2)
  • Jakarta bird flu hospital overwhelmed with patients
  • Unsafe poultry pouring into Vietnam's largest city
  • Thailand has first bird flu outbreak in 6 months
  • Thai Officials Find Bird Flu in Ducks
  • China:  Wen Jiabao speaks on bird flu- Chinese premier promises effective, open fight against bird flu
  • Festive bird smuggling industry raises H5N1 fears in Hong Kong
  • Japan tests find no spread of bird flu
  • Indonesia scientist says 1/5th of stray cats carry bird flu virus
  • India: Millions of Hindus Wash Away Their Sins
  • Britain:  Bird flu 'buddies' plan
  • Indonesia: Diagnostic kits for faster detection of bird flu only ready in March
  • Bird Flu Persists in Indonesia (video link)
  • Indonesia: the Government must carry out the intensive inspection of the bird flu sufferers that remained in one house (translation)
  • WHO- situation in Indonesia - update 3, Jan.15
  • Bird flu will [be a]challenge to U.S. health system, expert predicts
  • Half of Indonesia Bird Flu Endemic
  • Ireland: Govt publishes flu pandemic plan
Summary of News for January 14 2007

Indonesia
    •  Bird Flu Infects Indonesian Teenager, Creating New H5N1 Cluster (Link)
    •  Father ruled out in latest cluster of Indonesian bird flu cases (Link)
    •  Bird Flu Cluster in Indonesia Raises Fears of Change in Virus (quoting Osterholm) (Link)
Japan
    •  Miyazaki and Kiyotaki: 2400 chickens die in short time(Link)
    •  Bird flu tests on Japan's poultry(Link)
USA
    •  Arkansas: New flu could be more lethal than the 1918 outbreak (Link)
Nigeria
    •  Nigerian Northern State Culls 21,000 Birds To Contain Avian Flu (Link)
Vietnam
    •  Bird flu hits 7th Vietnamese province (Link)
Myanamar
    •  Myanmar intensifies bird flu watch amid outbreaks in nearby countries (Link)
Europe
    •  Europe warned over resurgence of bird flu(Link)
General
    •  Korean dish 'may cure bird flu'(Link)

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News Reports for January 15, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 20:25:12 PM EST

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

Canada
• CIDRAP: Report details brain complications in Canada's H5N1 case (Link)

China
• China reports 5 new H7N9 cases (Link)
• Hong Kong: NHFPC notifies CHP of three additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Fujian and Zhejiang (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP, Jan. 15: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• Bird flu epidemic overshadows Chinese New Year (Link)
• Guangdong Province to add two cases of human infection with H7N9 bird flu (translated) (Link)
• Confirmed cases of H7N9 avian influenza reported one case of human infection in Shanghai (Link)
• Zhejiang new case of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (Link)

Kazakhstan
• Committee of Tourism Industry of Kazakhstan warns tourists against H5N1 (translated) (Link)

Singapore
• Two Citibank employees in Singapore infected with H1N1 (Link)

United States
• CA: Flu outbreak among Fresno County Jail inmates (Link)
• IA: State official says flu killed healthy boy It's rare for a child to die who doesn't have another illness, the director says (Link)
• KS: Spike in flu cases stretching resources at Wichita hospitals (Link)
• KS: Sedgewick County, Kansas Health Dept: Flu-like symptoms (Link)
• MA: Vaccination rate for flu disappointing (Link)
• TX: Death Toll from Flu-Related Illnesses Rises to 5 in Tarrant County (Link)
• TX: Flu Vaccine Limited but Officials Still Urge People to Get Shots (Link)
• TX: Flu vaccine in short supply as casualty count mounts (Link)
• TX: Is Your Phone Giving You The Flu? (Link)
• TX: Flu Patients Overwhelming Area Hospitals (Link)
• TX: Flu Claims the Life of Three Additional El Pasoans (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: California Week1 H1N1 Hospitalizations Spike Higher (Link)
• Helen Branswell: National lab to study virus isolated from fatal H5N1 case in Alberta (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 15, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 14:04:51 PM EST

Reminder: Please do not post whole articles, just snippets and links, and do not post articles from the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Thanks!

Bhutan
• CIDRAP: H5N1 hits backyard flocks in Bhutan (Link)

Canada
• Ontario: Bug hits hard (Link)

India
• Swine flu : 19 confirmed cases in Punjab; 7 in Ludhiana (Link)

Indonesia
• Set Special Status Bird Flu Outbreak in National (translated) (Link)

Mexico
• Two highly pathogenic bird flu outbreaks hit Mexican egg farms (Link)

United States
• Flu Epidemic Waning but Could Still Make Comeback (Link)
• Flu Season: 47 States Report Widespread Outbreaks Dr. Richard Besser discusses headlines from the record-breaking flu season (Video) (Link)
• CA: The flu is fast headed our way: 5 ways to fight (Link)
• IL: Massive Flu Outbreak Overwhelms Chicago Hospitals (Video) (Link)
• MA: City Under Flu Crisis: 48 Hours in Boston's Massive Flu Outbreak (Link)
• MA: Boston firms boost efforts to fight flu outbreak (Link)
• NJ: Hospitals Block Visitors With Flu Symptoms From Entering (Video) (Link)
• NJ: Doctor: Don't skip the flu shot, or you might get those around you sick (Link)
• VA: Inova restricts hospital visits over flu fears (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: Canada - Modeling study finds low pandemic risk from variant H3N2 (Link)
• Tensions linger over discovery of coronavirus  (Link)

General
• The Flu, Explained (Link)
• Cold And Flu Prevention: 10 Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System (Link)
• Flu Prevention: Why Are Adults Still Sneezing Into Their Hands? (Link)
• Hand sanitizer spread faster than the flu America seems to have maxed out on the germ-fighting gel (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Reported US Pediatric Flu Deaths Increase To 38 (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 15, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 20:34:31 PM EST

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Cambodia
•  2-year-old boy H5N1 positive (Link)

India
•  Odisha: Bird flu scare grips Betanoti (Link)
•  Odisha: Flu spreads to Mayurbhanj district (Link)
•  Meghalaya govt to create awareness on bird-flu (Link)
•  Odisha: Crow death shadow spreads to Sambalpur (Link)
•  No major swine flu threat, say doctors (Link)
•  Odisha: Bird flu spreads to Mayurbhanj district in Odisha (Link)
•  Odisha: Bird flu detected in another Odisha district (Link)

Indonesia
•  South Sulawesi: Gowa Regency Helps Residents (translated) (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Health chiefs prepare campaign to prevent epidemic during Olympics (Link)

General
•  WHO will take a role in solving issued raised by bird flu studies controversy (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 15, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 21:36:30 PM EST

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Canada
•  Alberta: AHS needs you to get your flu shot (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Two children with swine flu die (Link)
•  Third Wolverhampton swine flu death (Link)
•  Swine flu: hospitals 'gridlocked' (Link)

United States
•  US: CDC sees flu trends in flux (Link)
•  OK: Hospital admitting more flu patients (Link)
•  VA: Health officials say flu cases on the rise across Virginia (Link)

Research
•  Scientists Develop New Chickens (translated) (Link)
•  H1N1 didn't kill people. People killed people. (Link) Abstract: Severe pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza disease due to pathogenic immune complexes (Link)

General
•  Universal Flu Vaccine: Swine flu gives its survivors supercharged immunity (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 D225G Transmission in the US and UK (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 15, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 23:28:27 PM EST

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Canada
•  H1N1 impact greater than 2003 blackout (Link)

China
•  SEAsia to crack down on poultry smuggling to fight H5N1 (Link)

Egypt
•  Boy, 1 1/2 H5N1 positive (translated) (Link)
•  Cases of swine flu deaths raise the death toll to 216 (translated) (Link)

France
•  H1N1: 258 dead in France (Link)

India
•  Bird flu outbreak (Link)
•  Fresh outbreak of birdflu in Murshidabad, Central team sent (Link)

Mexico
•  Mexican scientists reflect on swine flu lessons (Link)

United States
•  New CDC estimate: Swine flu death count rises (Link)
•  Thousands of high-risk kids missing 2nd H1N1 flu doses (Link)
•  US: CDC Weekly Influenza Update (Link)
•  IL: 3 new deaths, total now 89 (Link)
•  WV: Two Hospital Workers Fired for Refusing Flu Shots (Link)

General
•  Swine flu taskforce's links to vaccine giant: more than half the experts fighting the "pandemic" have ties to drug firms (Link)
•  New Research Findings Can Improve Avian Flu Surveillance Programs (Link)
•  Study Finds No Link Between Flu And Schizophrenia (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Spike in H1N1 Fatalities in Romania Raises Concerns (Link)
•  Crofsblogs: West Bengal: B2B H5N1 breaks out again (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 15

by: Nimbus

Wed Jan 14, 2009 at 22:28:08 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
China
•  Hong Kong: Thai poultry imports resume (Link)
India
•  Residents of Dharamsala are worried about a potential bird flu outbreak during the migratory season (Link)
•  India corn futures seen higher on buying (link)
•  West Bengal: Status report on avian influenza in Assam and West Bengal as on 14.01.09 (link)
•  Lucknow: Preventive measures to check the spread of bird flu in state (link)
United Kingdom
•  Free 'Pandemic Prevention' DVD offer (Link)
United States
•  South Dakota reports case of swine flu (Link)
•  Latest flu season sets Tamiflu back but doesn't knock it down (Link)
•  HHS awards $487 million contract to build first U.S. manufacturing facility for cell-based influenza vaccine (link)
Vietnam
•  Type A/H5N1 patient leaves hospital (Link)
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News Reports for January 15

by: AlohaOR

Tue Jan 15, 2008 at 00:16:22 AM EST

Summary of News for January 14, 2008
General
•   Thailand to host international bird-flu conference (Link)
•   Pravda: Bird flu may be easily transmissible between humans (Link)
Indonesia
•   Indonesian woman dies of bird flu: health official (Link)
Romania
•   Romania bird flu outbreak under control (Link)
United Kingdom
•   Swans: no new bodies found (Link)
•   Funding shake-up will free scientists to advise Government on vital issues (Link)
United States
•   FoxNews opinion: "Bird flu: More over-hyped than the Super Bowl" (Link)
•   ACLU asks if pandemic plans threaten rights (Link)
•   Farmers fear a barnyard Big Brother (Link)
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