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January 16

News Reports for January 16

by: Nimbus

Tue Jan 15, 2008 at 23:55:08 PM EST

Summary of News for January 15, 2008
Cayman Islands
•    Cayman Islands: Flu pandemic threatens business (Link)
India
•    India Confirms New BF Outbreak In West Bengal Is H5N1 (Link)
•    Bird flu confirmed again in India (Link)
•    India battles bird flu, West Bengal asked to seal borders (Link)
•    Still clueless at Ground Zero as bird flu spreads in Bengal (Link)
•    3rd Bird Flu Outbreak in Last Two Years (Link)
Indonesia
•    Indonesian teenage girl dies of bird flu (Link)
Iran
•    Bird Flu Vaccine Deal With Indonesia (Link)
United States
•    Report Urges U.S. to Abandon Containment Strategy for Pandemic Flu Planning (Link)
•    San Antonio Offers Free Immunization Clinics (Link)
General
•    Anadis' Milk-Based Anti-Influenza Virus Antibodies To Provide Immediate Immunity (Link)
•    PATH to use Gates gift to help poor nations make flu vaccine (Link)
•    Plague a growing but overlooked threat: study (Link)
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News Reports for January 16, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 20:25:31 PM EST

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

China
• 4th case of H7N9 reported in Shanghai (Link)
• CIDRAP: Four more Chinese H7N9 cases reported (Link)
• Fujian Province, one case of human infection with the H7N9 new bird flu cases (translated) (Link)
• Guangdong: Province added two cases of human infection with H7N9 bird flu (Link)
• Zhejiang Province, two cases of human infection with the H7N9 new bird flu cases (translated) (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• MERS eyed in death of Bangladeshi doctor in Riyadh (Link)
• Bangladeshi doctor showing symptoms of MERS dies in Saudi Arabia (Link)

Thailand
• Thailand On High Alert Against Bird Flu (Link)

United States
• MI: H1N1 flu tied to three Kent County deaths (Link)
• OR: 11 flu-related deaths reported at Portland-area hospitals (Link)
• TX: 3 More Die from Flu in El Paso (Link)
• TX: Houston Doctors: H1N1 Causing Serious Complications (Link)

Research
• Canada: H5N1 strain from Alberta nurse resembles Chinese strain (Link)
• CIDRAP: Novartis tests sublingual flu vaccine in mice (Link)
• This Week's Forecast: What Flu Season May Look Like (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: Novel paramyxovirus found in field biologist returning from Africa (Link)
• Cold and flu season is here, but are those symptoms related? (Link)
• Our View: Late-season flu shot will help protect you (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Dallas County Severe H1N1 Cases Spike Higher (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary; China: Fujian, Guangdong, Zhejiang Provinces Report New H7N9 Cases (Link)


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News Reports for January 16, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 14:05:11 PM EST

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Canada
• Flu spiking, spreading in Canada (Link)

India
• Punjab & Haryana: Swine flu death toll 4 (Link)
• Punjab: Two swine flu cases reported in Sangrur, Barnala (Link)

Nepal
Bird flu hits 4 places in Pokhara (Link)

United States
• Report: Preparedness steps hedge against busy flu seasons (Link)
• US: 100 kids die of flu each year (Link)
• Flu Epidemic Exposes U.S. Risk Management Flaws (Link)
• Why There Are Flu Vaccine Shortages (Link)
• A flu that just won't go away: From soccer to Mass, people try not to spread germs (Link)
• Mild flu season helped create current epidemic (Link)
• CA: Local flu rates double in a week (Link)
• IL: Flu Fight 2013 Closes Schools, Halting Kids From 'Sharing Secretions' (Link)
• IL: Sympathy for the snifflers (Link)
• MT: Confirmed flu cases jump to 244 in Flathead County (Link)
• NY: ProMED - Avian influenza (04): USA (NY) H5 LPAI, poultry, RFI for N-type (Link)
• NY: CIDRAP - H5 virus detected in duck at NYC live bird market (Link)
• NY: Youth club bans high-fives due to flu (Link)

Research
• NanoViricides moves ahead with anti-flu drug program shown to be superior to Tamiflu (Link)

General
• In Flu Season,Use a Mask. But Which One? (Link)
• Flu Activity and Norovirus on the Rise in Europe (Link)
• Flu Vaccine: The Best You Can Do Is Not the Best We Can Do (Link)
• 7 Flu-Fighting Strategies for Family Caregivers (Link)
• Flu In Poor Communities Shows Inequality Of 2013 Outbreak (Link)
•  Speaking of fighting the flu, where do germs lurk in your office? (Link)


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News Reports for January 16, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 20:34:55 PM EST

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Bhutan
•  Outbreak triggers culling and hiding (Link)

Cambodia
•  First bird flu victim of year clings to life (Link)

Egypt
•  Transport ban affecting Egyptian poultry industry (Link)

India
•  Khurda to Mayurbhanj: Bird flu fear spreads (Link)
•  Jharkhand: Dying crows deny India is bird flu free (Link)
•  Odisha: Central Team visits Chilika Lake to study bird flu symptoms (Link)
•  Culling to continue for next 5 days in Meghalaya (Link)
•  Hundreds of crows found dead in Bihar (Link)
•  Several birds reported dead in Ganjam (Link)

Malaysia
•  No Second Wave Of H1N1 Outbreak, Says Liow (Link)

Republic of Ireland
•  Dublin: Flu patient in critical care as cases double in a week (Link)

Turkey
•  Swine flu cases recorded in Turkey (Link)

United States
•  The flu bug isn't biting hard yet, but it's early (Link)

Research
•  Does the La Nina weather pattern lead to flu pandemics? (Link)
•  La Nina 'may abet' flu pandemics (Link)

Commentary
•  Steve Connor - The Independent: Killer flu doctors: US censorship is a danger to science (Link)


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News Reports for January 16, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 23:41:19 PM EST

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Iraq
•  Crof's Blogs: Iraq - Bird flu H5N1 reported in Baghdad (Link) Original untranslated article: (Link)

Israel
•  Two Swine-Flu Deaths (Link)

Russia
•  Swine flu on rise in Russia, Europe - chief doctor (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Adviser denies flu vaccine claims (Link)
•  Isle of Wight: Extra vaccine ordered as flu disrupts Island (Link)
•  Doctors ordered to stop giving flu jabs to children (Link)

Vietnam
•  Another case of A/H1N1 discovered in HCM City (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Pennsylvania H1N1 S186P Death Cluster Matches UK Clade (Link)


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News Reports for January 16, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 23:17:43 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  Unknown disease kills 3 children in Sylhet Division (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong: 15% HK population acquires immunity to new flu without vaccination: findings  (Link)

Egypt
•  H1N1 will continue for another year probably (Link)
•  3 new H1N1 deaths: toll now 219 (Link)

France
•  258 deaths (translated) (Link)

India
•  Bird Flu Strikes West Bengal Again (Link)
•  Villagers resist culling, ask for pending compensation (Link)
•  13 children die of pneumonia in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, India (Link)
•  Seminar on containment of avian flu held in Siliguri (Link)

Indonesia
•  Dead chicken postive for H5N1 (Link)

Romania
•  Romania Registers 104 Deaths, 6,545 AH1N1 Infections (Link)

Ukraine
•  Health Ministry Confirms 974 Deaths Of Flu And Acute Respiratory Viral Infections  (Link)

United States
•  Swine Flu Deaths Reach 11,000 (Link)
•  One in five Americans got swine flu vaccine, CDC reports (Link)

General
•  CIDRAP: Analyst: Adjuvanted H1N1 vaccines helped stir Europe's debate (Link)
•  H1N1 main flu spreads on 3 continents (Link)
•  WHO: H1N1 toll reaches 13,554 (Link)
•  Scientists discover avian influenza outbreak closely related to bird migration (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Swine H3N2 in Iowan Lacking Swine Exposure  (Link)


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News Reports for January 16, 2009

by: AlohaOR

Thu Jan 15, 2009 at 23:28:31 PM EST

New Stories for Today:
General
•  Health Care Friday (link to Daily Kos)
Canada
•  Critical-care plan to be expanded across Ontario (Link)
China
•  Hong Kong scientists produce chicken feed with bird flu vaccine (Link)
Congo DR
•  Congo: Ebola update (link)
Germany
•  Turkeys culled in bird flu outbreak (Link)
Nepal
•  Bird flu virus found in chickens in Nepal (Link)
Thailand
•  Birdflu warning for 14 provinces (Link)
United States
•  U.S. only half ready for flu pandemic (Link)
•  Federal assessment finds progress, gaps in state plans for pandemic influenza (Link to press release and link to HHS report)
•  Rising H9N2 influenza Replikin count has doubled that of H5N1 (Link to press release)  
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News Reports for January 16

by: Nimbus

Tue Jan 16, 2007 at 00:14:55 AM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • AZERBAIJAN - Testing wild birds for bf / previous test results due out today (translation)
  • RUSSIA - Stepping up bio-security at poultry farms in Stavropol (translation)
  • Bird Flu Poses Threat to Global Markets
  • Japan: Extra $67 million to aid bird flu battle
  • South Dakota Continues Pandemic Preparedness
  • Expert: Flu epidemic unlikely to happen in China- Spike in number of [reg] flu sufferers
  • China: report on flu virus types this year (translation)
  • Part 4 of Turkish series- What if we all take Tamiflu?
  • Thailand Reports H5N1 Avian Flu Strain in Wild Birds (pigeons) (Update4)
  • More Indonesia hospitals prepare for bird flu
  • Bird flu reports spreading in Asia
  • Japan's bird flu virus determined as H5N1 strain
  • Canada: Cities and towns ill-prepared for emergencies: municipalities
  • EU says no new measures needed now against bird flu
  • Effect Measure- January again and the bird flu news is unsettling
  • Indonesia stepping up BF activities
  • Vietnamese gov't urges fiercer battle against bird flu
  • Thailand: Hunt for 2 workers from bird-flu farm
  • Avian Flu Prevention in Afghanistan
  • China: Animal epidemics to be 'wiped out'

Summary of News for January 15 2007

Azerbaijan
    •   Azerbaijan - report from Fizuli (Link) and (Link)
China
    •  Chinese premier promises effective, open fight against bird flu (Link)
    •   Festive bird smuggling industry raises H5N1 fears in Hong Kong (Link)
India
    •  Millions of Hindus Wash Away Their Sins (Link)
Indonesia
    •  Indonesia Bans Backyard Poultry Farms (Link) and (Link)
    •   Indonesia to get kits for faster bird flu diagnose (Link)
    •   Jakarta bird flu hospital overwhelmed with patients (Link)
    •   West Java 'slow' to admit bird flu danger (Link)
    •   Indonesia scientist says 1/5th of stray cats carry bird flu virus (Link) and (Link)
    •   Bird flu patients inundate Indonesia clinic (Link) and (Link)
    •   Diagnostic kits for faster detection of bird flu only ready in March (Link)
    •   Video Report -  Bird Flu Persists in Indonesia (Link)
    •   Half of Indonesia Bird Flu Endemic (Link)
Ireland
    •   Ireland: Govt publishes flu pandemic plan (Link)
Japan
    •   Japan tests find no spread of bird flu (Link)
    •   Japan: Farm will be disinfected Tues. and Wed.(Link)
Korea
    •   Flu strikes Korea (Link)
Thailand
    •   Thailand has first bird flu outbreak in 6 months (Link) and (Link)
    •   Thailand Reports Finding H5N1 Avian Flu Strain in Wild Birds (Link)
Turkey
    •   Turkey: Bird flu, military checkpoints and open prisons (Link)
United Kingdom
    •   Bird flu 'buddies' plan (Link)
USA
    •   Bird flu will challenge to U.S. health system, expert predicts (Link)
Vietnam
    •   Unsafe poultry pouring into Vietnam's largest city (Link)
General
    •   New Bird Flu Cluster May Signal Change in H5N1 Virus (Update2) (Link)
    •  WHO: Avian influenza - situation in Indonesia - update 3  (Link)

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