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January 17

News Reports for January 17

by: Nimbus

Thu Jan 17, 2008 at 00:51:52 AM EST

Summary of News for January 16, 2008
Bangladesh
•    Bird flu has spread to another district in Bangladesh, forcing authorities to cull more than 1,500 birds (Link)
•    Over 21,000 fowls culled in Bangladesh in fear of bird flu (Link)
•    Bangladesh source of bird flu outbreak (Link)
Cayman Islands
•    Cayman bans UK birds (Link)
India
•    Suspect human cases in India (Link)
•    India culls chickens after bird flu (Link)
•    West Bengal: Culling begins, villagers smuggle out birds (Link)
•    India: Scientists' team will try to find out bird flu virus origin (Link)
•    India fights to contain worst bird flu outbreak (Link)
Nigeria
•    World Bank to assist Nigerian state to control bird flu (Link)
UK
•    (DEFRA) Avian Influenza update: further swan positive for H5N1 (Link)
•    Vaccinating Free Range; is it a Cure? (Link)
General
•    Death Bonds Drub Corporate Debt as Insurers Get Subprime Lift (Link)
•    Always wash your hands after paying (Link)
•    Ten countries hit by bird flu in January (Link)
•    Comments on recent OIE Director General statements (Link)
•    OIE chief says H5N1 still has pandemic potential (Link)
•    Keep your chicken bird flu free! (Link)
•    NEJM: Bird Flu Is Mistaken for Typhoid, Slowing Diagnosis, Study Says (Link)
•    NEJM: Update on Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus Infection in Humans (Link)
•    Exposure source unclear in 25% of human H5N1 cases (Link)
•    Review of human bf cases highlights patterns (No Link)
•    Bird flu may be spread indirectly, WHO says (Link)
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News Reports for January 17

by: Nimbus

Wed Jan 17, 2007 at 00:30:36 AM EST

New stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • China strives to wipe out bird flu by 2015
  • Jakarta: backyard farmers reluctant to kill birds in their prime
  • Chicago exercise focuses on effect of pandemic on financial sector
  • Egyptian woman tests positive for bird flu
  • BBC: - "Who's afraid of bird flu"
  • Asia: Populations in panic over bird flu (video link)
  • Jakarta: backyard farming banned without compensation
  • Scientists study spread of flu in 1918
  • Thailand: Ministry - Declare disaster zones
  • Blood type and susceptibility to bacteria or viruses?

Summary of News for January 16 2007
Afghanistan
    •   Avian Flu Prevention in Afghanistan (Link)
Australia
    •   Scientists assess bird flu in Australia (Link)
Azerbaijan
    •   Testing wild birds for bf / previous test results due out today (Link)
Canada
    •  Cities and towns ill-prepared for emergencies: municipalities (Link)
    •  Ottawa: Flu pandemic could overwhelm hospitals (Link)
China
    •  Spike in number of [reg] flu sufferers (Link)
    •  Flu virus types this year (Link)
    •   China: Animal epidemics to be 'wiped out' (Link)
European Union
    •   EU says no new measures needed now against bird flu (Link)
Indonesia
    •   More Indonesia hospitals prepare for bird flu (Link) and (Link)
    •   Bird flu reports spreading in Asia (Link)
    •   Indonesia stepping up BF activities (Link)
Japan
    •   Extra $67 million to aid bird flu battle (Link)
    •   Japan's bird flu virus determined as H5N1 strain (Link)
Russia
    •   Stepping up bio-security at poultry farms in Stavropol (Link)
Thailand
    •   Thailand Reports H5N1 Avian Flu Strain in Wild Birds [pigeons] (Link) and (Link)
    •  The ducks that died in the north of Thailand were wild ducks (Link)
    •   Thailand: Hunt for 2 workers from bird-flu farm (Link)
USA
    •   South Dakota Continues Pandemic Preparedness (Link)
    •   BF would ravage US, White House says (Link)
Vietnam
    •   Vietnamese gov't urges fiercer battle against bird flu (Link)
General
    •   'Bird Flu Poses Threat to Global Markets' (Link)
    •  What if we all take Tamiflu? (Link)
    •   Effect Measure- January again and the bird flu news is unsettling  (Link)
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News Reports for January 17, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 20:25:47 PM EST

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

China
• Shanghai reports 5th bird flu case (Link)
• China reports new H7N9 bird flu death (Link)
• CIDRAP: New cases put H7N9 pace near last year's peak (Link)
• WHO, Jan 16 update: China; Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus (Link)
• WHO, Jan 17 update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• Increasing H7N9 bird flu toll demands constant vigilance (Link)
• Spread of Bird Flu Worries China Ahead of Peak Travel Time (Link)
• H7N9 epidemic unlikely: health watchdog (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Body of MERS victim to be flown to Dhaka (Link)

South Korea
• South Korea to cull more than 20,000 ducks after report of possible bird flu (Link)
• Ducks culled in S Korea in suspected bird flu (Link)

United States
• OR: Visitor restrictions in place at Salem hospitals during flu season (Link)

Vietnam
• Vietnam officials urge caution as China's bird flu goes south (Link)

Research
• Potential Treatment for Drug-Resistant H7N9 Influenza Virus (Link)

General
• CNET: Apps to track the flu [video] (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: China H1N1 Sequences Target Lung (Link)
• Recombinomics: New cases put H7N9 pace near last year's peak (Link)
• Helen Branswell; Canada: Demand prompts additional flu vaccine orders (Link)
• Maggie Fox: Look for weird flu symptoms, CDC reminds doctors (Link)


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News Reports for January 17, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 14:05:30 PM EST

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Australia
• Poultry exports to Indonesia remain in limbo (Link)

Canada
• British Columbia: Masks mandated at Fraser Health Authority facilities to stop flu (Link)
• Ontario: Flu season has hospital ERs scrambling across GTA (Link)

India
• Gujarat: Two die of swine flu at Rajkot hospital (Link)

Israel
• Israeli boy dies of swine flu, first since 2010 (Link)

Malaysia
• Liow: Two trainees at Intan centre down with H1N1 (Link)

Nepal
Bird flu confirmed in four poultry farms in Kaski (Link)

Nicaragua
• MAGFOR Reinforces AI Surveillance (Link)

Palenstine
• Two Palestinians infected with H1N1 virus die  (Link)

United States
• Bad Flu Season Overshadows Other Winter Miseries (Link)
• Chicken soup, extra tissues: Hotels' take on flu epidemic (Link)
• IN: Indiana hospitals restrict visits to limit flu spread (Link)

Research
• Large study confirms flu vaccine safe in pregnancy (Link)
• Regulators approve new insect-based flu vaccine (Link)
• Rapidly Produced Flu Vaccine Wins F.D.A. Approval (Link)
• How Far Off Is a Better Flu Shot? (Link)

General
• Five Social Media Tools to Fight the Flu (Link)
• Ask Well: Do I Need a Flu Shot if I've Had the Flu? (Link)
• Just One Workout Can Double Your Flu-Fighting Chances (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Pennsylvania Flu Deaths Jump to 40 (Link)
• Recombinomics: US Week 2 Pneumonia & Influenza Death Rate Spikes to 8.3% (Link)
• Recombinomics: 9 Pediatric Flu Deaths Cited in CDC Week 2 FluView (Link)


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News Reports for January 17, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 20:35:17 PM EST

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Cambodia
•  WHO confirms human H5N1 case (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong: Little egret tests positive for H5N1 virus (Link)

Finland
•  Flu epidemic to strike in late January (Link)

India
•  'New bird flu strain killed Jharkhand crows' (Link)
•  Bird flu: Meghalaya to complete culling of birds tomorrow (Link)
•  Odisha bird flu: 32,000 chickens culled in Khurda (Link)

Laos
•  Laos warned against bird flu risk (Link)

Romania
•  Romanian flu vaccines recalled (Link)

Russia
•  Russians to fight flu with polar plunge (Link)

Taiwan
•  Government warns against contact with birds during Lunar New Year (Link)
•  Taiwan reports four new flu fatalities (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Could the London Olympics cause a deadly epidemic? (Link)

United States
•  New swine, drug-resistant flu strains arise (Link)

Research
•  La Nina linked to flu pandemics (Link)

General
•  Tamiflu maker accused of secrecy over trial data (Link)
•  NPWRC: Migration Patterns of Birds (2006) (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Egypt H5N1 PB1 Recombination With H1N1pdm09 (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Suspect H5N1 Cluster in Fayoum Egypt (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 17, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 23:41:34 PM EST

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Austria
•  H1N1 death toll rises (Link)

Canada
•  Ontario: Web changing way outbreak information spreads (Link)

Indonesia
•  Al-Mukhsin Students Suspected of H1N1 Transmission (Link)
•  Health Minister Confirms Cancer (Link)
•  Indonesian Health Minister Criticizes News Leak (Link)

Romania
•  Iasi: a 60 year old man diagnosed with AH1N1 died in the hospital (Link)

South Korea
•  23 new outbreaks of H5N1 in birds reported (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Ireland: Mayo General under pressure due to winter flu (Link)
•  Ireland: Flu summary, week 1 of 2011 (Link)
•  Student, 18, dies of swine flu three days after going to GP with cold (Link)

United States
•  IN: Flu cases increase, flu shots decrease (Link)
•  NC: What's Going Around? More flu cases (Link)

General
•  WHO over-extended, not performing well enough - chief (Link)


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News Reports for January 17, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 23:18:00 PM EST

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

China
•  Pro-MED: Influenza Pandemic (H1N1) (07): China, Travel Alert (Link)

Denmark
•  Swine flu confirmed on 2 farms (Link)

Egypt
•  Beni Suef: New human H5N1 case (Link)

India
•  Girl dies of suspected swine flu (Link)
•  Status Report on Avian Influenza outbreak in West Bengal (Link)
•  Six more swine flu deaths in Gujarat, India (Link)
•  New Delhi, India: Five new swine flu cases in Capital (Link)
•  One more dies of swine flu in Vadodara, India (Link)

Taiwan
•  Hospitalized H1N1 patients rising as immunization rate slows (Link)

Ukraine
•  Death toll from flu, respiratory infections in Ukraine rises to 974 (Link)

United States
•  DE: Officials warn of swine flu resurgence - Asian flu of 1957 serves as a cautionary tale (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Spike in H1N1 D225G Cases in Spain Raises Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for January 17, 2009

by: AlohaOR

Fri Jan 16, 2009 at 23:34:53 PM EST

China
•  New H5N1 death in China (link and link to Crofsblog)
Congo DR
•  IRC responds to Ebola epidemic in Congo (link)
India
•  Likely H5N1 spread to South Sikkim, India (link to Recombinomics commentary)
•  About 30 birds dead in Sikkim due to unnatural reasons (link)
•  Bird flu scare: Chandigarh keeps a watch on winged visitors (link)
Indonesia
•  Another suspect H5N1 cluster in Tangerang Indonesia (link to Recombinomics commentary)
•  Woman allegedly dies of bird flu in East Jakarta (link)
Japan
•  H1N1 Tamiflu resistance spreads across Japan (link to Recombinomics commentary)
Nepal
•  Nepal quarantines farm after BF outbreak (link)
•  Nepal steps up culling in first bird flu outbreak (link and link)
•  Nepal asks for India's help to control spread of bird flu (link)
•  Headline (link)
Thailand
•  Thailand issues bird flu warning (link)
United States
•  H1N1 with Tamflu and Adamantane resistance (link to Recombinomics commentary)
•  Preparing for an avian fu pandemic (link)
•  TX: Health officials worry as fewer people get flu vaccines (link)
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