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January 18

News Reports for January 18

by: Nimbus

Fri Jan 18, 2008 at 00:20:59 AM EST

Summary of News for January 17, 2008
India
•   Villagers resist culling in India's bird flu zone (Link)
•   Centre team to review bird flu situation in Kolkata (Link)
•   WHO warning over Indian bird flu outbreak (Link)
•   Bird flu spreads to new areas of West Bengal (Link)
Iran
•   Iran reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak (Link)
Nepal
•   No mechanism in Nepal to check bird flu (Link)
USA
•   Health workers in Texas prepare national border for pandemic flu (Link)
•   CDC: A Commentary on the JAMA Study's Interpretation of the Influenza Experiences in New York City and Chicago, 1918-1919 (Link)
General
•   Google.org expands funding to attack world crises (Link)
•   Even water can carry bird flu (Link)
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News Reports for January 18, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 20:26:16 PM EST

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

China
• Wave Of H7N9 Cases Shows Bird Flu Demands Constant Vigilance (Link)
• Rise in Bird Flu Cases in China Stokes Worry Before Peak Travel Time (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: NHFPC notifies CHP of four additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Shanghai and Zhejiang; Jan. 17 (Link)
• Guangdong HFP Comission: Province added three cases of human infection with H7N9 bird flu (translated) (Link)
• Zhejiang Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission: three new cases of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• Fujian Province: New human H7N9 case in E China (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• CIDRAP: Report - Bangladeshi doctor died of MERS-CoV in Saudi Arabia (Link)

South Korea
• South Korea confirms bird flu, expands culling (H5N8) (Link)
• S Korea on alert after bird flu confirmed (Link)

Spain
• Spain notes flu outbreak (Link)

United States
• Critical Shortage of i.v. Saline Solution (Link)
• Flu Outbreak Reaches Epidemic Proportions: CDC (Link)
• CA: State says flu season is severe, 13th death in Valley reported (Link)
• GA:  Flu-related deaths in Georgia up to 31, from 19 (Link)
• OH: Ohio: Hospital admissions for flu up 63 percent (Link)
• WA: Vancouver man dies after contracting H1N1 flu strain (Link)
• WI: Two pregnant Wisconsin women die from flu (Link)

Vietnam
• Vietnam wary as new bird flu strain claims lives in neighbor China (Link)


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News Reports for January 18, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 14:05:49 PM EST

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Canada
• Alberta: Edmonton nurses secretly vaccinated family during H1N1 crisis, inquiry told (Link)
• Early estimate of flu vaccine effectiveness in Canada is 47% (Link)

China
• Beijing flu kills four amid peak season (Link)
• Beijing: 5 infected with H1N1, 3 dead last week (Link)

India
• Pubjab: Swine flu continues to spread and take lives (Link)

Indonesia
• Indonesian Bird Flu Outbreak Has Only Infected Ducks (Link)

Malaysia
• Two officers at Intan down with H1N1 (Link)

Mexico
• Weekly Review: Bird Flu Hits Mexican Egg Industry Again (Link)

Norway
• ProMED: Influenza (08): (Norway) emergence of D222G variant & severity (Link)

United States
• Flu Season Arrives on West Coast (Link)
• Flu Update: Are We Near the Peak? (Link)
• Flu Deaths in U.S. Children Increase, CDC Says (Link)
• MN: 60 deaths so far in Minnesota as flu shows no signs of waning (Link)
• PA: Flu outbreak pushes Pittsburgh-area caregivers to the limit (Link)
• WV: Flu Outbreak Widespread in West Virginia (Link)

Research
• Scientists Try To Thwart Flu Virus By Resetting Its Clock (Link)

General
• When to go to the ER with the flu (Link)
• Flu Prevention Saves Lives, Money (Link)
• Flu Mistakes: 8 Things We Think Prevent The Flu That Don't Really Work (Link)
• Fight the Flu: 5 Tips to Boost Your Immunity (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: 33 Week 2 Flu Deaths In Minnesota Raises State Total To 60 (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 18, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 20:35:38 PM EST

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Cambodia
•  Bird flu infected Cambodian boy died (Link)

India
•  Odisha: Bird Flu - Surveillance intensified at Betanati (Link)
•  Odisha: Nandankanan sanitised, poultry birds eliminated (Link)
•  Bird flu: Culling starts in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district (Link)
•  Bird flu in crows, culling starts in Odisha (Link)
•  Odisha: Bird flu scare grips Angul District (Link)

Research
•  Continuing uncertainties surround anti-influenza drug (Link)

General
•  The Cochrane Library: Neuraminidase inhibitors for influenza: methods change, principles don't (Link)
•  Margaret Chan nominated for second term as WHO chief (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 18, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 23:41:49 PM EST

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Bulgaria
•  Southwestern Bulgaria and Sofia declare flu epidemic (Link)

India
•  Mystery fever claims a life (Link)

Myanmar (Burma)
•  HPAI (H5) in poultry (Link)

Pakistan
•  Another Swine Flu case confirmed in Khi (Link)

Romania
•  Romania reports first swine flu death in 2011 (Link)
•  Mother, baby die from swine flu in Romania (Link)

South Korea
•  Foot-and-Mouth, Bird Flu Spread (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Arrowe Park Hospital doctor dies from swine flu (Link)
•  Ireland: Swine flu patient transferred to Denmark (Link)
•  12/31: 39 deaths; 1/13: 112 deaths (Link)

United States
•  Flu hits Southwest Florida (Link)
•  Flu reported in at least 50 Arkansas counties (Link)

Vietnam
•  Diseases might re-occur during Tet holida (Link)

General
•  Mutant Swine Flu? (Link)
•  Mutating swine flu virus might render vaccine useless (Link)


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News Reports for January 18, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 23:18:17 PM EST

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China
•  A/H1N1 Influenza to Keep Spreading in China: Ministry (Link)

Indonesia
•  Indonesian Bird Flu Risk Remains High (Link)

Rwanda
•  Central Prison Cleared of Swine Flu (Link)

United States
•  MO: More bighorns killed in effort to stop pneumonia outbreak (ProMED) (Link)

General
•  Crunching the swine flu numbers (Link)

Research
•  German Team Finds Host Factors Needed For Flu Virus Replication (Link)

Commentary
•  Crofsblogs: Vietnam Spending millions against H1N1 and finding problems (Link)
•  Effect Measure: Another swine flu virus (Link)
•  Helen Branswell: U.S. CDC reports finding single case of a new swine flu; no sustained spread (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Confirmed H1N1 D225G Transmission in Italian Family (Link)
•  ProMED: H5N1 forgotten (almost), but not gone (Link)


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News Reports for January 18

by: Nimbus

Thu Jan 18, 2007 at 00:17:14 AM EST

New stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • New strain of bird flu found in Egypt is resistant to antiviral drug
  • Thailand - four suspected of having bird flu in Phitsanulok
  • Thailand - new bird flu suspect hospitalised in Phichit
  • Modelling scenarios of diffusion and control of pandemic influenza, Italy
  • WHO - Hayden "we can't yet rule out H2H" in Egypt
  • Bird flu targets young adults
  • Egypt reports 19th case of deadly bird flu (plus 3 other suspect cases)
  • More Indonesia cases
  • 294S mutation in Egypt
  • Animal tests provide insight into 1918 flu virus
Summary of News for January 17 2007
China
    •   China strives to wipe out bird flu by 2015 (Link)
Egypt
    •   Egyptian woman tests positive for bird flu (Link)
Indonesia
    •   Backyard farmers reluctant to end lives of birds in prime (Link)
    •   WHO - Asia: Populations in panic over bird flu (Link)
    •   Jakarta backyard farming banned without compensation (Link)
Thailand
    •   Ministry: Declare disaster zones (Link)
USA
    •   Chicago Exercise Focuses on Effect of pandemic on financial sector (Link)
General
    •   Who's afraid of bird flu? (Link)
    •   Scientists study how flu spread in 1918 (Link)
    •   Blood type and susceptibility to bacteria or virus? (Link)
    •  Cod enzyme kills H5N1 virus (Link)
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