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January 19

News Reports for January 19, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 00:39:58 AM EST

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China
• Zhejiang: Three New Bird Flu Cases Found in China (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (24): China (HK) H7N9, poultry, surveillance, control (Link)
•  Zhejiang HFPC: Zhejiang Province, three new cases of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• Fujian Province: New human H7N9 case in E China (Link)
• 50 cases of H7N9 reported in China in January  (Link)
• Shanghai: Doctor suspected to have died from H7N9 (Link)

Egypt
• Declaration of emergency hospitals Port Said (translated) (Link)
• There are no hospitals in the province infection (translated) (Link)
• The discovery of the injury as "bird flu" (translated) (Link)

Indonesia
Bird Flu Destroyed Hundreds of Ducks (translated) (Link)

South Korea
• Authorities open probe into possible bird flu in the wild (Link)
• Gov't. confirms Buan cases as AI infection  (Link)
• South Korea Quarantines Farms in Two Provinces on Bird Flu (Link)

Taiwan
• Chinese H7N9 patient released from quarantine in Taiwan (Link)

United States
• Look for weird flu symptoms, CDC reminds doctors (Link)
• Some states hit harder by flu this year 5 more states reported widespread flu activity last week (Link)
• ID: Flu season fills north Idaho hospital to near capacity (Link)
• WI: Flu turning deadly for vulnerable groups Elderly, infants remain at high risk (Link)

Research
• Enzyme identified that plays crucial role in resistance to flu (Link)

Commentary
• Crofsblogs: Egypt - Four doctors hospitalized, 3 dead, in last three weeks (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Watching Egypt Again (Link)


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News Reports for January 19, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 14:06:09 PM EST

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Indonesia
• Central Java: Bird Flu Virus Mutation Caution (translated) (Link)

Palestine
• First fatality in Gaza as swine flu toll rises to 21 (Link)

United States
• Flu season taking high toll on elderly (Link)
• More Flu Medications Made Available as Epidemic Continues (Link)
• Sundance, Inauguration Organizers Brace for Flu (Link)
• Flu Epidemic Moving West (Link)
• CA: 'Immunize, immunize!': Doctors counter doubts about flu vaccines (Link)
• CA: Two Riverside County deaths may be connected to flu (Link)
• CA: Third O.C. flu death reported (Link)
• MA: Flu cases dip for 2d week in Massachusetts (Link)
• NY: While flu numbers appear to have lessened, not necessarily the case (Link)
• OK: Flu shuts down two Oklahoma school districts (Link)
• TX: Houston Hospital Workers Take Mandatory Flu Shots in Stride (Link)

Research
• D222G H1N1 mutation linked to severe disease, post-infection origin (Link)
• Flu virus 'knows when to attack' (Link)
• Insight: U.S. government investment gives flu vaccines a shot in the arm (Link)
• A Worm's Ovary Cells Become A Flu Vaccine Machine (Link)

General
• How to avoid the flu (Link)
• Fight the flu: Tips for students (Link)
• Running Doc: Get the flu shot, especially if you exercise, and get it quick! (Link)
• Flu season leads to drug overdoses (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: US Flu Hospitalization Rates Raise Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for January 19, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 20:36:00 PM EST

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Bhutan
•  Bird flu Advice not to use poultry products (Link)
•  Another H5N1 outbreak in poultry (Link)

Canada
•  Ontario: First flu case reported in Northumberland (Link)

India
•  Bird flu under control: Meghalaya govt (Link)

Indonesia
•  Kemenkes: Boy Dies Due to Bird Flu (translated) (Link)
•  Jakarta: U.S. Positive Bird Flu Death (translated) (Link)
•  Bird Flu Cases Spread Through Tanjung Priok Pigeon (translated) (Link)

Russia
•  Bird Flu: Let us not forget the Grim Reaper (Link)

United States
•  Flu Season May Strike Later This Year (Link)
•  KY: Number Of Confirmed Flu Cases In Lexington Up To 37 (Link)
•  TX: Flu season gets under way in North Texas (Link)

Vietnam
•  Vietnamese officials record bird flu death (Link)
•  Bird flu kills 2 in Cambodia, Vietnam (Link)
•  Vietnam, Cambodia report bird flu deaths (Link)
•  Bird Flu Kills Vietnamese Youth (translated) (Link)
•  After Cambodia, Bird Flu Also Grabbed a Life in Vietnam (translated) (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H5N1 Clade 2.3.2.1 Migrates Into South Asia (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H5N1 Fatal Cluster In Tanjung Priok North Jakarta Indonesia (Link)


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News Reports for January 19, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 23:42:06 PM EST

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Bulgaria
•  Situation critical at London hospitals (Link)

Canada
•  Situation critical at London (Ontario) hospitals (Link)

China
•  Cluster of Influenza A cases in Kwai Chung Hospital (Link)
•  Hong Kong: Bird carcass tests positive for bird flu (Link)

Egypt
•  Beheira man said to die of swine flu, other cases reported in Daqahliya, Port Said (Link)

India
•  Swine flu strikes again; 3-yr-old girl tests positive (Link)

Myanmar
•  Avian flu found on a poultry farm in Sittwe (Link)

Palestine
•  H1N1 continues to spread in Gaza (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Wales: 'Worst of flu is over' as rates fall sharply (Link)

United States
•  IN: 7th grader dies unexpectedly from flu  (Link)
•  NC: Two NC flu deaths surprise experts (Link)

Research
•  New Way of Predicting Dominant Seasonal Flu Strain (Link)
•  Plasma therapy improves survival in severely ill flu patients (Link)


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News Reports for January 19, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 23:18:37 PM EST

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Botswana
•  Cattle - egret bird sparks health scare (Link)

Egypt
•  H5N1 in birds - New H5N1 testing protocol (Link)
•  Swine flu deaths rise to 224 (Link)
•  4 new deaths brought the total swine flu to 232 (Link)

Greece
•  Greece cancels some flu vaccine orders (Link)

India
•  India's swine flu toll jumps to 1,136 (Link)
•  Swine flu toll in Maha touches 300 (Link)

Indonesia
•   Bird flu kills 270 chickens in E Java (Link)

Nigeria
•  Swine flu claims first victim in Nigeria and 11 others confirmed sick, health ministry says (Link)

Thailand
•  Two new A(H1N1) deaths confirmed; Death tally hits 198 (Link)

United States
•  US: Thousands of Americans died from H1N1 even after receiving vaccine shots (Link)

General
•  Immune Response Better With Skin Scratch Vaccination (Link)
•  1918 and 2009 H1N1 Flu Probably Not Spread by Birds (Link)
•  No Role Found for Birds in Swine Flu Pandemic  (Link)

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News Reports for January 19

by: Nimbus

Fri Jan 18, 2008 at 23:36:34 PM EST

Summary of News for January 18, 2008
Bangladesh
•    Bird flu "spreading fast", says expert (Link)
India
•    No chance of bird flu outbreak in Namakkal (Link)
•    Ignorance of dangers hampers India bird flu fight (Link)
•    Birdflu situation gets grim, hawks and crows also hit by H5NI strain (Link)
•    Panic in Kolkata following bird deaths (Link)
•    US offers aid to WB govt to tackle bird flu (Link)
•    WHO warning over Indian bird flu outbreak (Link)
•    India battles to contain 'very serious' bird flu outbreak (Link)
•    India storing eggs it can not sell, while feed prices rise (Link)
•    Worried Bengal CM says bird flu outbreak grave (Link)
•    Culling in India Hampered (Link)
•    Bird flu spreads tentacles in Bengal (Link)
Indonesia
•    Indonesia's Bali to host 6th int'l bird flu summit (Link)
Iran
•    Iran confirms first H5N1 bird flu outbreak (Link)
•    H5N1 bird flu virus hits ducks, geese in northern Iran (Link)
Thailand
•    AVIAN FLU TRACING THE CAUSE OF OUTBREAKS (Link)
Ukraine
•    Ukraine finds H5N1 bird flu in Crimea (Link)
United Kingdom
•    Fifth swan tests positive for H5N1 (Link) and (Link)
USA
•    CIDRAP reviews ACLU report (Link)
General
•    Tests home in on new hope against bird flu (Link)
•    Bird flu: kids, teens at high risk (Link)
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News Reports for January 19

by: Nimbus

Fri Jan 19, 2007 at 00:24:50 AM EST

Summary of News for January 18 2007

Egypt
    •   N294S Tamiflu Resistance in Gharbiya Cluster (commentary) (Link)
    •   New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Egypt Is Resistant to Antiviral Drug (Link)
    •   Bird flu mutations in Egypt suggest antiviral resistance (Link)
    •   more on "294S" Egyptian mutation (Link)
    •   WHO: Avian influenza - situation in Egypt - update (Link)
    •   Egypt reports 19th case of deadly bird flu (Link)
    •   Moderately Tamiflu-resistant bird flu in Egypt--WHO (Link)
    •   CIDRAP: Tamiflu-resistant H5N1 strain surfaces in Egypt (Link)
Indonesia
    •   Four suspected bird flu sufferers hospitalized in E Jakarta (Link)
    •   Bird Flu Virus: poultry, cats, and dogs (Link)
Italy
    •   Modelling scenarios of diffusion and control of pandemic influenza, Italy (Link)
Japan
    •   Bird flu virus in Miyazaki outbreak highly virulent (Link)
Thailand
    •   Four suspected of having bird flu in Phitsanulok (Link)
    •   New bird flu suspect hospitalised in Phichit (Link)
    •   4 bird flu suspects found in northern Thailand (Link)
    •   1/17 Official Thai update (Link)
USA
    •   Prepping in PA (Link)
Vietnam
    •   Cases in Ca Mau not infected with H5N1 (Link)
General
    •   Bird flu targets young adults (Link)
    •   Animal tests provide insight into 1918 flu virus (Link)
    •   New H5N1 outbreaks defy logic (Link)

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