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January 20

News Reports for January 20

by: Nimbus

Sun Jan 20, 2008 at 00:26:39 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
•   Bird Flu kills Indonesian boy
•   Flu Misery Cubed (survey results - coughing, talking, sneezing)
•   The ACLU, Pandemic Preparedness, and You (DailyKos link)
•   Bird Flu Puts Financial Crunch On Calif. Badminton Players
•   Botulism in canned beans--recall under way
•   India Poultry, eggs and feed destroyed - report
•   Bird flu spread outpaces culling in Bengal
•   Ukraine - Bird hunting banned in H5N1 affected area  
•   Ukraine sends police and army to cull chickens
•   UK holds Town meeting to allay fears and educate residents
•   Oman and Quatar ban poultry, eggs and poultry products from India
•   Significant economic impact of egg ban
•   Government to tell people Chicken is safe and no H5N1 in Dehli!
•   Taiwan Excluded From International Health Meetings
•   UK - Inspection charges protest

Summary of News for January 19, 2008
India
•   West Bengal steps up culling of birds, Police, masks and vents sent (Link)
•   Flu surges to Nadia, Burdwan (Link)
•   India - "Virus, what's that?" (Link)
Oman
•   Oman bans poultry imports from India and Iran (Link)
General
•   Effect Measure: Feverish preps for bird flu (Link)
•   Don't Ever Drink From Hotel Glasses (Link)

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News Reports for January 20, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 16:51:02 PM EST

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Canada
• Misinformation keeping Canadians from taking flu shot, study says (Link)

China
• Shanghai: Emergency room doctor among 2 new fatal cases of H7N9 bird flu in city (Link)
• CHP notified of eight additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland  (Link)
• Hong Kong: Case of severe paediatric influenza A infection under CHP investigation (Link)
• Shanghai Health and Family Planning Commission January 20 briefing, Shanghai reported new confirmed cases of H7N9 avian flu two cases of human infection (translated) (Link)
• Shanghai reports two deaths in China bird flu outbreak (Link)
• Zhejiang Province, three new cases of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• WHO: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of nine additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• Shanghai Says Medical Worker Dies From H7N9 Bird Flu Infection (Link)
• Seven More China Bird Flu Cases in Fresh Wave of Infection (Link)
• Shanghai doctor, 31, becomes first medical professional to die from H7N9 bird flu virus (Link)

South Korea
• S. Korea confirms bird flu in migratory birds (Link)
• Bird Flu Outbreak Leads to Mass Cull (Link)

United States
• Obamacare: Free flu shots a shock to many (Link)

General
• WHO: MERS-CoV summary updates (Link)
• FAO (Food and Agriculture Org. of UN): Human cases of influenza A(H7N9) on the rise again in Southern and Eastern China FAO calls for increased vigilance and preparedness in neighboring countries (Link)

Commentary
• Nature's Nightmare: Human infection with Avian Flu (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: WHO MERS-CoV Summary Update #13 - January 20th (Link)
• Virology Down Under: H7N9 snapdate: cumulative case chart (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: MOH Denies H5N1 or Coronavirus Cases In Egypt (Link)


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News Reports for January 20, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 19:59:39 PM EST

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
• KCUS - Of the 13 infected with the H1N1 virus, seven in a hospital (translated) (Link)

Czech Republic
• Influenza epidemic in the Czech Republic has claimed 24 lives part of the hospital moratorium visits (translated) (Link)

India
• Punjab: 6-month-old baby dies of swine flu (Link)

Palestine
• Swine flu sweeps Holy Land (Link)
• Four More Swine Flu Fatalities in Palestine  (Link)

United States
• CDC: Manufacturers making more flu vaccine (Link)
• CDC: Flu activity continues to be high across the United States (Link)
• Flu bug hits U.S. seniors in half of all cases (Link
• Flu season fuels debate over paid sick time laws  (Link
• CA: Flu Outbreak In California (Link)
• NJ: Tracking the flu: RWJ University Hospital-Hamilton saw early spike (Link)
• NY: Flu outbreak prompts hospitals to test tents (Link)

General
• As flu rates rise, ER docs must decide (Link)
• Beating the bug: Flu remedies that actually work (Link)
• Alternative flu remedies and prevention (Link)
• Take care to prevent flu (Link)
• Timely Tips For Fighting Flu (Link)
• Make your own flu remedy: Smoothies can help to keep kids nourished when they're sick (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: US Week 2 P&I Death Rate Spike Raises Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for January 20, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 20:36:19 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  CIDRAP: Bangladesh reports 3 H5N1 outbreaks on poultry farms (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong: H5N1 in wild bird (Link)

Egypt
•  WHO confirms 2 human H5N1 cases (Link)

India
•  Bad weather stalls culling operations (Link)

Indonesia
•  WHO reports human H5N1 case (Link)
•  Indonesia Health Minister Suspects Bird Flu is Immune to Drug (translated)(Link)

Taiwan
•  Flu threat expected to heighten as holiday nears (Link)

United States
•  First U.S. Cell-Based Flu Vaccine Plant Awaits Pandemic (Link)
•  MN: Fatal H1N1 case involved rare combination of mutations (CIDRAP) (Link)

Vietnam
•  WHO confirms fatal human H5N1 case (Link)

Research
•  More labs close to deadly bird flu mutations: researcher (Link)
•  New bird flu deaths, as influenza research debate continues (Link)
•  H5N1 virus targets pulmonary endothelial cells (Link)
•  Bird flu scientists suspend work amid epidemic fears (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Published H5N1 One Change From Efficient Transmission (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Indonesia Confirms H5N1 Cluster In North Jakarta (Link)


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News Reports for January 20, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 23:42:43 PM EST

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Canada
•  Ontario hospitals transferring patients as they grapple with flu: minister (Link)

Egypt
•  WHO confirms human H5N1 case in Alexandria (Link)

Japan
•  H5N1 in wild birds (Link)
•  Bird flu detected in 2 wild duck corpses at Fukushima reservoir (Link)

Myanmar
•  Chickens Culled After Bird Flu Found in Sittwe (Link)
•  Bird Flu Outbreak Reported in Arakan State  (Link)

Pakistan
•  HFH receives three more suspects (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Ireland: Four more people die from swine flu in NI (Link)
•  Five further deaths from swine flu (Link)
•  13 more flu deaths recorded in Scotland (Link)
•  Details of dead doctor's swine-flu illness withheld by Liverpool region hospital (Link)
•  British flu deaths more than double in week to 254 (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: All December H1N1 Iran Sequences Have S186P or S188T (Link)
•  Recombinomics: All December H1N1 UK Sequences Have S188T (Link)
•  Recombinomics: All Oct/Nov H1N1 US Sequences Have S186P or S188T (Link)


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News Reports for January 20, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 23:18:55 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  H5N1 outbreak in birds  (Link)

Canada
•  CBC RADIO -As it happens report on "fake pandemic" (Link)

Georgia
•  WHO to allocate 400,000 swine flu vaccine doses to Georgia  (Link)

India
•  Over 26,000 poultry culled in bird flu-hit Murshidabad (Link)
•  As bird flu strikes again, villagers oppose culling (Link)
•  India Insist Inquest Into WHO's Swine Flu Alarm (Link)

Japan
•  2nd H1N1 flu virus infection of pigs confirmed in Japan (Link)

Nepal
•  Couple die in Dailekh, swine flu suspected  (Link)

Nigeria
•  Swine Flu - 'Vaccine Not Available' (Link)

Ukraine
•  Death toll from flu, respiratory infections in Ukraine exceeds 1,000 (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Report on response to swine flu (Link)

United States
•  HI: Two more die from swine flu (Link)
•  OR: Form of strep spikes in Portland area amid swine flu cases (Link)
•  1 new H1N1-related death reported in Utah(Link)

General
•  ProMED: Dengue/DHF Update 2010 (03) (Link)

Research
•  1918 and 2009 H1N1 flu 'not spread by birds', finds study (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Fatal H1N1 D225G In India Raises Concerns (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Q226R In Fatal H1N1 Infection of Oregon Cat (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Dengue Fever: America's Next Health Crisis? (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Ukraine Dead Top 1000 - Donetsk Fatalities Grow (Link)


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News Reports for January 20

by: Nimbus

Sat Jan 20, 2007 at 00:02:01 AM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Bird flu kills Indonesian woman, raising country's death toll to 62
  • Kansas State University toll-free bird flu hotline
  • Nevada: flu drill set for Jan 24
  • Interesting facts about ProMed
  • Five more suspect patients in Egypt
  • Korea: more youngsters get tuberculosis
Summary of News for January 19 2007

Bangladesh
    •   Bangladesh -- Infected Chicken from India? (Link)
China
    •   The evolution of H5N1 influenza viruses in ducks in southern China (Link)
Egypt
    •   Egyptian woman dies from bird flu (Link)
Hong Kong
    •   2 more birds tested for avian flu (Link)
Indonesia
    •   Reuters video of bird culling in Indonesia (Link)
Japan
    •   Japan debates national survival strategies to face possible influenza pandemic (Link)
South Korea
    •   South Korea: Fifth outbreak of bird flu  (Link)
    •   South Korea: 386,000 poultry to be slaughtered (Link)
Sri Lanka
    •   Sri Lanka reports unusual bird deaths (Link)
Thailand
    •   Thailand Tests 11 People for Possible H5N1 Bird-Flu Infection (Link)
    •   Links to Thailand regional CDCs (Link)
    •   THAILAND - 11 sus cases reported today (Link)
    •   26 suspected human bird-flu cases detected in N Thailand (Link)
    •   Ayutthaya put under close watch (Link)
United Kingdom
    •   UK Conference March 2007 (Link)
Vietnam
    •   Sailor - not bird flu (Link)
General
    •   New strain of bird flu spreads to humans (Link)
    •   Has climate stalled flu pandemic? (Link)
    •   Effect Measure commentary on tamiflu resistance (Link)
    •   Subclinical Infection with Avian Influenza A H5N1 Virus in Cats (Link)

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