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January 21

News Reports for January 21

by: gardner

Mon Jan 21, 2008 at 01:28:31 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Political unrest threatens world health - WHO chief
  • West Bengal battles with bird flu
  • About 5,000 chickens culled in W Bangladesh after detection of bird flu
  • Threat of bird flu spread increase in Nepal
  • Nigeria: Bird Flu - Poultry Farmers Get N42.5m
  • Vietnam to import 500 mln bird flu vaccine doses this year
  • Article on education and public health challenges of 21st century
  • CDC Message for Travelers to Asia for Lunar New Year
  • CDC Public Health Workbook to Define, Locate and Reach Special, Vulnerable, and At-Risk Populations in an Emergency
  • UAE to strengthen guard against bird flu
  • VGX Pharmaceuticals Submits Device Master File to FDA for CELLECTRA™ Electroporator
  • India: Bird flu spreads to Malda - 7th district hit with H5N1
  • Bloomberg: Pandemic Risk Is Now at an Unprecedented Level: Andy Mukherjee
  • U.S. Experts: Local Pandemic Preparation Lacking
  • U.S. Nash, North Carolina: Nash prepares for flu pandemic.
  • New bird flu case reported in Turkish village (poultry -- still unsure if it is H5N1)
  • Kiwa Biotech Company Posts Video of 2007 Annual Management Meetings
  • Ukraine Reports Bird Flu Incident
  • WHO Report to the Executive Board, 122nd session
Summary of News for January 20, 2008
General
•   Flu Misery Cubed (Link)
•   A fabric that can 'block' bird flu (Link)
•   Nonprofit uses tech to promote public health (Link)
India
•   India: Poultry, eggs and feed destroyed (Link)
•   Bird flu spread outpaces culling in Bengal (Link)
•   Oman and Quatar ban poultry, eggs and poultry products from India (Link)
•   Significant economic impact of egg ban (Link)
•   Government to tell people Chicken is safe and no H5N1 in Dehli! (Link)
•   Recombinomics: Suspect BF patients in W Bengal (Link)
Indonesia
•   Bird Flu kills Indonesian boy (Link)
Taiwan
•   Taiwan Excluded From International Health Meetings (Link)
Ukraine
•   Ukraine - Bird hunting banned in H5N1 affected area (Link)
•   Ukraine sends police and army to cull chickens (Link)
United Kingdom
•   UK holds Town meeting to ally fears and educate residents (Link)
•   U.K. - Inspection charges protest (Link)
United States
•   The ACLU, Pandemic Preparedness, and You (DemFromCT essay) (Link)
•   Bird Flu Puts Financial Crunch On Calif. Badminton Players (Link)
•   USA: Recall: Botulism in canned beans (Link)
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News Reports for January 21, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 16:51:21 PM EST

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Canada
• Second death from influenza confirmed in Newfoundland (Link)

China
• Human transmissions of H7N9 'sporadic' (Link)
• Shanghai: H7N9 Bird Flu in Shanghai Kills First Medical Worker, Renewing Transmission Fears (Link)
• More infected in fresh wave of China bird flu (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (28): China H7N9 WHO update (Link)
• H7N9 bird flu strain is at peak: Chinese official (Link)
• Zhejiang Province, three new cases of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• China CDC: H7N9 infections will grow further (Link)
• Shanghai Doctor Dies of Bird Flu (Link)
• WHO Beijing office: Most frequently asked questions about H7N9 (Link)
• Person-to-Person H7N9? (Link)
• Province added three cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza cases, one case of cured cases (translated) (Link)

Cyprus
• Swine flu (Link)

Philippines
• Philippines bans China poultry imports due to bird flu (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Saudi MOH: Health: recording cases of one virus (Corona) new in the Riyadh region (translated (Link)

South Korea
• Fear of bird flu grows as H5N8 strain of AI suspected on farms outside of original outbreak area (Link)

Taiwan
• Chinese tourist dies of H7N9 flu: CDC (Link)

United States
• As Flu Season Intensifies, Most Americans Can Now Get Their Shots For Free Under Obamacare  (Link)
• Discovery: H1N1 Flu Strain on the Attack This Winter (Link)
• Flu survey shows few stay home when sick (Link)
• DE: Flu cases increasing in Delaware (Link)
• FL: New mother in her mid-20s dies in Melbourne hospital (Link)
• MO: Woman in coma after losing unborn child to flu (Link)
• OH: Area Hospitals Taking Steps To Prevent Spread Of Flu, Whooping Cough (Link)
• TN: Flu Deaths Continue To Climb In Tennessee (Link)
• WI: Widespread Flu Sends Hundreds in Wisconsin to Hospitals (Link)

Vietnam
• Binh Phuoc province: Vietnam Reports First H5N1 Fatality This Year (Link)
• Binh Phuoc province: Vietnam confirms 1st bird flu death in 9 months (Link)

Research
• Chinese researcher calls for caution about H7N9 (Link)

General
• WHO issues MERS coronavirus summary (Link)
• WHO to change the way it reports H5N1 cases (Link)
• WHO: 1 Influenza at the human - animal interface Summary and assessment as of 20 Dec ember 2013 (Link)


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News Reports for January 21, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 20:01:00 PM EST

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China
• Beijing report within two weeks 60,000 ILI, (3) deaths in a stream (translated) (Link)

Jordan
• 95 cases of H1N1, including 2 deaths registered in Jordan (translated) (Link)

United States
• Fighting off the flu (Link)
• Senior health - Staying one step ahead of the flu (Link)
• IL: Flu outbreak continues to spread (Link)
• PA: Flu outbreak leading to more severe cases this season (Link)
• SD: Fighting the flu (Link)
• WV: WVU Hospitals alter rules to avoid flu (Link)

Yemen
• 4 swine flu deaths in Taiz, 9 confirmed cases (Link)

General
• Flu relief especially tricky for moms-to-be, experts say (Link)
• Flu-conomics: The next pandemic could trigger global recession (Link)
• Am I Still Contagious? (Link)
• Pregnant Women Must Take Vaccine Even If Flu Peak is Passed (Link)
• Why does a flu shot cost so much? (Link)
• Swine flu kills 24 in Middle East (Link)
• A Parent's Guide to Coughs (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Increased US Pediatric Flu Deaths In Week 2 (Link)


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News Reports for January 21, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 14, 2012 at 20:36:41 PM EST

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Canada
•  Ontario: Two local babies catch flu (Link)

Colombia
•  Danger! Relive the virus AH1N1 in Colombia (translated) (Link)

Greece
•  Infant dies of H1N1 flu (Link)
•  Libyan baby dies of swine flu in Greece: ministry (Link)

Indonesia
•  Java: Patient Suspect Bird Flu Tangerang District (translated) (Link)
•  Refusing Insulated, 3 Suspected Bird Flu Patients Unexpected Kabur (video and translated article) (Link)
•  North Sulawesi: Bird Flu in Serang Sulut (translated) (Link)
•  Unexpected Observations Diskes Minahasa Boy Bird Flu (translated) (Link)

Mexico
•  Mexico City: Two die of A(H1N1) swine flu in Mexico: official (Link)
•  Nuevo Leon: Nine people with confirmed influenza virus A-H1N1 (translated) (Link)

Vietnam
•  Officials fear spread of meningitis, bird flu (Link)
•  Bird flu virus kills teen farmer in Vietnam (Link)

Research
•  Bird flu research halted to ensure safety of experiments (Link)

General
•  CIDRAP: Three countries report H5N1 cases, deaths (Link)

Commentary
•  H5N1 Transmission Experiment Halt - Censorship Continues (Link)


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News Reports for January 21, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 23:43:20 PM EST

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Bulgaria
•  Sofia to declare flu epidemic on January 22 (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong: H5N1 in 2 wild birds (Link)

Egypt
•  WHO: "Avian flu, or Bird flu, A H5N1, is back" (Link)
•  A 3-year plan to combat H5N1 (Link)

Hungary
•  Flu epidemic breaks out in Hungary (Link)

Pakistan
•  NIH anticipates no chance of swine virus outbreak (Link)

Portugal
•  Five die from flu, cases continue to rise (Link)

Russia
•  A/H1N1 flu cases reported in many Russian regions (Link)

South Korea
•  Avian tuberculosis found for first time in 50 years (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine flu SAVED my baby: Boy delivered early after mother falls ill...  (Link)

United States
•  FDA Reports Post-Flu Vaccine Seizures in Young Children (Link)


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News Reports for January 21, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 23:19:14 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  H5N1 strikes Bangladesh poultry farm (Link)

China
•  New research into avian flu (Link)

Egypt
•  Death number 28 (?) from H5N1 (translated) (Link) SAIDR reports this as 91st case(Link)

France
•  H1N1: labs denounced the debate  (Link)

Haiti
•  Mass Graves in Haiti Swell With Quake Victims (Link)

Georgia
•  One more lethal case of H1N1 reported from Kutaisi (Link)

India
•  Eight new flu cases in New Dehli (Link)
•  Over 44,000 birds culled in bird-flu hit Murshidabad (Link)
•  Official Statement: Status Report on Avian Influenza outbreak in West Bengal (Link)

Indonesia
•  Minister of Health Resolution Virus Continue Struggle at Geneva (translated) (Link)
•  Rainy Season Brings Threat Of Diseases (Link)

Japan
•  GlaxoSmithKline's flu vaccine Arepanrix approved In Japan (Link)

New Zealand
•  Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 09 Swine Flu (Link) MOH (Link)

Russia
•  The Intelligent Use of Herbal/Allopathic BPTUZ and BPUZ (Link)

Ukraine
•  Health Ministry: Death toll from flu, respiratory infections in Ukraine rises to 1,014 (Link)

United Kingdom
•  H1N1 Attacked More London Youth Than Doctors Found, Study Says (Link)
•  Serologic study finds H1N1 infections surged past official estimates (Link)

Vietnam
•  Bird flu recurs in Ha Tinh (Link)

General
•  New Intergovernmental Meeting At WHO Aims To Solve IP Rights And Influenza (Link)
•  WHO to Clarify H1N1 Data After False Pandemic Claim (Link)
•  Africa: Swine Flu Still a Threat for West Africa (Link)
•  Chan Launches Inquest On Leaked WHO Documents; Meetings Proposed On R&D Expert Report (Link)
•  CDC Guesstimated H1N1 Cases and Refused CBS Freedom Of Information Act Request (video) (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Nepal Fatal Cluster Raises Concerns (Link)
•  Effect Measure: New tool to figure out what the flu virus does (and needs to do it) (Link)


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News Reports for January 21

by: Nimbus

Sun Jan 21, 2007 at 00:24:49 AM EST

New stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Indonesia: very rapid patient death in Sulianti Saroso
  • Thailand: 2,000 bird-flu suspect poultry culled at Lao border
  • China: update on Guangzhou
  • China - Hong Kong - 59 bird carcasses found
  • Thailand: suspect bird flu case in Ayutthaya negative
  • Thailand: update on suspect bird flu cases
  • USA - wildlife officials investigate duck die-off in Colorado
  • South Korea destroyed hundreds of thousands of poultry
  • Jakarta residents line up for free meal
  • New bird flu case detected in Korea
  • US Embassy in Jakarta - update to staff
  • USA - Texas: Officials - snow havoc small compared to avian flu
  • New H5N1 outbreaks defy logic
Summary of News for January 20 2007

China
    •   Boxun report - Guangzhou quarantine (not verified) (Link)
    •   Boxun event of 2005 (Link) and (Link)
    •   Guangzhou dozens of isolated SARS patients) (Link)
    •   Bird flu comes back? Many are quarantined in Guangzhou (SARS?) (Link)
Egypt
    •   5 more suspect patients in Egypt (Niman) (Link)
    •   More on new suspect deaths in the Egypt diary (Link)
Indonesia
    •   Bird flu kills Indonesian woman, raising country's death toll to 62 (Link)
Phillipines
    •   Philippines: Are we ready for a flu pandemic? (Link)
South Korea
    •   Korea: More youngsters get tuberculosis  (Link)
    •   New infections in South Korea (Link)
Thailand
    •   Disaster Declaration in Thailand (Link)
    •   Thailand-7 suspect duck cullers(Link)
    •   Hundreds of dead ducks discovered (Link)
United States
    •   Kansas State University toll-free bird flu hotline (Link)
    •   Nevada -- Flu drill set for Jan. 24 (Link)
    •   Northern California Duck Die off (avian cholera) (Link)
General
    •   Tracking diseases on a Web site for the germ-obsessed (ProMed) (Link)
    •   SARS Treatment Information (Link)

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