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January 22

News Reports for January 22, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 16:51:37 PM EST

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

China
• Crossover: Most new H7N9 bird flu infections found in rural areas (Video) (Link)
• China tightens inter-departmental H7N9 coordination (Link)
• H7N9 Bird Flu: WHO Confirms Sporadic Human-to-Human Transmission as Death Toll Rises (Link)
• China reports 4 more H7N9 human cases (Link)
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of seven additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• CIDRAP: H7N9 cases in China surge past 200 (Link)
• Hong Kong Gov.: SFH on avian influenza A(H7N9) (Link)
• Zhejiang Province: three new cases of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• WHO, Jan 22 update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus (Link)
• Jiangsu Province: Province 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• WHO: Human Infection with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Situation update as of 22 January 2014 (Link)
• H7N9 bird flu spikes in China ahead of Lunar New Year (Link)

Research
• Many Flu Medicines Increase Spread of the Virus (Link)
• Fever medicines may help spread flu if people feel better, have contact: study (Link)

General
• New virus threats emerging, expert says (Link)

Commentary
• Virology Down Under: H7N9 snapdate: cumulative case chart by region (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: 1st & 2nd Wave of H7N9 - WHO Risk Assessment (Link)


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News Reports for January 22, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 20:02:04 PM EST

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Bhutan
• Culling in Gelephu (Link)

China
• Hong Kong bans import of poultry eggs from Miaoli County, Taiwan (Link)

India
• Haryana: Doctor tested positive for Swine Flu (Link)

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

Iraq
• The first swine flu infection in Sulaimaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan (Link)

Mexico
• Yucatan: Sonora detect outbreaks of influenza A and B (translated) (Link)

Taiwan
• Taiwan farms avian flu ban Miaoli, Penghu counties eggs (translated) (Link)

United States
• First Recombinant Flu Vaccine (Link)
• Drive-through Flu Shots Gaining Popularity in U.S. (Link)
• Flu guidance issued for federal workplace (Link)
• IN: Breakdown of Flu Deaths in Indiana (Link)
• NJ: N.J. flu sufferers: Should you go to the ER? (Link)
• OH: Volatile flu season continues to cause grief in central Ohio (Link)
• PA: Free Flu Shot Clinic For Philadelphia Restaurant Workers Today (Link)
• TX: 5th Flu-Related Death in Nueces County (Link)
• TX: Flu epidemic causes blood donor shortage (Link)

Research
• New Coronavirus-Like Virus Found In Bats (Link)
• MA: Local [Boston] scientists searching for flu fighters  (Link)
• Egg allergic children did not have adverse reactions to single dose of influenza vaccine in multi-center study (Link)

General
• Man Claims Spray Kills Flu Virus on Surfaces (Video) (Link)
• TIME Explains: The Flu and How it Spreads (Video) (Link)

Commentary
• Shamus Khan: Flu Outbreak - Why Paid Sick Days Matter (Link)


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News Reports for January 22, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 23:27:03 PM EST

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China
•  Xinhua: Man dies of bird flu in southwest China (Link)
•  China reports bird flu death (Link)
•  Bird flu claims second victim in China (Link)
•  China Reports 2nd Bird Flu Death in Month (Link)

India
•  Disinfection in Meghalaya bird flu-hit area completed (Link)
•  Death of fowls spark off bird flu scare in Malkangiri (Link)

Indonesia
•  Maintain Tangerang Bird Flu Suspect Poultry (translated) (Link)
•  Bird Flu Patient Unexpected Hospital Isolation Room (Link)
•  Tangerang Resident Suspect Bird Flu (Link)
•  Tangerang: RO Isolated in Bird Flu Special Room in Tangerang Hospital (translated) (Link)
•  Tangerang: Family Suspect Bird Flu No Indicated (translated) (Link)

Malaysia
•   Cause of babies' death not ascertained - Hasan (Link)

Mexico
•  Tamaulipas alert on unusual respiratory disease outbreak (translated) (Link)

Vietnam
•  Hanoi avian flu prevention programme succeeds (Link)

General
•  WHO: Bird flu talks slated for mid-Feb (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Absence of Poultry In Fatal H5N1 Case In Guizhou China (Link)


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News Reports for January 22, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 23:43:56 PM EST

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China
•  Hong Kong: Fourth serious swine flu case confirmed (Link)

Hungary
•  Flu epidemic declared (Link)

Japan
•  Dead duck H5N1 positive (Link)
•  Bird flu sparks slaughter of over 10,000 chickens at Miyazaki farm (Link)
•  Virulent [H5N1] virus from wild swans found Hokkaidou (Link)
•  Sharp rise seen in adult flu cases (Link)

United States
•  UT: First 2011 flu death reported in Salt Lake County (Link)
•  IN: State flu cases rising quickly (Link)


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News Reports for January 22, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 23:19:42 PM EST

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China
•  Hong Kong: HA announces two fatal cases and one critical case of HSI (Link)

Cyprus
•  Eighth flu death reported (Link)

Egypt
•  Swine flu infection rates fell in the last two weeks (Link)
•  Egyptian scientist warns of understatement and exaggeration in the swine flu (Link)

France
•  France confirms A/H1N1 flu infection in turkeys (Link)
•  France talks tough with drug firms on flu vaccines (Link)

India
•  Bird Flu spreads (Link)

Indonesia
•  Discussion Exchange and Access Virus Influenza Vaccine Followed (Link)

Switzerland
•  Swiss warn on flu vaccine with autoimmune disease (Link)

Taiwan
•  Low-path H5N2 in birds (Link)
•  Seven thousand chickens died of bird flu (Link)

Ukraine
•  Death toll from flu, respiratory infections in Ukraine rises to 1,019 (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Three more swine flu-related deaths in West Midlands (Link)
•  London nurses' H1N1 vaccinations 'at 33 percent,' NHS says (Link)

General
•  Revisiting the swine flu puzzle of 1976 (Link)


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News Reports for January 22

by: gardner

Tue Jan 22, 2008 at 00:33:52 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Indonesia confirms 120th human bird flu infection
  • 5 people have 'bird flu symptoms' in India
  • Japan: Gov't to increase flu vaccine stockpile
  • New bird flu case reported in Turkish village  (poultry, tests pending on whether it's h5n1)
  • Bird flu in West Bengal creates panic in Nepal
  • H5N1 coutries have given WHO 700+ BF samples
  • Turkey culls poultry to battle bird flu outbreak
  • Indonesia - Children admitted to Garut hospital for bird flu symptoms
  • NYT on pandemic flu chances
  • Bird flu in West Bengal scares neighboring state
  • The Aethlon Hemopurifier(R) Proves Effective in Capturing Bird Flu Virus (press release)
  • Medicago's Pandemic Flu Vaccine Provides 100% Protection in Mice at Low Doses
  • HepaLife Technologies working on vaccine
  • Turkey (country) bird flu virus is H5N1 strain - official
  • NanoViricides is on Course to Develop Bird Flu, Influenza, and Other Drugs
  • Rat meat price hikes accompany Cambodia's rising cost of living
  • Bird flu-afflicted countries have shared +700 viruses with WHO labs
  • Canada: Region bracing for pandemic
  • Bird flu hits India as Turkey and Indonesia detect cases
  • India faces bird flu 'disaster'
  • If the Internet goes down, will you be ready?
  • CIA says hackers pulled plug on power grid
  • Bird flu hits Vietnam poultry, may have killed a man
  • WHO Influenza tracker is online
  • eFoodSafety to Attend International Conference on Avian Influenza
  • Azerbaijan Imposes Ban on Import of Poultry Products from Iran
  • Chinese agriculture ministry warns of grave animal epidemic in Spring
  • Dr. Rajeev Venkayya Joins Gates Foundation as Director of Global Health Delivery
  • Coleman Towers residents learn to be prepared, Sommerst PA, USA
  • Switzerland: Fear Of Recession Is Dominant Concern Among Global CEOs
  • Pittsboro, NC - The Chatham County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, January 22, Pandemic Influenza funds will be discussed
  • USA (Alabama): Local EMA gets ready for flu pandemic
  • USA. Miami FL Pandemic discussion
  • USA: Yankton South Dakota School board sends out pandemic flu pamphlets
  • USA: Pandemic Talk at St. Louis Zoo
  • Don't rely on drugs to delay flu pandemic-US gov't
Summary of News for January 21, 2008
General
•   Political unrest threatens world health-WHO chief (Link)
•   Article on education and public health challenges of 21st century (Link)
•   VGX Pharmaceuticals Submits Device Master File to FDA for CELLECTRA™ Electroporator (Link and Link)
•   Bloomberg (opinion piece): Pandemic Risk Is Now at an Unprecedented Level: Andy Mukherjee (Link)
•   Kiwa Biotech Company Posts Video of 2007 Annual Management Meetings (Link)
•   WHO Report to the Executive Board, 122nd session (Link)
•   Health: Bird Flu - PA paper of Carnige Mellon (Link)
•   Tues. night, Charlie Rose: Robert Bazell, Chief Science and Health Correspondent for NBC News (Link)
•   ImmunoVaccine Technologies Receives $3 Million From ACOA (Link)
•   "A Pandemic That Wasn't but Might Be" (Link)
Bangladesh
•   About 5,000 chickens culled in W Bangladesh after detection of bird flu (Link)
China
•   China to continue support for WHO - Ambassador (Link and Link)
India
•   West Bengal battles with bird flu (Link)
•   Bird flu spreads to Malda - 7th district hit with H5N1 (Link)
•   Extinction threat to country chicken (Link)
•   Cull target bloats to 20 lakh (2 million birds) - more than 1 district per day (Link)
•   Bengal bird flu spreads to humans? (Link)
Nepal
•   Threat of bird flu spread increase in Nepal (Link)
•   Nepal Bans Poultry Import From India, reports of illegal imports (Link)
Nigeria
•   Nigeria: Bird Flu - Poultry Farmers Get N42.5m (Link)
Turkey
•   New bird flu case reported in Turkish village (Link)
•   New Bird Flu Cases Detected in Turkey (Link)
Ukraine
•   Ukraine Reports Bird Flu Incident (Link)
United Arab Emirates
•   UAE to strengthen guard against bird flu (Link)
United States
•   CDC Message for Travelers to Asia for Lunar New Year (Link)
•   CDC Public Health Workbook to Define, Locate and Reach Special, Vulnerable, and At-Risk Populations in an Emergency (Link)
•   U.S. Experts: Local Pandemic Preparation Lacking (Link)
•   U.S. Nash, North Carolina: Nash prepares for flu pandemic. (Link)
•   Georgia: Collins Hill High School PTSA will host its first health, including flu pandemic (Link)
Vietnam
•   Vietnam to import 500 mln bird flu vaccine doses this year (Link)
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News Reports for January 22

by: Nimbus

Mon Jan 22, 2007 at 00:18:24 AM EST

Summary of News for January 21 2007

China
    •   Update on Guangzhou (Link)
    •  Bird corpses found in village of Ting (Link)
    •  Hong Kong - AFCD found 59 bird carcasses (Link)
    •   More dead birds in Hong Kong  (Link)
    •   Boxun Update (Link)
Indonesia
    •   Very Rapid Patient Death at Sulianti Saroso (Link)
    •   Bird flu suspect dies Sunday (Link)
    •   Jakarta residents line up for free meat as Indonesia, South Korea start mass poultry culls (Link)
    •   Another human H5N1 death in Jakarta? (Croftsblog) (Link)
    •   More Bird Flu Deaths in Humans Reported as Milestone Is Passed (Link)
Japan
    •   Military `concerned' by bird flu cases (Link)
South Korea
    •   South Korea destroyed Hundreds Of Thousands Of poultries  (Link)
    •   New bird flu case detected in Korea (Link)
    •   New H5N1 outbreaks defy logic (Link)
Thailand
    •   2,000 bird-flu suspect poultry culled at Lao border (Link)
    •   Suspected bird-flu case in Ayutthaya turns negative (Link)
    •   Cumulative patients under surveillance  111 in 31 provinces (Link) and (Link)
United States
    •   Wildlife officials investigate duck die-off in Colorado (Link)
    •   Texas: Officials: Snow havoc small compared to avian flu (Link)
General
    •   Should we be stockpiling four months of food and water? (Link)

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