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January 23

News Reports for January 23, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 16:51:56 PM EST

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• Deadly bird flu surges in China as millions travel (Link)
• Hong Kong: More powerful test on chickens to boost defence against bird flu (Link)
• WHO weighs H7N9 risk as cases mount (Link)
• Shanghai: City reports 8th case of H7N9 bird flu (Link)
• H7N9: Bird flu cases surge ahead of Chinese New Year (Link)
• CHP notified of three additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Zhejiang (Link)
• Zhejiang Province, five new cases of human H7N9 avian influenza infection (translated) (Link)
• WHO: Jan. 23, Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• Shanghai: 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• Guangdong Province added one case of human infection of bird flu H7N9 two cases were cured (translated) (Link)
• China asks health officials to raise alert against H7N9 (Link)
• China's health authorities on alert against H7N9 (Link)
• Imported poultry up for serum test in hunt for H7N9 (Link)

• Two deaths in Assiut suspected from bird flu (Link)
• 16 cases of H1N1 and H5N1 (Link)

• Kenya at Risk of Influenza A H7N9 Virus in Poultry (Africa) (Link)

South Korea
• Bean Geese Also Infected with Bird Flu (Link)

• More Flu Deaths in New Mexico (Link)

United Kingdom
• School networks will help plan for the next flu pandemic (Link)

United States
• NM:  More flu deaths in New Mexico (Link)
• Oklahoma flu death toll climbs to 20 (Link)
• TN: Vanderbilt: At least 17 dead from the flu (Link)
• TX: El Paso Flu-Related Deaths Rise to 11 (Link)

• Bac Ninh declares bird flu epidemic (Link)

• World - Avian influenza in humans (Link)
• NEJM: Preventing and Controlling Influenza with Available Interventions (Link)

• Virology Down Under: Market sampling: H7N9, sensitive testing, market closures and small numbers (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 23, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 20:03:04 PM EST

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• Flu epidemic begins in Austria: medical experts (Link)

• Belarus suspends poultry imports from Mexico, Germany over bird flu (Link)

• Ten people die of swine flu in Punjab (Link)

• Expect Distribution Tanggamus Disnak Bird Flu Vaccine (translated) (Link)

• Eight places in Ilam bird flu surveillance site (Link)
• CIDRAP: H5N1 strikes four more Nepal poultry farms (Link)

• Pandemrix anti-swine flu vaccine 'not used in Poland' (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: Study - Almost half of US tots do not receive vaccines on schedule (Link)
• AZ: Flu causing shortage of blood donors throughout Arizona (Link)
• CA: Experts offer advice for flu sufferers (Link)
• IN: Flu death toll rises to 40 in Indiana (Link)
• PA: Allegheny Co. Hit Hardest By Flu In The State (Link)
• TX: All About Cedar Creek: The "ouchless" flu shot is here (Link)
• TX: 12-Year-Old Girl Fourth El Paso Flu-Related Death (Link)
• VA: Doctors worry cold weather will cause flu season to peak again (Link)

• Really? In Children, Flu Vaccine Can Prevent Ear Infection (Link)
• A Better Flu Vaccine Requires Public-Private Cooperation (Link)
• GA: UGA professors get grant for flu fighting research (Link)

• 800 children in Europe develop narcolepsy after swine flu vaccine (Link)
• Got the flu? Rest first, exercise later, experts say (Link)
• This flu season, know your flu etiquette (Link)
• Flu Patients Overdosing On Over-The-Counter Meds (Link)
• Should I take Tamiflu to treat the flu? (Link)
• Tips to avoid the flu while flying (Link)

• Recombinomics: 35 Week 3 Flu Deaths In Pennsylvania Raise Total To 75 (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 23, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 23:27:19 PM EST

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•  Guizhou, a fever deaths detect human infection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (translated) (Link)

•  Placed in Special Room Bontang Citizen Indicated Bird Flu (Link)

•  Nine in Mexico dead from A(H1N1) swine flu (Link)
•  Swine flu death toll hits nine in Mexico as cases almost double (Link)

•  Bird Flu: It's getting worse (Link)

United States
•  Don't be lulled by mild flu season (Link)

•  Stockpiled flu drug has "modest" benefits: reports (Link)

•  Recombinomics: HA S227N and PB2 E627K In Fatal H5N1 Cambodia Case (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 23, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 13:01:20 PM EST

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•  New cases of H1N1 recorded in Algeria (Link)

•  Japan to cull 410,000 chickens to fight bird flu (Link)

•  Soldier dies of flu A/H1N1 at Chelyabinsk regional hospital (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Weekly Influenza Report, 20 January 2011 (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 23, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 23:11:32 PM EST

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•  Poultry industry under new bird-flu threat due to Indian chicks import (Link)

•  British Columbia: Genomic Surveillance of Pandemic H1N1 (Link)

•  4 new H1N1 deaths: total 244 cases (translated) (Link)

•  Police aid bird culling teams in flu-hit areas (Link)
•  Nearly 70,000 chickens culled in West Bengal, India (Link)

•  Ukraine health officials expect new flu surge for runoff (Link)

•  1,400 poultry killed after bird flu outbreak  (Link)
•  New crackdown on livestock for table (Link)

•  Swine Flu Count Plagued by Flawed Data (Link)
•  Double Trouble: Bacterial Super-Infection After The Flu (Link)

•  Recombinomics: Initial H1N1 Attack Rate Raises Pandemic Concerns (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 23

by: gardner

Tue Jan 22, 2008 at 23:18:24 PM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Viet Nam death confirmed
  • Bird flu found in Black Sea village
  • The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) will host its 2008 Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting February 24-27, 2008
  • Experts urge stockpiling of flu vaccine additives
  • Azerbaijan bans poultry imports from Turkey and Ukraine
  • Bird flu curbs poultry products on airlines
  • India's Avian Flu Outbreak Is `Serious,' WHO Says
  • Thailand hosts International Conference on Avian Influenza
  • India needs vets in flu fight
  • UK - Small bird flocks pose bird flu risk for humans
  • Half of Bengal now affected by bird flu
  • Officials fail to stop bird flu in eastern India, disease spreading to new areas
  • Don't blame wild birds for H5N1 spread - expert
  • Stockpiled Medicine to Receive New Use-By-Date (tamiflu)
  • Sinovac Announces $9.75 Million Private Placement
  • PuriCore's Sterilox Solution Highly Effective Against Pandemic H5N1 Avian Influenza
  • Elham Shaheen survives the Bird Flu- Egyptian actress feard contracting Bird Flu
  • Philippines Dept of Agriculture lifts ban on bird, poulty imports from Nebraska, USA (regarding LPAI)
  • Bulgaria leaving nothing to chance: stepping up survailance and banning open poultry
  • Experts still wary of avian flu threat
  • The job of a culler takes its toll
  • CDC: Too Few Adults Get Their Vaccines
  • Rochester Minnesota, USA, Study seeks signs of bird flu in Silver Lake neighborhood
  • Update: Turkey culls poultry to stop spread of bird flu
  • India: Confusion over culling mars control efforts
  • 1918 flu pandemic had a trial run - New Scientist
  • Larry Brilliant - now working for Google.org on pandemics
  • Kidaro Unveils Virtual Desktops for Enterprise Disaster Recovery
  • EMS EXPO Roundtable Brings Together the Big Guns - AI a topic
  • 'Safe Ebola' created for research
  • Bird flu strikes after Vietnamese farmer eats tainted poultry
  • Half of GPs lack guidance on tackling pandemic flu - UK story
  • WHO Executive Committee unanimously approves Minister's proposal
  • USAID donates more equipment to help fight spread of Avian Influenza in Pakistan
  • China orders 'urgent' action to avert power crisis
  • Utah cities ponder who should get expensive treatment in case of flu pandemic: Salt Lake Utah, USA
Summary of News for January 22, 2008
•   H5N1 coutries have given WHO 700+ BF samples (Link and Link)
•   NY Times on pandemic flu chances (Link)
•   Bird flu hits India as Turkey and Indonesia detect cases (Link)
•   The Aethlon Hemopurifier(R) Proves Effective in Capturing Bird Flu Virus (press release) (Link)
•   Medicago's Pandemic Flu Vaccine Provides 100% Protection in Mice at Low Doses (Link)
•   HepaLife Technologies working on vaccine (Link)
•   NanoViricides is on Course to Develop Bird Flu, Influenza, and Other Drugs (Link)
•   If the Internet goes down, will you be ready? (Link)
•   CIA says hackers pulled plug on power grid (Link)
•   WHO Influenza tracker is online (Link)
•   WHO Indonesia Update 32 (Link)
•   eFoodSafety to Attend International Conference on Avian Influenza (Link)
•   Dr. Rajeev Venkayya Joins Gates Foundation as Director of Global Health Delivery (Link)
•   Azerbaijan Imposes Ban on Import of Poultry Products from Iran (Link)
•   Rat meat price hikes accompany Cambodia's rising cost of living (Link)
•   Canada: Region bracing for pandemic (Link)
•   Chinese agriculture ministry warns of grave animal epidemic in Spring (Link)
•   5 people have 'bird flu symptoms' in India (Link)
•   Bird flu in West Bengal scares neighboring state (Link)
•   India faces bird flu 'disaster' (Link)
•   Indonesia confirms 120th human bird flu infection (Link)
•   Indonesia - Children admitted to Garut hospital for bird flu symptoms (Link)
•   Japan: Gov't to increase flu vaccine stockpile (Link)
•   Bird flu in West Bengal creates panic in Nepal (Link)
•   Pakistan : Avian influenza outbreak feared (Link)
•   Switzerland: Fear Of Recession Is Dominant Concern Among Global CEOs (PanFlu and Terrorism drop on list) (Link)
•   New bird flu case reported in Turkish village (Link)
•   Turkey culls poultry to battle bird flu outbreak (Link)
•   Turkey (country) bird flu virus is H5N1 strain - official (Link)
United States
•   Pittsboro, NC - The Chatham County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, January 22 (PanFlu Funds will be discussed) (Link)
•   USA (Jackson County, Alabama): Local EMA gets ready for flu pandemic (Link)
•   Miami FL Pandemic discussion (Link)
•   Yankton, South Dakota, School board sends out pandemic flu pamphlets (Link)
•   Pandemic Talk at St. Louis Zoo (Link)
•   Don't rely on drugs to delay flu pandemic-US gov't (Link)
•   Coleman Towers residents learn to be prepared, Somerset, PA, USA (Link)
•   Bird flu hits Vietnam poultry, may have killed a man  (Link)
•   Vietnamese man dies of bird flu (Link)
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News Reports for January 23

by: Nimbus

Tue Jan 23, 2007 at 00:34:37 AM EST

New stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • New outbreak of bird flu in southern Japan
  • South Korea orders 660,000 animals culled to curb bird flu
  • CDC urges China to confirm reports regarding latest epidemic
  • Indonesia: 2 suspect cases
  • ProMed on Thailand Ducks
  • FAO - many global bird flu outbreaks go unreported
  • European scientists develop model on potential flu pandemic
  • UN asks Asian countries to increase vigilance for possible epidemic of bird flu
  • Suspected bird flu cases in southern Hungary
  • Hungary culls 3,300 suspect flu birds
  • University of Michigan pandemic preparations
  • Ontario - a new challenge for Girl Guides
  • Poor countries demand share of bird flu drugs
  • Davos: power is becoming diffused (mentions blogs)
  • 18 people in quarantine at Trenton Michigan hospital
  • OIE - Europe may face repeat of winter's bird flu
  • Azerbaijan: SVS officials visit Barda due to mass death of poultry
  • Alaska: video of AI investigations
  • Patch could stretch vaccine supply
  • Japan: avian flu matches strain in China
  • Thailand - outbreak in northeast confirmed
Summary of News for January 22 2007

    •   Guangzhou authorities find illegal civet cat sales (Link)
    •   Health officials deny reports of suspected cases of SARS, bird flu (Link)
    •   HK reviews inter-departmental efforts to prevent avian flu (Link)
    •   Int'l Herald Trib. story on Guangzhou rumors  (Link)
    •   Dead birds test positive for H5N1 (Link)
    •   China: Guangzhou denies epidemic outbreak (Link)
    •   Egypt on high alert as bird flu virus becomes more resistant (Link)
    •   WHO Avian influenza - situation in Egypt - update 2 (Link)
    •   Bird flu suspected in southern Hungary (Link)
    •   WHO Avian influenza - situation in Indonesia - update 4 (Link)
    •   Three more suspected bird flu patients admitted to hospitals (Link)
    •   Bird flu resurfaces in Nigeria (Link)
South Korea
    •   South Korea to cull 660,000 animals to stem bird flu  (Link)
    •   S. Korean gov't allocates emergency aid to prevent spread of bird flu (Link)
    •   So. Korea: wild duck droppings infected (Link)
    •   South Korea and V-genotype H5N1 (Link)
    •   Thai/Chinese Patients Tested for Bird Flu (Link)
    •   Girl, 4, has bird-flu symptoms (Link) and (Link)
United States
    •   NYTimes: Faith in Quick Test Leads to Epidemic that Wasn't (Link)
    •   End to bird flu is years away, WHO official says (Link)
    •   WHO scientist - pandemic CFR >50%? (Link)
    •   Bird flu surges in 2006: WHO chief (Link)
    •   Novavax says bird flu vaccines effective (Link)
    •   Scientists Assess Risk of Potential Flu Pandemic Spread Via Global Airlines (Link)
    •   WHO chief warns world against bird flu pandemic (Link)

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