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January 24

News Reports for January 24, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 16:52:12 PM EST

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Canada
• More flu-related deaths this year than pandemic in 2009 Number of deaths rises to 16 in Saskatchewan (Link)
• Flu claims fifth victim in New Brunswick (Link)

China
• Hangzhou halts live poultry trading; Shanghai reports deaths (Link)
• Latest bird flu case takes city total to 8 (Link)
• CIDRAP: Pace of H7N9 cases in China continues unabated (Link)
• Expert Warns of Possibility of H7N9 Human-to-human Transmissions (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP, Jan. 24: Mainland health authorities report seven additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) (Link)
• Zhejiang Province: 7 new cases of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• Fujian Province: one case of human infection with the H7N9 new bird flu cases (translated) (Link)
• H7N9 need to guard against "limited human to human transmission." (translated) (Link)
• Guangdong Province: Province added two cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza cases, two cases were cured (translated) (Link)
• China reports 9 new H7N9 human cases (Link)
• Expert warns of grim flu season in China (Link)
• 9 New H7N9 Bird Flu Cases Reported In China A Week Before New Year's; Zhejiang Province Closes Live Poultry Markets (Link)
• Resurgent Bird Flu Culls Poultry Industry (Link)
• Hangzhou, Shanghai to halt live poultry trading (Link)

South Korea
• Bird Flu Spreads to More Regions (Link)

United States
• Flu activity persists, appears to be slowing (Link)
• AR: Arkansas health official: Deaths from flu could top 50  (Link)
• CA: Santa Clara County Reports 8 Flu Deaths, 30 in Bay Area (Link)
• SC: 41 flu deaths reported in South Carolina (Link)
• TN: Middle Tennessee flu deaths surpass 2009-2010 (Link)
• TX: Influx of Flu Patients Crowds Area Hospitals (Link)
• TX: Sixth Person Dies of Flu-Related Illness in Tarrant (Link)

Reseach
• Flu expert Belshe calls for better way to fight the bug (Link)
• The Rocky Road to a Better Flu Vaccine (Link)

Commentary
• Virology Down Under: MERS-CoV: another emerging virus that just...stopped emerging? (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: H7N9: Hong Kong's CHP Issues New Years Travel Advice (Link)
• Maggie Fox: Don't rely on quick flu tests, CDC tells doctors (Link)


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News Reports for January 24, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 20:04:11 PM EST

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India
• Border States on high alert after bird flu in Bhutan (Link)
• Punjab: Eight cases of Swine flu detected in Punjab (Link)
• Punjab: 2-year-old dies of swine flu in city (Chandigarh) (Link)

Indonesia
Bird Flu, Thousands of Chickens Died in Jambi (translated) (Link)

Mexico
• Mexico sees further bird flu outbreak (Link)

Norway
• Swine Flu Confirmed in Pigs in Norway (Link)

United States
• House reauthorizes Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (Link)

Yemen
• H1N1 virus concerns locals, hospitals reassure public (Link)

Research
• Science: Voluntary Pause on Avian Flu Transmission Research Should End in Some Countries (Link)
• Quail as a potential mixing vessel for the generation of new reassortant influenza A viruses (Link)
Bird flu research resumes - but not in U.S. (Link)
•  Work resumes on lethal flu strains: Study of lab-made viruses a 'public-health responsibility' (Link)
H5N1 virus: Transmission studies resume for avian flu (Link)
Bird Flu Studies, Halted Over Terrorism Fear, to Resume (Link)
• Flu Researchers Say: Let Us Get Back To Work Studying Risky Mutations (Link)

General
• GSK's Pandemrix H1N1 vaccine linked to risk in narcolepsy in children (Link)
• Swine flu kills three in Central Europe (Link)
• Flu Prevention at Home: Tips to Keep Your House Free of the Bug (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: US Week 3 Pneumonia & Influenza Death Rate Spikes to 9.8% (Link)


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News Reports for January 24, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 23:27:36 PM EST

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Bhutan
•  Bird flu detected in wild birds (Link)

China
•  CIDRAP: China reports another H5N1 death (Link)

India
•  C'garh on alert after bird flu cases in Orissa, Jharkhand (Link)

Indonesia
•  West Jakarta: Allegedly Avian Flu Suspect, A Toddler Dies (Link)
•  West Jakarta: Allegedly Infected With Bird Flu, Boy 4 Year Deaths (translated) (Link)
•  Tangerang Bird Flu Scare a False Alarm (Link)
•  35 Poultry Slaughtered Today (Link)

Mexico
•  CIDRAP: Mexico reports 573 H1N1 cases, 9 deaths (Link)
•  Resurge amenaza del virus A H1N1 (Link)

Taiwan
•  Five people die of flu complications in Taiwan (Link)

Thailand
•  Thai Public Health Ministry on lookout for bird flu (Link)

Research
•  Colorado: Eagle County volunteers wanted for flu prevention study (Link)

General
•  CIDRAP: Other H5N1 developments (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Experts debate aspects of H5N1 transmission studies (Link)
•  Recent reports overstated canine influenza activity (Link)


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News Reports for January 24, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 13:01:36 PM EST

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Bosnia
•  Bosnia Press Review - January 24, 2011 (7th H1N1 related death) (Link)

Egypt
•   Islamic methods for culling in bird flu epidemics clarified (Link)
•  Thai Health acknowledges the cooperation to fight bird flu (Link)

Greece
•  Greece Reports 6 Deaths from A/H1N1 Flu (Link)

Israel
•  Swine Flu Patients in Tel Aviv (Link)

Japan
•  More chickens H5N1 positive (Link)
•  Japan will cull around 410,000 chickens at a major poultry farm (Link)
•  Japanese troops step in to fight bird flu  (Link)

South Korea
•  Farmers quarantining themselves for New Year  (Link)

United States
•  CDC issues report on flu activity in the United States (Link)
•  AK: Deckhand dies on F/V Ocean Prowler (Link)
•  IL: Flu activity reaches 'regional level' (Link)
•  NJ: Student Dies From Flu, Vaccination Effectiveness Questioned (Link)

Research
•  Cells Infected By Measles Virus Pull Out A Heavy Weapon In The Form Of The Enzyme ADAR1 (Link)

Commentary
•  Science blogger shout out: What's Next for Science Online? (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Now Killing Elderly In UK (Link)


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News Reports for January 24, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 23:11:51 PM EST

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Canada
•  Swine Flu kills five in Canada (Link)
•  New study concerning the severity of H1N1 influenza published in CMAJ (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong: Second fetal death after swine flu vaccine (Link, requires subscription)
•  Hong Kong: Stillbirth heartbreak after swine flu jab (Link)
•  Hong Kong: Health chief urges pregnant women: Get the jab (Link)

India
•  Swine flu death toll reaches 1,177 in India (Link)
•  2 more swine flu deaths in Gujarat, toll reaches 213 (Link)
•  7 swine flu deaths in India raise toll to 1184 (Link)

Serbia
•  Destroying vaccines will be expensive (Link)

United States
•  USDA Study Clears Pork from H1N1 Concerns (Link)
•  IA: Officials brace for 3rd wave of H1N1 (Link)
•  ND: Fargo Teen Released After Being in Critical Condition with H1N1 (Link)

Vietnam
•  New crackdown on livestock for table  (Link)

General
•  A/H1N1 pandemic death toll rises to 14,142, says WHO (Link)

Commentary
•  Blog: Pharmamedia to squelch eu council's secret probe into H1N1 vaccine fraud and worldwide genocide? (Link)


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News Reports for January 24

by: gardner

Thu Jan 24, 2008 at 00:36:58 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Man dies of bird flu in Indonesia
  • Cambodia - Bird Flu Infection May Go Undetected in Some Children
  • Culling in India stopped due to rain
  • Bangladesh bird flu worsening: UN
  • New bird flu outbreak found in Thai north
  • Experts probe high bird flu mortality rate in Indonesia
  • Sri Lanka bans poultry from India
  • Towns (Salt Lake, Utah) plan to get flu vaccine for key workers
  • PETA blames West Bengal govt for bird flu spread
  • UK - 2007 - Four people had low bird flu after Wales H7N2 outbreak
  • Healthcare Environmental Manager Certification Program Offers Spring Course Dates
  • Avian flu remains global threat, cautions UN
  • Experts urge stockpiling of flu vaccine additives
  • CORRECTED - CHRONOLOGY-Bird flu developments Feb 2006 to present
  • Flu pandemic could prove to be disastrous for Ulster - Northern Ireland
  • US gives Ukraine humanitarian aid
  • WHO Executive Board reappoints Dr Mirta Roses as Regional Director for the Americas
  • eFoodSafety Lab Test Demonstrates Efficacy of Citroxin(tm) against H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus
  • Avian influenza: genetic evolution under vaccination pressure
  • Live birds, poultry import stopped from Saudi Arabia, Poland, and Benin - Philippine news
  • Scientist studies staph (CA-MRSA) origins
  • India: Avian Influenza situational report - No humans affected 23-1-2008
  • India: Bird flu knocks on Kolkata's door, US and Japan get poultry from Bengal
Summary of News for January 23, 2008
General
•   Experts urge stockpiling of flu vaccine additives (Link)
•   Don't blame wild birds for H5N1 spread - expert (Link)
•   Stockpiled Medicine to Receive New Use-By-Date (tamiflu) (Link)
•   Sinovac Announces $9.75 Million Private Placement (Link)
•   PuriCore's Sterilox Solution Highly Effective Against Pandemic H5N1 Avian Influenza (Link)
•   Experts still wary of avian flu threat (Link)
•   1918 flu pandemic had a trial run - New Scientist (Link)
•   Larry Brilliant - now working for Google.org on pandemics (Link)
•   Kidaro Unveils Virtual Desktops for Enterprise Disaster Recovery (Link)
•   EMS EXPO Roundtable Brings Together the Big Guns - AI a topic (Link and Link)
•   'Safe Ebola' created for research (Link)
•   WHO Executive Committee unanimously approves Minister's proposal (Link)
•   Cirque du Soleil hasn't seen a pandemic, but it came up in their planning (Link)
•   Scientist studies staph (CA-MRSA) origins (No Link)
Azerbaijan
•   Azerbaijan bans poultry imports from Turkey and Ukraine (Link)
Bulgaria
•   Bulgaria leaving nothing to chance
Opinion: Bulgaria stepping up surveillance and banning open poultry (Link)
China
•   China orders 'urgent' action to avert power crisis (Link)
Egypt
•   Elham Shaheen survives the Bird Flu- Egyptian actress feard contracting Bird Flu (Link)
India
•   Bird flu curbs poultry products on airlines (Link)
•   India's Avian Flu Outbreak Is `Serious,' WHO Says (Link)
•   India needs vets in flu fight (Link)
•   Half of Bengal now affected by bird flu (Link)
•   Officials fail to stop bird flu in eastern India, disease spreading to new areas (Link)
•   The job of a culler takes its toll (Link)
•   India: Confusion over culling mars control efforts (Link)
•   1,000 more vets, docs needed to fight epidemic - India (Link)
•   West Bengal intercepts trucks smuggling birds from flu area (Link)
•   Pharma companies gear up with stockpiles of Tamiflu (Link)
•   Unknown epidemic in Honnavar (southwestern India): 3 dead (Link)
•   Over 2000 complain of fever, govt says 'it means nothing' (Link)
•   India's latest outbreak of bird flu could be disastrous (Link)
•   India's communists enlist cadres to battle bird flu (Link)
Indonesia
•   WHO Indonesia Update 33 (Link)
Pakistan
•   USAID donates more equipment to help fight spread of Avian Influenza in Pakistan (Link)
Philippines
•   Philippines Dept of Agriculture lifts ban on bird, poultry imports from Nebraska, USA (re: LPAI) (Link)
Thailand
•   Thailand hosts International Conference on Avian Influenza (Link)
•   Bird flu outbreak in Thailand (Link)
Turkey
•   Bird flu found in Black Sea village (Link)
•   Update: Turkey culls poultry to stop spread of bird flu (Link)
United Kingdom
•   UK - Small bird flocks pose bird flu risk for humans (Link)
•   Half of GPs lack guidance on tackling pandemic flu - UK story (Link)
United States
•   The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) will host its 2008 Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting February 24-27, 2008 in Baltimore, MD (Link)
•   Rochester Minnesota, USA, Study seeks signs of bird flu in Silver Lake neighborhood (Link)
•   CDC: Too Few Adults Get Their Vaccines (Link)
•   Utah cities ponder who should get expensive treatment in case of flu pandemic: Salt Lake Utah, USA (Link)
Vietnam
•   Viet Nam death confirmed (Link)
•   Bird flu strikes after Vietnamese farmer eats tainted poultry (Link)
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News Reports for January 24

by: Nimbus

Wed Jan 24, 2007 at 00:08:07 AM EST

Summary of News for January 23 2007

Azerbaijan
    •  SVS officials visits Barda due to massdeath of poultries (Link)
Canada
    •   A new challenge for Girl Guides (Ontario) (Link) and (Link)
China
    •  CDC urges China to confirm reports regarding latest epidemic (Link)
Europe
    •  INTERVIEW-Europe may face repeat of winter's bird flu (Link)
Hungary
    •   Suspected bird flu cases in southern Hungary (Link)
    •   Hungary culls 3,300 suspected flu birds (Link)
Indonesia
    •  Two suspected bird flu patients (Link)
Japan
    •   New outbreak of bird flu in southern Japan (Link)  and (Link)
    •   Another outbreak of bird flu feared in Miyazaki (Link)
    •   Avian flu in Miyazaki matches strain in China (Link) and (Link) and (Link)
South Korea
    •   South Korea Orders 660,000 Animals Killed To Curb Bird Flu  (Link)
Thailand
    •   Thailand ducks (Link)
    •   New bird flu outbreak in Thailand (Link)
United States
    •   University of Michigan pandemic preparations (Link)
    •   18 people in quarantine at Trenton Michigan hospital (norovirus) (Link)
    •   Alaska: video of AI investigations (Link)
General
    •   Many Global Bird Flu Outbreaks Unreported - FAO (Link)
    •   European scientists develop model on potential flu pandemic (Link) and (Link)
    •   UN Asks Asian Countries to Increase Vigilance for possible epidemic of BF (Link)
    •   Poor countries demand share of bird flu drugs (Link)
    •   At World Economic Forum, a look at the dangers of a shifting power equation  (Link)
    •   Patch could stretch vaccine supply (Link)

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