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January 25

News Reports for January 25

by: gardner

Thu Jan 24, 2008 at 23:46:25 PM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • 'No bird flu case found in Nepal'
  • Thailand reports new bird flu outbreak
  • China confirms country's first family cluster
  • UN: Bird flu remains a global threat
  • Europe's Winter Flu Season Starts
  • Manila: Airport to keep bird-flu at bay
  • More than half of West Bengal slips in birdflu grip- 2 more districts
  • Bird flu panic in Bangladesh - 26 of the country's 64 districts now affected
  • Cinncinnati OH. Pandemic Flu Red Cross presentation - Tuesday
  • showing up sick - most business not well prepared for Pandemic
  • Engineered blood may help bird flu fight - Crucell
  • GPs lack guidance on pandemic flu
  • Scientists Create Synthetic Genome
  • On The Job, But Out Of It? CCH Survey Looks At Ill Effects Of Sick Employees At Work
  • County takes a look back - Elizabethtown, NC - USA
  • DOOMSDAY 101 - Columbus OH
  • Flu Pandemic Could Prove to Be Disastrous for Ulster
  • Belarus kills smuggled parrots over bird flu fears
  • Bird Flu Returns (photo story)
  • Thailand: Bird flu outbreak in Phichit
  • Authors defend study of nondrug measures in 1918 pandemic
  • Seasonal flu vaccine may help in fight against H5N1
  • Universal Influenza Vaccine Tested Successfully In Humans
  • Whooping Cough Surge in Houston
  • Yesterday's WHO confirmations
  • UTMB disease lab shut down after door fails
  • 9 suspected BF in Egypt
  • Financial firms confident about pandemic plans -- but telecommuting may be wishful thinking
Summary of News for January 24, 2008
General
•   Healthcare Environmental Manager Certification Program Offers Spring Course Dates (Link)
•   Avian flu remains global threat, cautions UN (Link)
•   Experts urge stockpiling of flu vaccine additives (Link)
•   Corrected - Chronology - Bird flu developments Feb 2006 to present (Link)
•   WHO Executive Board reappoints Dr Mirta Roses as Regional Director for the Americas (Link)
•   eFoodSafety Lab Test Demonstrates Efficacy of Citroxin(tm) against H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus (Link)
•   Avian influenza: genetic evolution under vaccination pressure (Link)
•   Scientist studies staph (CA-MRSA) origins (Link)
•   UN Food and Agriculture Organization: Spate of H5N1 outbreaks warrants stronger controls (Link)
Bangladesh
•   Bangladesh bird flu worsening: UN (Link)
Cambodia
•   Cambodia - Bird Flu Infection May Go Undetected in Some Children (Link)
India
•   Culling in India stopped due to rain (Link)
•   Sri Lanka bans poultry from India (Link)
•   PETA blames West Bengal govt for bird flu spread (Link)
•   India Avian Influenza - No humans affected - situational report 23-1-2008 (Link)
•   Bird flu knocks on Kolkata's door, US and Japan get poultry from Bengal (Link)
•   Flu panic rises as goats drop dead (Link)
Indonesia
•   Man dies of bird flu in Indonesia (Link)
•   Experts probe high bird flu mortality rate in Indonesia (Link)
Philippines
•   Live birds, poultry import stopped - Philippine news (Link)
Thailand
•   New bird flu outbreak found in Thai north (Link)
Ukraine
•   US gives Ukraine humanitarian aid (Link)
United Kingdom
•   UK - 2007 - Four people had low bird flu after Wales H7N2 outbreak (Link)
•   Flu pandemic could prove to be disastrous for Ulster - Northern Ireland (Link)
United States
•   Towns (Salt Lake, Utah) plan to get flu vaccine for key workers (Link)
Virgin Islands
•   British Virgin Islands: Gets pandemic plan update (Link)
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News Reports for January 25, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 16:52:28 PM EST

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China
• Hong Kong: DH urges travellers to take precautions against avian influenza during Lunar New Year (Link)
• Hong Kong: Mainland health authorities report seven additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) (Link)
• Hong Kong: Case of severe paediatric influenza A infection under CHP investigation (Link)
• China's Zhejiang reports 3 new H7N9 cases (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP notified of ten additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• Zhejiang Province, three new cases of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• Jiangxi Province confirmed cases of avian influenza H10N8 found one case of human infection (translated) (Link)
•  Health bureau confirms H7N9 case in Beijing (Link)
• Guangdong Province added one case of human infection of H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• Jiangsu Province 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza  (Link)
• China confirms second human H10N8 avian influenza case (Link)
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South Korea
• Health authorities confirm (H5N8) bird flu in chicken, feces of migratory birds (Link)

United States
• CDC FluView: 2013-2014 Influenza Season Week 3 ending January 18, 2014 (Link)
• AR: Doctors and families fighting the flu (Link)
• CA: California's Flu Crisis Getting Worse By The Day (Link)
• H (Link)
• H (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: Eleven new H7N9 cases include one in Beijing (Link)
• Can H7N9 bird flu spread between people? (Link)
• H (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Alberta ex-Beijing H5N1 Has RBD Change D225R (Link)
• Avian flu diary: CDC: Testing Recommendations For Suspected Cases of H7N9/H5N1 in The United States (Link)
• Doctor Timothy M. Uyeki, NEJM - Preventing and Controlling Influenza with Available Interventions (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 25, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 20:04:31 PM EST

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Cambodia
Bird flu infects three in Cambodia, killing two (Link)

India
• Maharashtra: 40-year-old man dies of swine flu (Link)

United States
• Flu spreads to all 50 states but on the wane in parts (Link)
• Severe flu virus hits nation early this year  (Link)
• CA: Flu, Cold Cases Affecting Local Schools (Link)
• CT: Connecticut Flu Deaths Now At 17 (Link)
• IL: Flu Epidemic May Be Putting Blood Donors Out Of Commission; Blood Shortage In Flu Season  (Link)
• MN: Minn. flu toll peaks as deaths top '09-10 (Link)
• NJ: Flu Kills Four New Jersey Children, Wreaks Havoc In Hospitals (Link)

Research
• U.S. researchers tracking flu through Twitter (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: Study puts global 2009 pandemic H1N1 infection rate at 24% (Link)
• Tips to care for your kids when they get the flu (Link)
• Young Kids and the Flu: Prevention And Treatment (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: US Pediatric Flu Deaths Increase To Fifty (Link)
• Recombinomics: US Cities With Week 3 P&I Death Rates Greater Than 10% (Link)


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News Reports for January 25, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 23:27:53 PM EST

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Bulgaria
•  Flu epidemics in some Bulgarian districts (Link)

China
•  WHO report on human H5N1 case (fatal) (Link)

Egypt
•  H5N1 case reported in Fayoum (Link)

India
•  Poultry deaths trigger bird flu panic (Link)

Indonesia
•  Avian flu threatens to claim additional life (Link)
•  Two RS Kandow Caring Suspect Bird Flu (translated) (Link)
•  Again, Bird Flu Patient Dies (translated)(Link)

Japan
•  Flu spreading in Japan, doubling number of cases per hospital (Link)

United States
•  Experts Warn People about Unpredictable Flu Virus (Link)

Research
•  Helen Branswell: Researcher at heart of bird flu studies controversy reveals details of his findings (Link)
•  Nature: H5N1: Flu transmission work is urgent (Link)
•  Pandemic 2009 H1N1 virus gives wings to avian flu (Link)
•  Declan Butler: Nature - Caution urged for mutant flu work (Link)

General
•  Should we fear avian H5N1 influenza? (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Fatal Suspect H5N1 Case In Tangerang Indonesia (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Fatal Suspect H5N1 Case In Cengkareng Indonesia (Link)


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News Reports for January 25, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 13:01:49 PM EST

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Bulgaria
•  Flu Epidemic to Overtake Entire Bulgaria (Link)

South Korea
•  Livestock diseases spread in South Korea (Link)

Thailand
•  MOPH urges people to watch out for bird flu comeback (Link)

United States
•  IN: Flu cases on the rise in St. Joseph County, across Indiana  (Link)
•  KY: Attendance down at one KY school due to the flu (Link)
•  LA: Flu-like bug bites Vermilion Parish schools (Link)
•  NC: Another Hospital Limiting Visits (Link)
•  NJ: Grade school student dies of flu in S. Jersey (Link)
•  NJ: Burlington Township student dies of flu complications (Link)
•  NJ: Burlington Twp. girl dies of flu (Link)
•  NJ: Burlco elementary student dies due to complications from flu (Link)
•  NM: H1N1 May Be Cause of Girl's Death (Link)
•  TX: Houston Experiencing Increase in Flu Activity (Link)

General
•  WHO: Europe's flu activity shows slow increase (Link)
•  Swine flu: lessons to learn from "disproportionate" EU response (Link)


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News Reports for January 25, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 23:12:08 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  Bird flu again - 531 fowls culled in Joypurhat (Link)

China
•  HK reports 63rd fatality from influenza A/H1N1 (Link)

Egypt
•  A/H1N1 flu death toll reaches 248 in Egypt (Link)

India
•  Nearly 95,000 chickens culled in West Bengal, India (Link)

Indonesia
•  A bird-flu suspect hospitalized (Link)

Japan
•  Japan Might Cancel Some H1N1 Flu Vaccine Imports (Link)

Malaysia
•  Steps to fight a second wave (Link)

Taiwan
•  CDC: get vaccine before Chinese New Year's reunions (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Scotland: Swine flu victim improving at last after 12 weeks in intensive care (Link)
•  Doctors develop life-saving, low-cost ventilators for emergency, rural and military use (Link)

United States
•  FL: Tampa Bay health officials vaccinate homeless for flu (Link)

Vietnam
•  Bird flu flares up in Ha Tinh (Link and link)
•  1,400 poultry killed after bird flu outbreak in Dien Bien (Link)

General
•  WHO slams swine flu critics as 'irresponsible' (Link)
•  WHO lists gains, obstacles to public health (Link)
•  90% US docs vs. 20% China docs think flu shot good for pregnant women (Link)

Commentary
•  Bill Gates: A Better Response to the Next Pandemic (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Widespread D225G/N In Fatal Ukraine Cases (Link)


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News Reports for January 25

by: Nimbus

Thu Jan 25, 2007 at 00:22:14 AM EST

New stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Vietnam: roaming ducks raise flu fears
  • Colorado County launches pandemic flu awareness blitz
  • Dengue fever surge kills 28, sickens hundreds in Indonesia
  • China: media manipulation
  • UK: scientists tighten security over germ terror threat
  • Cat owners at risk of bird flu
  • Suspect Qinghai H5N1 cluster in Lagos, Nigeria (Recombinomics commentary)
  • Indonesian girl dies from bird flu - confirmed
  • Thailand: Nong Khai man died from H3N2, not H5N1, Health Ministry
  • China: expert - combined flu, bird flu virus a risk
  • UK - MI5 tells labs to secure viruses
  • Mysterious bird death in Ho Chi Minh City but not H5N1
  • Hong Kong - dead falcon infected with milder H5
  • Five Indonesians in hospital with suspected bird flu
  • Bird flu approaching Romanian border
  • Japan confirms 2nd bird flu outbreak
  • Suspected bird flu case in Azerbaijan
  • Birds and their droppings can carry over 60 diseases
  • USA - all HCWs should be required to have annual flu shot - IDSA
  • Eqypt preparing for new outbreak of new H5N1 strain
  • Japan: H5 bird flu found at Hyuga farm in Miyazaki prefecture
  • New mask for first responders contains iodine
  • New sensor to diagnose bird flu in 30 minutes (poultry)
  • NAMRU-3 story in USINFO
  • Seasonal flu - Europe hit by deadly flu virus
  • Israel - hospitals crippled as flu epidemic continues
  • USA: Washington State - officials create emergency plan for pandemic flu
  • USA - Maimi Valley, Ohio: Officials conducting pandemic drill
Summary of News for January 24 2007

Croatia
    •  Bird-flu scare forces Croatia to halt imports from Hungary (Link) and (Link)
Hungary
    •  Bird Flu Reappears in Europe as Hungary Finds Infected Fowl (Link)
    •  H5N1 bird flu confirmed in Hungary - EU (Link)
Indonesia
    •  H5N1 can attack other organs; new symptoms (Link)
    •  More suspected bird flu patients in South Sulawesi (Link)
Malaysia
    •  Malaysia issues bird flu alert (Link)
Nigeria
    •  Nigeria records another avian flu outbreak (Link)
    •  virus had "come to stay" in Nigeria (Link)
    •  Bird Flu Death Suspected in Lagos (Link)
Serbia
    •  Serbia bans poultry from Hungary (Link)
Sri Lanka
    •  Bird deaths: Avian flu ruled out (Link)
Thailand
    •  Thai anti-viral drug effective to counter bird flu: official (Link)
    •  Man, 12 kids under close watch (Link)
United States
    •  Hawaii Import of avian flu virus approved (Link)
    •  Wyoming: Closing schools not so easy in a pandemic flu (Link)
    •  U.S. not scared enough of bird flu, Senate told (Link)
General
    •  Scientist warns of bird flu in flies (Link)
    •  Practical Management of Avian Influenza in Humans (Link)
    •  Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Infection in Humans (Link)
    •  Research on Cats - Multiorgan Invlovement (2005) (Link)
    •  WHO: Avian influenza (" bird flu") - Fact sheet (Feb 2006)  (Link)
    •  Deadly H5N1 may be brewing in cats (Link)
    •  Cat owners at risk of bird flu  (Link)
    •  Deadly H5N1 may be brewing in cats (Link)

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