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January 27

News Reports for January 27, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 15:27:03 PM EST

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

• H1N1 fears spur extra flu vaccine demand (Link)

• No proof of H7N9 inter-human transmission (Link)
• China takes measures against H7N9 (Link)
• Hong Kong: Six additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) and one case of avian influenza A(H10N8) in Mainland closely monitored by DH (Link)
• Hong Kong: Three additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland closely monitored by DH (Link)
• China 'downgrades' description of H7N9 bird flu (Link)
• China says H7N9 virus not detected in poultry farms (Link)
• Shanghai: Hospitals partially closed during New Year holiday (Link)
• Hong Kong faces ban on live poultry imports as tests pick up H7N9 strain (Link)
• Hong Kong suspends live chicken imports for three weeks (Link)
• Hong Kong to cull 20,000 chickens after H7N9 found (Link)
• China steps up bird flu monitoring at customs (Link)
• 19 H7N9 deaths in China (Link)
• China reports twelve H7N9 bird flu deaths in Zhejiang province (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: Live poultry imported from Mainland tested positive for H7 avian influenza virus (Link)
• WHO Jan 27: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
•  Guangdong Province added two cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza cases were cured three cases (translated) (Link)
• Jiangsu Province: 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• Hunan confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu (translated) (Link)
• Fujian Province 2 new cases of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
•  Office of the National Health and Family Planning Commission on the issuance of people infected with H7N9 avian flu (2014 edition) (translated) (Link)

South Korea
• South Korea orders poultry farms locked down on bird flu (H5N8) outbreak (Link)
• 644,000 birds culled as flu (H5N8) spreads to Gyeonggi (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• Health Congress in Dubai to address challenges of Mers, diabetes and obesity (Link)

United States
• Why Is This Year's Flu So Dangerous for Young Adults? (Link)
• CDC: Flu season past its peak but still going strong (Link)

• Don't mind getting the flu? Volunteers paid $3,000 to sneeze for science (Link)
• Study backs giving flu vaccine to working-age adults with diabetes (Link)

• Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey: H7N9 - Bird Flu - What to expect? (Link)

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News Reports for January 27, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 19:29:51 PM EST

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• Two Cambodians die from bird flu: WHO (Link)

• ProMED: Avian influenza: Mexico (JA) high path H7N3 susp, poultry, RFI (Link)

• ProMED: Undiagnosed fatalities - Uganda: (MD), RFI (Link)

United States
• Flu season rolls on, with some declines (Link)
• CDC: Elderly have two types of flu shot (Link)
• Risk To All Ages: Roughly 100 Kids Die Of The Flu Each Year (Link)
• Flu Activity Up and Down, Still Epidemic (Link)
• CA:  9-year-old girl who died from flu was healthy (Link)

• Swine flu pandemic infected at least one in five Indians: Study (Link)
• CIDRAP: Study puts global 2009 pandemic H1N1 infection rate at 24% (Link)
• The Bird Flu Experiments (Link)

• ProMED: Influenza (10): European region update (Link)
• Got the flu? Stay home from work (Link)
• Why Google Flu Trends Will Not Replace the CDC Anytime Soon (Link)

• Recombinomics: Reporting Delays In US Pediatric Flu Deaths (Link)

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News Reports for January 27, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 23:28:26 PM EST

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•  Bird flu detected in Victoria (Link)
•  Bird flu detected in ducks near Melbourne  (Link)
•  Chicken safe to eat, despite bird flu (Link)
•  OIE report on this outbreak (Link)

•  Bird flu alert in north Andhra Pradesh (Link)
•  Bird flu: Culling of poultry begins in Tripura (Link)
•  Maharashtra: Deshmukh reviews bird flu situation (Link)

•  Tangerang man positive for swine flu (Link)

•  Mexico Swine Flu: Alarming Increase In Cases Reported By Media (Link)
•   Guadalajara: Swine flu on the rise again (Link)
•  Mexico ups swine flu screening as cases increase (Link)

•  Helen Branswell: Older adults may also be vulnerable to new swine influenza virus, study suggests (Link)

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News Reports for January 27, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 13:02:18 PM EST

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•   New H5N1 case confirmed (Link)

•  Aichi, Kochi fear bird flu's spread (Link)
•  Avian flu spreading at rapid pace / Infection routes hard to determine; migratory birds seen as responsible (Link)

•  Bird flu recurs in Myanmar (Link)
•  Thousands of chickens wiped out in Myanmar in wake of avian influenza recurrence (Link)

•  4 out of 5 flu cases here due to H1N1 (Link)

United Kingdom
•  The number of patients in England with confirmed or suspected influenza in critical care beds by age of patient (Link)
•  HPA Influenza Surveillance graphs (Link)

United States
•  Flu Season Hits Tallahassee (Link)

•  Hong Kong: Swine flu patients had complications (Link)

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News Reports for January 27, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 23:12:40 PM EST

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•  Bird flu strikes in Sirajganj, 3000 poultry culled (Link)

•  H5N1 Flu Hits Poultry in Israel (Link) and (Link)

•  Shionogi to release new H1N1 treatment Rapiacta (Link)

United States
•  Flu.gov: Fighting the Flu with Social Media, Widgets, and Interactive Content (Link)
•  ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting : Feb. 21-24, 2010, Baltimore, Md(Link)
•  CA: H1N1 Infections Fall, But a New Wave Could Erupt (Link)
•  FL: Fighting infection(Link)
•  TN: Upswing in serious H1N1 cases alarming (Link)

•  Bird flu heads south (Link)
•  Bird flu recurs in Dien Bien province (Link)

•  ProMED: WHO Statement To Council Of Europe (Link)
•  CIDRAP: European hearing airs WHO pandemic response, critics' charges(Link)
•  Vical Updates Vaccine Development Programs for CMV and Pandemic Influenza (Link)
•  Pandemic lessons to be learnt (Link)
•  NanoViricides: Major Shareholder Finalizes Programmed Sale (Link)

•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Duke Death Cluster With H274Y and D225G/N (Link)
•  Drug firms 'drove swine flu pandemic warning to recoup £billions spent on research'(Link)
•  Editorial: H1N1's troublesome legacy (Link)
•  Influenza A: WHO under the influence? (Link)

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News Reports for January 27

by: gardner

Sun Jan 27, 2008 at 00:13:40 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Report: Don't Expect to Be Rescued From Bird Flu (old story, but good reminder)
  • West Bengal chicken breeds face extinction
  • China lifts bird flu quarantine in northewest
  • Nepal-Bird flu alert in bordering districts
  • Thailand: Phichit/no more BF? well, maybe just a little
  • The perils of togetherness
  • Economic fallout (food prices in Qatar)
  • Bangladesh situation
  • India to Bangladesh: "Don't hide Facts"
  • Thailand: 31 people under close observation
Summary of News for January 26, 2008
•   CIDRAP overview of the Bangkok conference (Link)
•   World must wake up to pandemic disease threat (Link)
•   11,000 fowls culled in Bangladesh after bird flu detection (Link)
•   Flu threat from Bangladesh: Orissa seals 4 dists - India (Link)
•   India: Bird flu: Indian state asks for "all possible help" (Link)
•   Power point presentation on bird flu - India. Tips and techniques (Link)
•   BBC reports: Bird flu outbreak nears Calcutta (Link)
•   Minister: No case of bird flu in Iran (Link)
•   Avian flu suspected in Kalasin - Thailand. Northwest provicnce (Link)
•   Movement of poultry to be controlled after bird flu case (Link)
•   Phichit/monitoring 13 families (Link)
•   Turkey: Officials point to wild ducks as cause of bird flu (Link)
United Kingdom
•   DEFRA UPDATE:Avian influenza update: further swan positive for H5N1 (Link)
United States
•   Governor wants power to spend disaster money. Mass, USA (Link)
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News Reports for January 27

by: Nimbus

Sat Jan 27, 2007 at 00:10:30 AM EST

New stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • No human-to-human bird flu in Egypt
  • Agriculture Minister: No bird flu virus in Azerbaijan
  • Bird flu suspected at western Japan farm, after 2 recent outbreaks
  • Tanzania: bird flu still a threat, Minister says
  • Thailand: lab tests show no new bird flu cases

Summary of News for January 26 2007

    •   Azeri boy's samples headed to Weybridge (Link)
    •   Hong Kong: House crow tested for avian flu (Link)
    •  H5N1 birds northern Germany 06 (Link)
    •   Outbreak of bird flu in Hungary is probably deadly H5N1 (Link)
    •   Jakarta bird lovers in a flap over anti-flu drive (Link)
    •   Indonesia calls on troops to fight bird flu (Link) and (Link)
    •   US donates protective gear to help Indonesia fight bird flu (Link) and (Link)
Ivory Coast
    •   H5N1 in Ivory Coast (Link)
    •   Poultry cull starts at Japan farm hit by bird flu outbreak (Link)
    •   100,000 chickens to be culled in Miyazaki (Link)
    •  Japan: Despite efforts at prevention, bird flu returns (Link)
    •   Deadly H5N1 virus confirmed in Japan's latest bird flu outbreak (Link)
    •   Malaysia on alert for possible bird flu outbreak (Link)
    •   Philippine airport placed on heightened alert against bird flu (Link)
    •   Russia bans Hungarian poultry imports over bird flu scare (Link)
    •   Nematode Parasite Now a Carrier of Mutated H5N1 (Link) and (Commentary)
South Africa
    •   The dilemma of a deadly disease (TB): patients may be forcibly detained (Link)
    •   Thai officials observe virus mutation in pigs (Link)
    •   Cash crunch means no patient isolation wards (Link)
United States
    •   USA: Officials Create Emergency Plan For Pandemic Flu (Link)
    •   Kansas Agencies Establish Avian Influenza Hotline (Link)
    •   Flu shots urged for health workers - sf chronicle (Link)
    •   U.S. not scared enough of bird flu, Senate told (Link)
    •   Scientists Assess Risk Of Potential Flu Pandemic Spread Via Global Airlines (Link)
    •   WHO flu chief leaves for Novartis (Link)

Thailand - Avian Flu Situation as of January 26, 2007 (Link)


Since January 1, to January 24, 2007, the Bureau of Epidemiology has received reports of influenza or pneumonia cases in Avian Influenza Surveillance Network from the Provincial Health Offices and Disease Prevention and Control Regional Offices. The investigation and analysis were summarized as follows:

  • Cumulative number of patients under surveillance are 251 cases 42 provinces; Today reports are 35 cases. Thirteen cases from Suphanburi, 5 from Surin, 4 from Bangkok metropolis, 3 from Phitsanulok, 2 each from Chainat and Saraburi, and 1 each from Nonthaburi, Kanchanaburi, Prachubkirikhan, Samutprakan, Sakaeo and Loei.
  • Confirmed human case of avian influenza 2006 = 3 cases, with 3 death cases.·  
  • There are 51 cases under investigate reported, of which waiting for laboratory result.
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