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January 29

News Reports for January 29, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 15:27:41 PM EST

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

China
• Three H7N9 cases in same China family (Link)
• Family cluster of bird flu cases brings China's total H7N9 infections to 110 (Link)
• H7N9: Hong Kong people are 'more alert' to the risks of bird flu than China (Link)
• Hong Kong reports third H7N9 death (Link)
• China: Hong Kong CHP closely monitors eight additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• China: Bird Flu Spike Forces Closure of Poultry Markets (Link)
• Chinese family of three infected with H7N9 (Link)
• Hong Kong: Confirmed human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong under CHP investigation (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (40): China, H7N9, current situation (Link)
• Experts investigate 3 cases of H7N9 bird flu in same family (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: Avian Influenza Report VOLUME 10, NUMBER 4 Reporting period: January 19, 2014 - January 25, 2014 (Week 4) (Published on January 28, 2014) (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: Tuen Mun Hospital response to media enquiries on confirmed human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) (Link)
• WHO Jan. 29 update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: SFH on confirmed human case of avian influenza A (H7N9) (Link)
• Fujian Province, one case of human infection with the H7N9 new bird flu cases (translated) (Link)
•  Guangdong Province added one case of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
• Guangxi confirmed one case of human infection with the H7N9 avian flu (translated) (Link)
• Zhejiang Province, three new cases of human infection of bird flu H7N9 (translated) (Link)
•  Tuen Mun Hospital response to media enquiries on confirmed human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) (Link)
• 20 H7N9 bird flu deaths so far but epidemic'unlikely' (Link)
• China Closes Poultry Markets As Bird Flu Spreads (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Saudi Arabia reports 59th coronavirus death (Link)
• Saudi Arabia's MERS death toll rises to 59  (Link)
• Saudi MOH: Health: recording cases of one virus (Corona) in the new area of ​​Riyadh (translated) (Link)
• New MERS death raises Saudi toll to 59 (Link)

South Korea
• Bird flu spreading to broader provinces (Link)

United States
• CDC Director: China Bird Flu Outbreak Closely Watched (Link)
• TX: North Texas Flu Season May be Improving (Link)
• TX: El Paso Flu-Related Deaths Climb to 13 (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: Analysis of new H7N9 wave warns of coinfection threat (Link)
• CIDRAP: Case series highlights severe disease with MERS (Link)
• Influenza Virus-Induced Lung Inflammation Was Modulated by Cigarette Smoke Exposure in Mice (Link)

Commentary
• Helen Branswell: Is a MERS vaccine coming? For humans, no time soon (Link)


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News Reports for January 29, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 19:30:35 PM EST

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Cambodia
• Cambodia reports 2 more H5N1 cases, both fatal (Link to CIDRAP story)
• WHO: Fourth and fifth new human cases of avian influenza H5N1 in Cambodia in 2013 (Link)
• New Bird Flu Case Raises Fears in Cambodia (Link)
• Cambodian bird flu deaths prompt awareness drive (Link)

Canada
• Ontario: Wear face mask or get flu shot, hospital staff told (Link)

India
• Punjab & Haryana: 11 H1N1 Influenza cases reported in city (Link)
• Punjab & Haryana: 3 new H1N1 cases (Link)

Israel
• 28-year-old woman succumbs to swine flu (Link)

Palestine
• Palestine: Swine flu kills 25 in OPT in past few weeks (Link)

United States
• U.S. Military Little Affected by Flu Epidemic (Link)
• More Severe Flu Seasons Predicted Due to Climate Change (Link)
• AZ: Mountain Medicine: Be prepared for flu season (Link)
• CA: Flu epidemic gets parents talking online(Link)

Research
• Scientists find genetic clue to severe flu among Chinese (Link)

General
• FAO urges cash-strapped governments to keep up guard against bird flu (Link)
• How the flu can hurt your heart health (Link)
• World faces another bird flu outbreak - FAO (Link)
• Swine flu spreads through the Balkans (Link)


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News Reports for January 29, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 28, 2012 at 21:05:57 PM EST

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China
•  5 dead birds in Causeway Bay tested for virus (Link)

India
•  Bird flu scare spreads to Ganjam as 16 crows found dead (Link)
•  Keep the crows flying to save the environment (Link)

Mexico
•  Additional Cases of Swine Flu in Mexico  (Article & Video) (Link)

Pakistan
•  Last bird flu case reported in July 2008 (Link)

Research
•  CIDRAP: Study finds non-drug flu-fighting benefits (Link)
•  CIDRAP: In ferrets, H5N1 can reach nervous system via olfactory mucosa (Link)

General
•  CIDRAP: Flu season shows signs of life in US, EU (Link)


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News Reports for January 29, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 13:02:47 PM EST

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Japan
•  Miyazaki bird flu epidemic spreads (Link)

Russia
•  Moscow to shut all schools due to flu (Link)
•  Flu Scare over Muscovites (Link)
•  Flu epidemic shuts all Moscow schools (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Flu cases drop in Liverpool and Merseyside (Link)

United States
•  Flu and You: Virus widespread in half the states (Link)


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News Reports for January 29, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 23:13:12 PM EST

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Botswana
•  Cattle egrets pose threat in Serowe (Link)

China
•   Miscarriages, H1N1 shots 'not linked'  (Link)

Egypt
•  3 new H1N1 deaths: total now 256 (translated) (Link)

India
•  Four die of swine flu in Gujarat, toll rises to 229 (Link)

Indonesia
•  Two Children Are Bird Flu Suspects (translated) (Link)
•  Bird Flu Kills Thousands Of Chickens In East Lampung (Link)
•  2 suspect H5N1 patients (translated) (Link)

Romania
•  Romania Registers 119 Deaths, AH1N1 Infections Near 7,000 (Link)

Singapore
•  1m doses of bird flu vaccine (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Inquiry in Widnes as children given adult swine flu jab  (Link)

United States
•  Rise Seen in Deaths From Pneumonia and Flu  (Link)
•  LA: 2 more die of swine flu in Louisiana (Link)

Vietnam
•  Avian influenza outbreak continues in many [several] provinces (Link)
•  Bird flu spreads to southern Vietnam (Link)
•  H5N1 in birds in Soc Trang province (Link)

General
•  MMWR - H1N1 and nursing homes (Link)

Research
•  Some on antiviral therapy still test positive  (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Independent H1N1 D225G Introductions In California (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 D225E Converted to D225G in Japan (Link)


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News Reports for January 29

by: AlohaOR

Tue Jan 29, 2008 at 00:29:06 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Europe - Tamiflu may be less effective against seasonal flu in Europe (2 stories)
  • UAE will adopt WHO disease alert system
  • China reports bird flu outbreak in poultry in Tibet (2 stories)
  • India - Bird flu cull hit by 'corruption'
  • US (MO) -  State gets high marks on emergency preparedness assessment
  • Stockpile cash in preparation for a slowdown, FSA warns advisers
  • US (GA) - Safeguarding businesses against a potential flu pandemic: Free talk in Atlanta
  • Ogilvy announces hires (refers to pandemic influenza campaign)
  • India - Humans spared: Cover story of "FrontLine" India
  • UK - Emergency council plan: Misterton parish
  • UK - Where next in the GP contract dispute
  • "Crowding" doesn't explain the winter flu season
  • US (IL) - Elgin High School praised for response to stabbing (emergency response planning)
  • Black death 'discriminated' between victims
  • Indonesia - WHO update (4 confirmed cases, 2 deaths)
  • Saudi in new bird flu cull
  • Sri Lanka - Government restricts poultry imports
  • Indonesia's 100th bird flu death shows disease out of control: experts
  • Bangladesh - Bird flu breaks out in Netrokona
  • Indonesia - 101st bird flu death (32M)
  • Nepal - Special measures sought to check bird-flu in Butwal
Summary of News for January 28, 2008
General
•   Some seasonal flu strains resist Tamiflu in study (Link and Link)
•   Under-the-tongue vaccine may be best to lick flu (Link and Link)
Bangladesh
•   Bird flu has spread to 29 districts (Link)
•   Experts dub deaths amongst crows, ducks "alarming" (Link)
India
•   US offers India help in containing avian flu (Link)
•   Outbreak in birds in Shamsherganj (Link)
•   Gene testing in Bengal (Link)
•   Bird flu scare: Migratory birds found dead in Kashmir (Link)
Indonesia
•   Scientists worry bird flu strain is drug resistant (Link)
•   Boy dies of bird flu, making death toll 99 (Link)
•   4 new and suspect cases (Link)
•   BF death, other Asian countries battle disease (Link)
•   23F dies of bird flu raising death toll to 100 (Link and Link)
Thailand
•   Vet (suspect case) who collected H5N1 samples is free of virus (Link)
Turkey
•   New bird deaths (Link)
United States
•   US releases in-depth results of 2007 Pandemic Flu exercise (Link and Link)
•   Vaccine for fatal flu tested by Kaiser (Link)
•   Final version of National Response Framework released on Jan 22 (Link)
•   1'000's of miles from home, & possibly carrying AF (Link)
•   CQ's take on the other media's homeland security coverage (Link)
•   Community banking: Regulatory flu shots (Link)
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News Reports for January 29

by: Nimbus

Sun Jan 28, 2007 at 22:33:08 PM EST

New stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Taiwan conducts successful bird flu vaccine tests in animals; human trials next
  • Nigeria testing 14 human samples for bird flu
  • Thailand revises bird flu, human flu strategy
  • Bird flu returns to EU in confirmed Hungarian outbreak
  • Hawaii- Airport clinic critical in pandemic-flu plan
  • Two more dead Hong Kong birds confirmed avian flu carrier
  • Glaxo seeks EU okay for pre-pandemic flu vaccine
  • Hungary- Possible new case of bird flu, 9,400 goslings culled
  • Russia finds H5N1 bird flu strain in three yards
  • Scientists Assess Risk of Potential Flu Pandemic Spread Via Global Airlines
  • Decline in bird flu cases raises risk of complacency
  • A vaccine development 'renaissance'
  • Thailand- Poultry flu shots plan to be readied Major outbreak will kick off programme
  • Nebraska: Lincoln Lab May Help Get Bird Flu Vaccine To Masses
  • Japan: Third farm does have bird flu, but H5N1 not confirmed
  • Thailand: Govt considers building human-flu vaccine factory
  • Russia registers new outbreak of H5N1 bird flu
Summary of News for January 28 2007

Azerbaijan
    •   INFORMATION ABOUT BIRD FLU SPREAD IN AZERBAIJAN IS NOT TRUE, MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE (Link)
    •   Azeri boy suspected of having bird flu dies (Link)
Britain
    •   Thousands to test flu emergency response (Link)
China
    •   No bird flu in China for 127 days (Link)
Indonesia
    •   Jakarta facing serious bird flu threat, says official (Link)
Thailand
    •   Health ministry: no new bird flu cases in Thailand (Link)
United States
    •   Is U.S. prepared to deal with flu pandemic? (Link)
General
    •   Fighting the bird flu, fast (Link)


Thailand - Avian Flu Situation as of January 28, 2007 (Link)

 

Since January 1, to January 27, 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 are 276 cases 42 provinces; Today reports are 8 cases. One case each from Bangkok metropolis, Ayutthaya, Saraburi, Prachinburi, Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Phichit and Buriram.
  • Confirmed human case of avian influenza 2006 = 3 cases, with 3 death cases.·  
  • There are 28 cases under investigate reported, of which waiting for laboratory result.

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