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January 3

News Reports for January 3

by: Nimbus

Wed Jan 02, 2008 at 23:42:37 PM EST

Summary of News for January 2, 2008
Bangladesh
•    Another poultry outbreak in far north (Link)
Dominican Republic
•    Government dismisses danger by bird flu H5N2 (Link)
Egypt
•    Egyptian bird flu death toll reaches 19 (Link)
•    Egypt culls 1,599 birds to stem bird flu (Link)
•    More recent WHO update on two Egypt deaths (Link)
•    4 Women Die of Bird Flu (Link)
Ireland
•    Huge tanks of gas kept ready for bird flu cull (Link)
Italy
•    Severe seasonal flu outbreak (Link) and (Link)
Pakistan
•    Mulk for more efforts against H5N1 (Link)
UAE
•    Plan in place if bird flu carrier arrives in UAE (Link)
United States
•    DHS offers advice for ensuring telecom during pandemic (Link)
•    WA: Keeping county residents healthy in '08 (Link)
•    Flu U (Link)
Vietnam
•    Bird flu hits geese farms in southern Vietnam (Link)
•    Vietnamese farms hit by bird flu (Link)
•    Wild birds are suspected of giving bird flu (Link) and (Link)
General
•    The Flu Vaccine In Powder Form The Answer To A Pandemic? (Link)
•    Avian Influenza - Update from World Health Organisation (Link)
•    PROMISING PRACTICES FOR PANDEMIC PLANNING (Link)
•    Does Winter Cause the Flu (Link)
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News Reports for January 3, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 28, 2013 at 22:32:50 PM EST

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Canada
• Get your flu shot, experts suggest, as spike in H1N1 cases expected to spread (Link)
• Alberta: H1N1 flu claims five lives in Canada's Alberta province (Link)

China
• China confirms H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Guizhou (Link)
• CIDRAP: H9N2 confirmed in Chinese child (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (02): China (HK) H9N2 ex (HN) (Link)

Oman
• CIDRAP: Fatal MERS-CoV case reported in Oman (Link)
• Oman News Agency: 2nd Death Case with Coronavirus Registered in Sultanate (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update (Link)
• Healthcare worker in contact with Mers victim is latest case in Dubai (Link)
• Increased number of cases in UAE prompts for actions (Link)

United States
• Flu now widespread in the United States (Link)
• CDC: Young, Middle-Aged Adults May Be Hit Hardest By New Flu Strain (Link)
• Flu blues: Season could hit business hard this winter (Link)
• CDC: 25 states reporting widespread flu (Link)
• LA: Flu cases explode (Link)
• MI: Serious flu cases put some patients in intensive care units in Michigan (Link)
• TX: Official: 6 Swine Flu Deaths in Hidalgo County This Season (Link)
• WA: Flu season begins in Wash. state, swine flu dominates (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: Study suggests preschool kids, non-elderly adults most susceptible to H1N1 (Link)

Commentary
• Helen Branswell: MERS or similar virus has been spreading in camels for at least a decade: study (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 3, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 14:01:55 PM EST

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Canada
• B.C. facing worst flu season in recent years (Link)

Denmark
• Feeling sick? Stay off the train! (Link)

Indonesia
• There is No Bird Flu Infected Lampung Residents (translated) (Link)

Nepal
• Kathmandu: Nepal: Bird flu detected in Sitapaila (Link)
• Nuwakot: Bird flu detected in Nuwkot, Doctors team in infected area (Link)
• Kathmandu: Bird flu infected poultry killed at Lamthoki(Link)

United Kingdom
• National Geographic - The Loom: The Norovirus: A Study in Puked Perfection (Link)

United States
• MI: Flu cases more than double in one week (Link)
• MI: Flu claims its third victim in Michigan (Link)

General
• Social Media Now Tracks Flu Faster Than The CDC (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: US Adolescent Seasonal Flu Deaths Increase To 23 (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 3, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 18:39:55 PM EST

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Australia
•  Queensland flu cases soar (Link)

China
•  Bird flu virus identified in South China (Link)
•  Hong Kong: Dead birds test positive for avian flu (Link)
•  Hong Kong on Alert Over Bird Flu (Link)
•  China moves to reassure public after 1st human bird flu case in 18 months (Link)
•  China, Hong Kong on Bird Flu Alert (Link)

India
•  Virus surveillance project taken up (Link)

Malaysia
•  Red alert over bird flu (Link)

South Korea
•  Seoul steps up quarantine efforts following AI outbreak in China (Link)

Taiwan
•  DOH upgrades influenza prevention measures (Link)

General
•  Asia on Alert as Deadly Bird Flu Virus Rears Its Head Again (Link)

Commentary
•  A flu virus risk worth taking (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 3, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 01, 2011 at 16:06:46 PM EST

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Egypt
•  Egypt's H1N1 Flu Cases Reach 2172 (Link)
•   H1N1 virus kills 24 in one week (Link)

Germany
•  Two people die of swine flu in western Germany (Link)

Malaysia
•  Sarawak mulling screening visitors from avian flu-hit South Korea (Link)

Taiwan
•  Limited stock of the cold wave to the vaccine increased antibody (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Kids Set For New Flu Wave (Link)
•  UK schools on Swine Flu alert (Link)
•  Increasing Flu Admissions Adding To Pressure On Southampton's Hospitals (Link)
•  Hospital visting times cut in bid to stop spread of flu (Link)
•  Second flu patient dies in Midlands (Link)
•  Emergency beds filling up with flu patients  (Link)
•  Man with swine flu dies in Hartlepool hospital (Link)
•  Isle of Wight: Two die in hospital from suspected swine flu (Link)

United States
•  Flu Season Intensifies; Flu Rampant in 5 States, CDC Says (Link)
•  AR: Birds fall from sky in Arkansas (Link)
•  AR: First Birds Fall, Now 100,000 Fish Dead in Arkansas (Link)
•  IA: Iowa health officials identify three influenza strains very early in the season (Link)

General
•  'Normal' flu season packed with surprises (Link)
•  Perceived risk, anxiety, and behavioural responses of the general public during the early phase of the Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in the Netherlands: results of three consecutive online surveys (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: UK Vaccine Shortage Increases H1N1 Pandemic Concerns (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Threatens Children's Health Care Delivery In UK (Link)


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News Reports for January 3, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 01, 2010 at 23:33:20 PM EST

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China
•  China says H1N1 flu spreading into the countryside (Link)
•  China warns of possible new swine flu outbreaks (Link)
•  Hong Kong reports 53rd death related to new flu (Link)

France
•  France joins EU's flu vaccine sell-off (Link)

India
•  A(H1N1) flu surfacing in new areas in country (Link)
•  Swine flu pattern a concern: govt (Link)
•  Second wave of H1N1 virus will not affect India: NIV director (Link)
•  H1N1 may become the main seasonal flu (Link)

United States
•  PA: Staying vigilant: Health officials expect third wave of H1N1 influenza (Link)
•  Swine Flu spikes again in U.S. (Link)

General
•  Pneumococcus infection boosts risk of severe illness in H1N1 patients (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Spreading H1N1 Ukraine Sequences in Russia Raise Concerns (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Fatal H1N1 RBD Change S188N in Hunan China? (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Ukraine Fatalities Jump to 759 - Two Day Total 32 (Link)
•  The Year Of Health And Politics (Link and DailyKos)


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News Reports for January 3

by: AlohaOR

Fri Jan 02, 2009 at 23:37:59 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • India (West Bengal): Bird flu in two Bengal districts (3 articles)
  • Congo DR: Ebola kills two Zimbabwean soldiers
  • Zimbabwe: Cholera outbreak update
  • Africa: Country situations (cholera outbreak)
  • India: PM calls for a knowledge-based society and a science-based economy
  • US (GA): Flu resistance causes concern
  • India: Maize, gingelly to fetch higher prices
  • China: Livestock prices set to drop further in 2009
  • New bird flu cases revive fears of human pandemic
  • India (West Bengal): Bird flu hits Siliguri fringe
  • India (Assam): Culling in 7 centres to be over soon
  • Indonesia: New 7.3 earthquake near the north Papua coast
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News Reports For January 3

by: MaMa

Tue Jan 02, 2007 at 22:46:47 PM EST

New stories posted today
(Open this diary to read more on these postings)
  • Bird flu likely to spread to central, N Vietnam
  • Bird Flu Viruses Unlikely to Endure Water Treatment, Study Says
  • Japan to stockpile prototype bird flu vaccines for 10 million people
  • Yes, we have no pandemic (Crofsblogs)
  • UK: more info in operation 'Winter Willow'
  • More on H1 and H3 influenza (Effect Measure)
  • Influenza strain characterization, Canada, cumulative, 2006-2007 influenza season
  • DNA Vaccine For Bird Flu Enters Trials
  • Hindus throng the Ganges for holy bathing festival
  • CPCU e-journal: Pandemic Flu Planning
  • Bird Flu Leaves Three People Dead in Egypt
  • Russia has no bird or human flu
  • Study: Potential Risks Associated with the Proposed Widespread Use of Tamiflu
  • NIH: New Details on How the Immune System Recognizes Influenza
  • Hong Kong: Lawmaker raises egg-smuggling alert
  • New avian flu vaccine for poultry developed
Summary of News for January 2 2007

Vietnam
    •  Bird flu raging in Vietnam's Mekong delta (Link)
    •  Commentary on local media reports(Infomass), no link
China
    •  Undiagnosed respiratory illness (original article link) and (pro-med link)
    •  Suspected flu outbreak sends 60 students to hospital in north China (Link)
    •  Map showing Wenxi, Shanxi, China (Link)
Africa
    •  Kenya: Containers Sent Back Over Bird Flu Fears (Link)
Canada
    •  Superbug emerging across Canada (Link)
USA
    •  Fairbanks, Alaska: Planning for a flu pandemic (Link)
India
    •  Millions set for Hindu festival (Link)
General
    •  For Travelers: A Review Of The Avian Flu (Link)
    •  New AI guidelines issued (Link)
    •   Fact sheet on mycoplasma (Link)

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