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January 31

News Reports for January 31

by: Nimbus

Wed Jan 31, 2007 at 00:31:18 AM EST

Summary of News for January 30 2007

Australia
    •   Australians could receive vaccination (Link)
China
    •   China meeting warns of bird flu mutation risk (Link)
    •   Closed door conference- Chinese and US (Link)
    •   Mainland experts warn of rapid H5N1 mutation (Link)
    •   China on alert after cats are infected in Indonesia  (Link)
Hungary
    •   H5N1 strain in Hungary is 99.4 percent same as last year (Link)
Indonesia
    •   An article on the Dengue outbreak in Indonesia (Link)
    •   Suspected bird flu patient 'escapes' isolation room (Link)
Japan
    •   Japanese government confirms 3rd case of bird flu (Link)
    •   New bird flu outbreak suspected in Japan (Link)
    •   Japan: Editorial-Planning for a pandemic (Link)
Nigeria
    •   Experts investigate bird flu infection in Nigerians  (Link)
    •   Nigeria runs new bird flu tests on human samples (Link)
    •   Nigeria keeps mum on new human bird flu tests (Link)
United States
    •   Penn State prepares new pandemic plan (Link)
    •   CDC press release of PSA's and Community Mitigation Webcast (Link)
    •   Nebraska: Lincoln Lab May Help Get Bird Flu Vaccine To Masses (Link)
    •   Will masks stop bird flu? US students experiment (Link)
General
    •   Drug company says bird flu vaccine developed (Link)
    •   Mild avian flu strains cause disease in wild birds (Link)
    •   Hampered Foraging and Migratory Performance in Swans Infected with Low-Pathogenic Avian Influenza A Virus (Link)


Thailand - Avian Flu Situation as of January 29, 2007 (Link)

 

Since January 1, to January 29, 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 307 cases 43 provinces; Today reports are 31 cases. Fourteen cases from Suphanburi, 5 from Phitsanulok, 2 each from Nonthaburi, Kanchanaburi, Sukhothai and Loei, and 1 each from Chiangmai, Nan, Uttaradit and Nakhonsithammarat.
  • Confirmed human case of avian influenza 2006 = 3 cases, with 3 death cases.·  
  • There are 30 cases under investigate reported, of which waiting for laboratory result.

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News Reports for January 31, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 26, 2014 at 15:28:14 PM EST

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China
• CIDRAP: China's second H7N9 wave tops spring wave (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (46): China (GX) H7N9, RFI (Link)
• Hong Kong: CHP - Epidemiological investigation and follow-up actions by CHP on confirmed human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) (Link)
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of seven additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• WHO update Jan 31: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• Fujian Health: Application of telemedicine systems for people infected with H7N9 bird flu patient consultation (translated) (Link)
• China's Second H7N9 Wave Tops Infections Seen In Spring Outbreak (Link)

Japan
• Govt issues new call for bird flu caution (H5N8) (Link)

South Korea
• Bird flu outbreak confirmed in Gyeonggi Province, spreads north (H5N8) (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• CIDRAP: UAE camels show signs of MERS-CoV infection in 2005 (Link)

United States
• CDC: Other countries' health threats can affect U.S. (Link)
• CNN: How to prevent the next pandemic (Link)
• CA: Family urges flu shots after virus claims News 10 advertising executive  (Link)

Research
• Nature: Biologists make first mouse model for MERS Mice with human receptor for coronavirus provide a faster way to test vaccines (Link)

General
• ECDC: Bird flu could increase human-to-human transmission through gene recombination (H7N9) (Link)

Commentary
• Helen Branswell: With Chinese New Year H7N9 cases soar, but experts struggle to assess the risk (Link)
• Threatwatch: Mother virus of China's deadly bird flu (Link)


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News Reports for January 31, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 19:31:22 PM EST

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Cambodia
• CIDRAP: H5N1 confirmed in village poultry where girl died recently (Link)

India
• Haryana: First swine flu death in city, 2 more test positive (Link)
• Punjab: Man dies of swine flu in Punjab (Link)

Israel
• Swine Flu - Four Israelis Are Hospitalized (Link)
• Two men hospitalized for Swine Flu in Ashkelon (Link)

United States
•  Increased flu activity could be linked to Hurricane Sandy (Link)
• CA: Flu-Related Deaths Rise to 19 in San Diego (Link)
• OK: Oklahoma Poison Center offers guidelines on children's cold and flu medications (Link)
• PA: Will Your Waiter Give You the Flu? (Link)

Research
• The bird-flu blues (Link)
• Flu is More Contagious Than You Think! Super Emitters Spread Germs Without Coughing (Link)
• The bird-flu blues: Short notice that research will resume leads to thin coverage (Link)

General
• The Flu Is as Bad as You've Heard: 6 Ways to Get Through It (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Pandemic H1N1 In California Elephant Seals (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 31, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 12:28:36 PM EST

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China
•  Hong Kong: Update on cluster of Influenza A cases in Siu Lam Hospital (Link)

Costa Rica
•  AH1N1 Claims Fourth Victim (Link)

Egypt
•   Egypt to launch H5N1 campaign to stop disease's spread (Link)

India
•  Officials cull poultry in India after H5N1 confirmed (Link)
•  Tripura: Culling has started, but no estimate of number of birds to be culled (Link)

Japan
•  Japan suspends imports of Australian poultry products (Link)

Mexico
•  Swine flu spikes in Mexico after hiatus, government says cases are within normal range (Link)
•  With memories of the 2009 pandemic, Mexico braces for flu season (Link)

Sri Lanka
•  Puzzling death of chicken (Link)

United States
•  Biosecurity advisers who barred bird flu studies publication outline reasons (Link)
•  U.S. panel defends call to censor bird flu studies (Link)
•  NOAA: Declaration of 2011 Pinniped Unusual Mortality Event in the Northeast (Link)
•  MA: Tests confirm that 4 Westborough swans die of avian flu, but there is no risk to humans (Link)
•  MA: Swan carcasses found in Westboro, a few infected with avian flu (Link)
•  MA: Dolphins stranded continues on Cape Cod  (Link)
•  TX: On flu's front line: Season off to slow start, but it's not over, experts say (Link)

Research
•  Battle over H5N1 research continues in media, journals (Link)
•  Researchers identify key peptides that could lead to a universal vaccine for influenza (Link)

General
•  ProMED: Influenza activity continues to rise slowly in the WHO European Region due to A(H3N2) (Link)


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News Reports for January 31, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 29, 2011 at 22:41:11 PM EST

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China
•  Hong Kong: 2 more birds found with H5N1 (Link)

Indonesia
•  Samarinda Toddler a Bird Flu Suspect (Link)

Japan
•  Bird flu confirmed at another chicken farm in Miyazaki Pref. (Link)

Myanmar
•  6 new outbreaks of HPAI (H5) in domestic birds (Link)

Russia
•  Moscow schools closed due to flu epidemic  (Link)

South Korea
•  14 new outbreaks of H5N1 in domestic birds  (Link)


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News Reports for January 31, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 23:49:13 PM EST

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Canada
•  H1N1 needle blamed for partial paralysis  (Link)
•  Athletes concerned about flu  (Link)

China
•  HK reports 65th fatal case of A/H1N1 flu (Link)

Georgia
•  All 35 participants of the UN seminar in Georgia caught swine flu (Link)

India
•  Undiagnosed Illness and Deaths - Adults - India (Link)
•  Bird flu alert in Balasore(Link)
•  Two succumbs to swine flu in Gujarat; toll reaches 236 (Link)

Indonesia
•  Suspect patient H5N1 in Garut (Link)

Russia
•  Over 200 children hospitalized in Magadan Region (Link)

United Arab Emirates
•  Birds drop dead on lake shore (Link)

United States
•  NC: Pandemic over? Not yet. New H1N1 threat is emerging, UNC warns  (Link)
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Commentary
•  1N1 vaccine hoax fooled Governments into spending billions of dollars on needless vaccines  (Link)


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News Reports for January 31

by: Nimbus

Thu Jan 31, 2008 at 00:42:28 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
•   Hong Kong closes aviaries
•   Pakistan: KARACHI: Outbreak of bird flu feared in Gadap
•   UK: : Swans got bird flu from wild bird
•   Indonesia launches three-year anti-bird flu plan
•   AI Case On Poultry Farm In Southern Ukraine
•   Northeast Thailand a suspected bird flu outbreak  
•   OHA Launches Pandemic Planning Toolkit for Small, Rural, and Northern Hospitals - Toronto Canada
•   Retaliation afoot as Haiti continues ban on Dominican poultry
•   Gov't Rules Out Compensation
•   An exploratory method for estimating the changing speed of epidemic waves from historical data

Summary of News for January 30, 2008
General
•    1957 exposure may give H5N1 immunity (Link)
•    Stockpile sign of a responsible govt (Link)
•    Pandemic found in legal disclaimer (Link)
•    Stronger, Faster Flu Vaccine Offers Hope (Link)
•    Internet 'is pandemic early warning system' (Link) and (Link)
•    Analysis: NATO begins pandemic monitoring (Link)
•    Campus Avian-Flu Preparedness in 3 Easy Steps (Link)
•    Yahoo News headline: Bird flu sweeps Indonesia, India, Tibet (Link)
•    Internet disrupted in Egypt and India (Link)
Bangladesh
•    'Bangladesh dumping dead poultry in no-man's land (Link)
Canada
•    Tamiflu-Resistant Flu Viruses Found in Canada (Link)
•    CFIA: Government Helps Protect Backyard Birds From Avian Influenza (Link)
China
•    'Wet market' slaughters fresh poultry on the spot (Link)
Dominican Republic
•    Dominican delegation to ask Haiti President to lift poultry ban today (Link)
India
•    India sprays markets, roads to halt bird flu outbreak (Link)
•    State intensifies ban on poultry imports (Link)
•    16 Cases Suspected of Bird Flu Isolated (Link)
•    Salt Lake quits after two days of precautions - India (Link)
•    Bird Flu: 33 villages under surveillance (Link)
•    Nabarro: West Bengal bird flu outbreak coming under control (Link)
Indonesia
•    Indonesian woman tested positive with bird flu (Link)
•    WHO confirms Indonesian 101st death (Link)
Malaysia
•    Viral flu hits school (Link)
Pakistan
•    KARACHI: Outbreak of bird flu feared in Gadap (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•    Bird flu" breaks in the forefront of the Saudi capital of East again and 4 points (Link)
•    Saudi Arabia, Tibet report H5N1 outbreaks (Link)
UK
•    Dorset avian influenza epidemiology report published - UK (Link)
United States
•    Hawaii's defense against avian flu requires vigilance by other countries (Link)
•    Hawaii health officials preparing for the worst (Link)
•    Pittsburg conducts human tests on fast-track avian flu vaccine (Link)
•    U.S. Scraps Plan for Anti-Radiation Pills (Link)
•    Bird Flu Pandemic: Will Telecommuting Work on Wall Street? (Link)
•    Campus Community Encouraged to Participate in Alert Service - Valdosta State University - GA, USA (Link)
•    PROMISING PRACTICES FOR PANDEMIC PLANNING - CIDRAP (Link)

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