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January 4

News Reports for January 4

by: Nimbus

Fri Jan 04, 2008 at 00:05:07 AM EST

Summary of News for January 3, 2008
Dominican Republic

•    Dominican officials kill 115 birds with avian flu H5N2 (Link)
Egypt
•    WHO confirms latest Egypt death (old news) (Link)
•    No bird flu pandemic despite recent deaths - health officials (Link)
Indonesia
•    Letter in Jakarta Post re: virus transmission via drinking water(No Link)
Israel
•    Bird flu at kindergarten petting zoo? (Link)
•    Deadly strain of bird flu found in Binyamina (Link)
•    MDA prepares to treat avian flu victims if disease spreads to humans (Link)
•    Israel four yr old girl hospitalized w flu-like symptoms (Link)
•    Israel among countries reporting new H5N1 outbreaks (also Vietnam, Bangladesh and Myanmar) (Link)
Pakistan
•    Pakistan bird flu virus shows no mutations (Link)
•    WHO: initial analysis of Pakistani H5N1 (Link)
Puerto Rico
•    Puerto Rico bans poultry import from Dominican Republic (Link)
UK
•    British company creates bird flu vaccine (Link)
•    UK Times commentary: Black Swans and Bird Flu (Link)
United States
•    Alameda County shines in study on contagious disease response (Link)
•    Petition to Senator Tom Harkin (Link)
Vietnam
•    Bird flu kills 350 ducks in northern Vietnam (Link)
General
•    Bird flu: we're running out of time (Link)
•    Universal Influenza Vaccine (Link)
•    It's Not Too Late for a Shot (Link)
•    Blogs, bad reporting and WHO (Effect Measure) (Link)
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News Reports for January 4, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 28, 2013 at 22:33:17 PM EST

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Canada
• Vancouver: Fraser Health battles increase in H1N1 flu cases (Link)

China
• Shanghai reports H7N9 bird flu case (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza (01): China (GZ) HPAI H5N1, poultry (Link)
• CIDRAP: Farm in China destroys 23,000 birds to stop H5N1 (Link)

Sri Lanka
• US grants Rs. 110 million for Avian Influenza Surveillance program in Sri Lanka (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• CIDRAP: UAE has another MERS-CoV case (Link)
• One More Case Of MERS Infection Reported In UAE: WHO (Link)

United States
• Nearly Half of America Reporting Cases of Flu Linked to H1N1 Virus (Link)
• CO: Fewer People Being Vaccinated Against Flu During Severe Season (Link)
• SC: Flu deaths rise to 9 in South Carolina (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: Serum study finds weak antibody response to H7N9 (Link)
• CIDRAP: Serum study finds weak antibody response to H7N9 (Link)
• CIDRAP: Study: MERS-CoV-like virus was in camels in 2003 (Link)
• Scientists call for caution over 'dangerous' bird flu research (Link)
• OR: Flu season quickly getting worse in Oregon (Link)
• OR: 5-year-old Eugene boy dies of swine flu (H1N1) (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: OIE unveils wildlife disease Web tool (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Michigan pH1N1 ECMO Machines Maxed Out (Link)
• Helen Branswell: Flu activity taking off across Canada; year shaping up as normal H1N1 year (Link)
• Virology Down Under: Antibodies in 10-year old UAE camel sera suggestive, but not evidentiary, of the presence of MERS-CoV a decade ago (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Shanghai Reports New H7N9 Case (Link)


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News Reports for January 4, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 14:02:13 PM EST

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Canada
• Ontario: Flu outbreak crowding Canadian emergency rooms (Link)

Germany
• Avian infuenza reported in Germany (Link)

India
• 24 swine flu deaths reported in Rajasthan in 20 days (Link)
• 3 swine flu cases baffle health dept (Link)

Indonesia
• Java: The Citizens Suspect Bird Flu (translated) (Link)
• Bali: Bird flu wipes out hundreds of ducks (Link)

Norway
• Many Norwegians affected by Swine flu (Link)

Palenstine
• 3-month-old baby dies from swine flu, death toll reaches 12 (Link)

Poland
• Report of death from swine flu in Poland 'not true' says hospital (Link)

United States
• CDC announces flu widespread in 41 states (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: England H3N2 Has Abolished HA Glycosylation Site (Link)
• Recombinomics: CDC Testing New H3N2 Vaccine Target (Link)


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News Reports for January 4, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 18:40:10 PM EST

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Bhutan
•  Bird flu possibly wiped out Chukha poultry farm (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong Keeps Ban on Some Poultry Imports Due to Avian Flu Tie (Link)
•  China attempts to allay fears of bird flu epidemic (Link)
•  Hong Kong Urges Bird-Flu Vigilance (Link)
•  Hong Kong finds H5N1 virus in dead gulls (Link)

India
•  Vets step up surveillance for bird flu (Link)
•  India free from bird flu: Government (Link)

Vietnam
•  First bird flu outbreak contained in Hau Giang (Link)

Research
•  CIDRAP: Study - Steroids did not improve survival in severely ill H1N1 patients (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Q196K and S227R In Fatal H5N1 Case In Shenzen China (Link)
•  Recombinomics: HA Changes In Fatal H5N1 Case In Shenzhen Raise Concerns (Link)
•  Controversial bird flu studies raise complex problem, defy easy solutions: WHO (Link)


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News Reports for January 4, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 01, 2011 at 16:07:00 PM EST

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Canada
•  Seasonal flu more dangerous, widespread in H1N1's wake (Link)

Egypt
•  Egypt reports 1st bird flu death case in 2011 (Link)
•  24th victim of H1N1 in Daqahliya (Link)

India
•  GMCH gets advanced virology study lab (Link)
•  H11N1 strain isolated in one Eurasian Spoonbill (Link)

Ireland
•  Record number of patients on trolleys - INMO (Link)

Israel
•  15 year old dies from flu in Hadera Hospital Link)

Japan
•  Japan Is on High Alert as a Virus Infiltrates Bird-Heavy Regions (Link)

Malta
•  Seasonal flu brings large increase in admissions to hospital (Link)

Netherlands
•  Two children die of swine flu (Link)

Taiwan
•  Health authorities record recent rise in flu cases among children (Link)

United Kingdom
•  At the mercy of  swine flu: Chemists won't give jab to children (Link)
•  More swine flu deaths expected as young are denied vaccinations (Link)
•  Daily Digest in "Pulse" magazine (Link)
•  Lansley reassures over flu rise (Link)
•  Hillingdon Hospital seriously hit by flu outbreak (Link)
•  Northern Ireland swine flu figures rise again (Link)
•  Six new confirmed swine flu cases on the Island (Link)
•  21-year-old dies after contracting swine flu (Link)
•  Flu virus claims life of gifted Wirral student (Link)

United States
•  Flu cases increase in the Southeast (Link)
•  CDC: Flu Outbreak in Alabama, Miss. (Link)
•  FL: Flu Keeps St. Augustine Nursing Home Residents at Moultrie Creek in Isolation (Link)
•  UT: Utah hospital fights flu by limiting visitors (Link)
•  PA: 1 child, 2 adults die from flu complications in Montco (Link)


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News Reports for January 4, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 01, 2010 at 23:33:55 PM EST

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China
•  Hong Kong: Oriental Magpie Robin had H5N1 virus (Link)

Egypt
•  A/H1N1 flu death toll reaches 149 in Egypt  (Link)

India
•  7 more H1N1 deaths in India, toll goes up to 989 (Link)

Russia
•  Russia will not face swine flu epidemic in 2010 - Onishchenko (Link)

United States
•  US: H1N1 response shows need for better medical emergency plans (Opinion) (Link)
•  US: H1N1 spreads faster in schools than homes (Link)
•  US: Household Transmission of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus in the United States (Link)
•  US: New York Times Examines U.S. H1N1 Reponse (Link)
•  OR: H1N1 Flu Victim Home After 65 Days In Hospital (Link)

General
•  Cepheid Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization For First 2009 H1N1 Influenza Assay For CLIA 'Moderate Complexity' Labs - Quick Facts (Link)

Commentary
•  Daily Kos: The Year Of Health And Politics by DemFromCT (Link)


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News Reports for January 4

by: AlohaOR

Sun Jan 04, 2009 at 00:11:48 AM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • UK: Superflu [Tamiflu-resistant H1N1] strikes in the Midlands
  • India (West Bengal): H5N1 confirmed in Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri (Recombinomics Commentary)
  • China: Six years after major scare, bird flu revisits Hong Kong
  • India: Culling of birds to begin in West Bengal today (two articles)
  • GSK and Neptunus form joint venture for the co-development of flu vaccines
  • Australia: Human, animal plagues 'could threaten Top End'
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News Reports for January 4

by: Nimbus

Thu Jan 04, 2007 at 00:23:53 AM EST

New stories posted today
(Open this diary to read more on these postings)
  • Hong Kong Early tests indicate avian flu in wild birds (H5)
  • Hong Kong: Anti-bird flu measures enhanced
  • UK - Financial Sector Pan flu exercise summary
  • English zoos to vaccinate birds against avian flu
  • Chinese bird flu expert takes over as new head of UN health agency
  • Bird flu in water. How big a problem? :Effect Measure
  • Hong Kong ill abattoir worker recovers (Jan 2nd)
  • Hong Kong Center for Health Protection (link)
  • Hourly Radio News from Hong Kong (link)
  • Nile TV on the web: hourly English, French or Hebrew (link)
  • WHO vows focus on flu and Africa
  • Canada approves Relenza to prevent flu; Denmark orders GSK's pandemic vaccine
  • Experts Concerned about Tamiflu Overuse
Summary of News for January 3 2007

Canada
    •   influenza strain characterization, cumulative, 2006-2007 influenza season (Link)
Egypt
    •   Bird Flu Leaves Three People Dead in Egypt (Dec 27) (Link)
Hong Kong
    •   Hong Kong: Lawmaker raises egg-smuggling alert (Link)
India
    •   Hindus throng the Ganges for holy bathing festival (Link)
Japan
    •   Report: Japan to stockpile prototype bird flu vaccines for 10 million (Link)
Russia
    •   Russia has no bird or human flu (Link)
United Kingdom
    •   Exercise: Winter Willow (Link)
USA
    •   OSHA: Avian Flu Guidance (Link)
    •   DNA Vaccine For Bird Flu Enters Trials (Link) and (Link)
    •   Map: USGS B2B Outbreaks (Link)
    •   Map: migratory bird routes connected with b2b outbreaks (Link)
    •   CPCU Journal: Preparing for Pandemic Flu (Link)
    •   New Details on How the Immune System Recognizes Influenza (Link)
    •   New avian flu vaccine for poultry developed (Link)
Vietnam
    •   Bird flu likely to spread to central, N Vietnam (Link)
General
    •   Bird Flu Viruses Unlikely to Endure Water Treatment, Study Say (Link)
    •   Croftsblog: Absence of Flu News (Link)
    •   Effect Measure: More on H1 and H3 influenza (Link)
    •   Potential Risks Associated with the Widespread Use of Tamiflu (Link)

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