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January 5

News Reports for January 5

by: Nimbus

Sat Jan 05, 2008 at 00:23:59 AM EST

Summary of News for January 4, 2008
China
•    Bird flu hits northwestern China's Turpan (Link)
•    Nearly 30 thousand birds are sacrificed (Link)
Indonesia
•    Indonesia to certify poultry farms free of bird flu (Link)
Israel
•    Binyamina 4-year old believed not BF (Link)
Poland
•    Roche to provide Tamiflu to farmers (Link)
The Netherlands
•    Dutch medical center confirms vaccine on animals against deadly bird flu virus  (Link)
United States
•    FDA Approves New Influenza Test (Link)
•    MI: Researcher mounts assault on bird flu (Link)
•    NY Fears Bird Epidemic (not BF but avian reovirus?) (Link)
•    Disease Likely Cause of Utah Bird Deaths  (Link)
General
•    Trial results give Acambis boost in race for flu vaccine (Link) and (Link)
•    Reminder: PF-Coast-to-Coast am radio tonight... (Link)
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News Reports for January 5, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 04, 2014 at 22:17:59 PM EST

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

Canada
• Alberta: Alta. health officials urge flu shots for all as number of cases spikes (Link)
• British Columbia: H1N1 flu surge in B.C. Lower Mainland lands people in ICUs (Link)
• Ontario: H1N1 blamed for two flu deaths in Toronto (Link)

China
• Guangzuhou, China: Goose meat tests positive for H7N9 (Link)
• China reports new human H7N9 case (Link)
• H (Link)

Peru
• ProMED: Plague - Peru: (LL) bubonic (Link)

United States
• AK: 2 flu deaths reported in Alaska (Link)
• CA: Health officials rush to vaccinate as swine flu returns (Link)
• CA: Swine flu cases on rise in Sacramento County (Link)

Research
• ProMED: MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (02): animal reservoir, camel, UAE, serology (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Tamiflu Resistance Driving Severe California pH1N1 Cases? (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Zhejiang Province Reports New H7N9 Case (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: A Tale Of Two Flu Seasons (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 5, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 14:02:30 PM EST

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Canada
• Flu season 'a bit scary' this year, hospital official says  (Link)

India
• Maharashtra: H1N1 patient in critical condition (Link)

United States
• MN: Sleepy Eye med center restricts visits due to flu (Link)
• MT: Influenza cases on rise in state (Link)
• OK: Flu In Oklahoma Reaching Peak, Expected To Get Worse (Link)
• PA: Flu 'widespread' in Pennsylvania (Link)
• TN: 'Severe' flu season swamps Le Bonheur, prompts calls for shots and doctor visits (Link)
• TX: Flu Season Arrives with a Vengeance (Link)
• TX: Flu, GI Virus Going Around Central Texas (Link)


• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 5, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 18:40:27 PM EST

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Canada
•  Swine flu virus (H3N2v) may be spreading between people (Link)

China
•  Cited fear of bird flu flu fever treatment, rose two percent (Link)
•  Chinese State Media Deny Poultry Slaughter Due to Bird Flu (Link)
•  WHO confirms human H5N1 case (fatal) (Link)

Egypt
•  WHO confirms human H5N1 case (fatal) (Link)

India
•  Bird flu panic in Tripura (Link)

South Korea
•  Travel Warning for China After Bird Flu Death (Link)

United States
•  New Flu Strain (H3N2v) Puts Pork Industry on Alert After 2009 Pandemic (Link)

Vietnam
•  Vietnam culls over 2,500 chickens in bird flu fight (Link)

Research
•  Swine flu (H3N2v) outbreak sends vaccine-maker's stock soaring (Link)
•  Viruses and Viral Diseases: Vaccine Against New Swine Flu Strain Being Developed (Link)

General
•  Animal-Related Diseases Concern Scientists (Link)
•  CIDRAP: WHO confirms H5N1 deaths in Egypt and China  (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Shenzhen H5N1 P198S Is In Clade 2.2 Escape Mutant (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Flu-Like Illness In 23 Contacts of West Virginia H3N2v Cluster (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Pediatric H3N2v Case In Napa County California (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 5, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 01, 2011 at 16:07:15 PM EST

Reminder: Please do not post whole articles, just snippets and links, and do not post articles from the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Thanks!

Austria
•  German tourist dies of swine flu in Austria  (Link)

Egypt
•  WHO confirms 4 human H5N1 cases (Link)

Israel
•  Swine flu hits Israel, hospitals swamped (Link)

Lebanon
•  Flu infections rise, but pharmacies report inadequate vaccine supplies (Link)

Netherlands
•  Mexican flu claims another victim in Netherlands (Link)

Pakistan
•  CDGK establishes swine flu ICU in ASH (Link)

Palestine
•  H1N1 claims second Palestinian life in month  (Link)

South Korea
•  Suspected bird flu cases reported in Yeongam County (Link)

Taiwan
•  Hospitals witness five-week rise in flu patients: CDC (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Did last year's flu jab open the door to swine flu? (Link)
•  NHS laid low by flu as 18,000 staff call in sick in worst outbreak for a decade (Link)
•  New Crisis As Swine Flu Victims Fill Half Of Intensive Care Beds (Link)
•  Suffolk woman dies after catching swine flu  (Link)
•  Flu patients leave A&E stretched (Link)
•  Medway Maritime Hospital runs out of beds (Link)

United States
•  Bird Flu Symptoms in Birds and 500 More Birds Fall Dead From Sky in LA (Link)
•  AR: Loud noise sent 5,000 Arkansas birds flying to their deaths (Link)
•  NY: Inundated with flu, snow-related injuries, Staten Island University Hospital asking staff to work longer shifts (Link)
•  AZ: Toddler dies from flu related illness (Link)

General
•  New mysterious dead bird find (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Death Cluster In Montgomery County Pennsylvania (Link)
•  Comment: NHS stretched to breaking point (Link)


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News Reports for January 5, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 01, 2010 at 23:34:24 PM EST

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

China
•  Swine flu danger persists, warns China (Link)

India
•  Over 1900 pilgrims examined at Magh Mela (Link)
•  Swine flu kills 3 more, total 135 deaths in Gujarat (Link)

Romania
•  Romania: Flu casualties to peak by mid-January (Link and link)

United States
•  OR: Flu increasing nationally, but not in Oregon (Link)
•  TX: Harris Co. reports 15th swine flu death for 2009 (Link)

Vietnam
•  Ca Mau: Bird flu recurrence (Link)

General
•  CIDRAP: MRSA clone in food animals (ST398) worrisome  (Link)
•  WHO chief vaccinated against swine flu (Link)

Research
•  Scientists use insect cells technology (Link)
•  Gujarat's Zydus Cadila to make India's 1st H1N1 shot (Link)

Commentary
•  Ukraine Fatalities Spike to 805 - One Day Record of 38 (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 5

by: gardner

Sun Jan 04, 2009 at 23:16:23 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Widespread H1N1 Tamiflu Resistance in Canada (Recombinomics Commentary)
  • India: Mysterious outbreak among buffaloes
  • Bird Flu: Poultry sale banned in Siliguri
  • India: ARD (Animal Resources Development Department) wakes up before it's too late
  • China: New bird flu cases revive fears of human pandemic (more on yesterday's story)
  • India - Bird flu appears again in heavily populated region of India
  • Gabonese research center says Ebola to be soon circumscribed
  • USA - The New New Deal Goes Global
  • South Korea - Korean Database to Help Combat Flu Epidemics
  • India - Culling gathers speed in north Bengal
  • USA - HI - Feds classify 9,000 acres to protect fly species
  • India corn futures lower on weak demand
  • Australia - Sydney - Scientists map epidemic trigger zones
  • India - Status Report on Avian Influenza in Assam and West Bengal as on 4.01.09
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News Reports For January 5

by: MaMa

Fri Jan 05, 2007 at 00:14:31 AM EST

New stories posted today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Vietnam warned on bird flu threat
  • China successfully produced H5N1 human vaccine seed strain
  • USA: Door-to-door pandemic preparedness campaign in Maine
  • IBM helps businesses plan for bird flu
Summary of News for January 4 2007

Canada
    •  Canada approves Relenza to prevent flu (Link)
Egypt
    •  Nile TV on the web: hourly English, French or Hebrew (Link)
China
    •  Hong Kong Early tests indicate avian flu in wild birds (H5) (Link)
    •  Hong Kong: Anti-bird flu measures enhanced (Link)
    •  Hong Kong ill abattoir worker recovers (Jan 2nd) (Link)
    •  Hong Kong Center for Health Protection Site (Link)
    •  Hourly Radio News from Hong Kong (Link)
    •  Shanxi province, 'High incidence of infectious diseases stormy period of the province's disease control officer' (google translation) (Link)
    •  Shanxi province, 'Schools to give pupils safety classes before the winter holiday' (google translation) (Link)
UK
    •  Financial Sector Pan flu exercise summary (Link)
    •  English zoos to vaccinate birds against avian flu (Link)
Denmark
    •  Denmark orders GSK's pandemic vaccine (Link)
USA
    •  HHS Pursues Advance Development of New Influenza Antiviral Drug (Link)
General
    •   Chinese bird flu expert takes over as new head of UN health agency (Link)
    •  Bird flu in water. How big a problem? :Effect Measure (Link)
    •  WHO vows focus on flu and Africa (Link)
    •  Experts Concerned about Tamiflu Overuse (Link)

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