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January 6

News Reports for January 6, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 04, 2014 at 22:18:17 PM EST

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

• Alberta: Calgary and area pharmacists see dwindling supplies of H1N1 flu vaccine (Link)

• ProMED: Avian influenza (02): China (GD) H7N9, live poultry market, goose (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (04): China (ZG, SH) H7N9, update (Link)
• WHO: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)
• Goose meat tests positive for H7N9 in Chinese city (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: CHP notified by Guangdong HFPC of two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) (Link)
• 2 more cases of bird flu (Link)
• Shanghai: Live poultry markets to be closed by month end (Link)

United States
• Flu now widespread in Oregon and Washington (Link)
• CDC: Flu is now widespread throughout southeast (Link)
• CA: 18 people hospitalized in Kern County from influenza (Link)

• Vietnam government warns against eating tiet canh; H7N9 bird flu detected in goose meat sold in Guangzhou (Link)

• Recombinomics: Texas pH1N1 Deaths Explode (Link)
• Helen Branswell: What you need to know about flu activity across Canada (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 6, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 19:56:19 PM EST

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• Beijing, the first time in three years, reports a high in (influenza) (translated) (Link)
• Two Chinese women die from swine flu (Link)

• No Cause for Alarm Over H5N1 Outbreak in Indonesia (Link)

• Unidentified severe respiratory infections (Link)

• ProMED: Undiagnosed disease, livestock - Pakistan: (SD), RFI (Link)

United Kingdom
• Flu outbreak to hit Britain after massive increase in cases of deadly virus (and we still aren't over winter vomiting bug) (Link)

United States
• Flu cases rise across US, severe season feared (Link)
• NBC News Report Video: Flu season escalates from bad to worse (Link)
• US: Flu Activity Still Picking Up (Link)
• Severe Flu Strain 2013 (Map) Influenza A H3N2 Spreading Across US (Link)
• IL: Flu Hitting Chicago Earlier and Harder This Season, Experts Say (Link)
• OK: Flu season continues growing in Oklahoma (Link)
• TN: Flu seems curiously cagey this season (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for January 6, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Dec 31, 2011 at 18:40:44 PM EST

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• Culling underway in affected poultry farms (Link)

•  Nova Scotia on outlook for new swine flu (Link)

•  Hong Kong: H5N1 in 2 wild birds (Link)

•  H5N1 death (Link)

•  More flu deaths reported: CDC (Link)

•  Thais at risk as birdflu breaks out in Vietnam (Link)

United Kingdom
•  'Just-in-time' business models put UK at greater risk in event of disasters, warns thinktank (Link)

United States
•  US: HHS orders novel H3N2 vaccine for clinical trials (Link)
•  CA: State, area health officials stay on guard against viruses (Link)
•  NE: Flu death reported in Nebraska (Link)

•  Recombinomics: West Virginia H3N2v Cluster N2 Recombination (Link)
•  Recombinomics: US HHS Contracts for H3N2v Vaccine Clinical Trials (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 6, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Jan 01, 2011 at 16:07:29 PM EST

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•  Flu flourishing in Ontario (Link)

•  Avian flu back in Egypt and Asian countries (Link)
•  Egyptians reluctant to accept a health law proposal (Link)

•  More cranes test positive for flu (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Eight-month wait for more flu jabs as stocks run out (Link)
•  Flu vaccines shortage in some areas (Link)
•  Six dead from swine flu in past week in Scotland (Link)
•  Old pandemic flu vaccines may plug shortfall, PM says (Link)
•  Bewdley-born woman died on Christmas Eve (Link)

United States
•  Widespread Flu Epidemic Taking Bite Out Of NYC

•  Cold weather wreaks havoc in northern region  (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for January 6, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Jan 01, 2010 at 23:34:51 PM EST

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•  Even as flu cases fall, no downside to vaccine, doctors say (Link)
•  Canada to Bridge Mexico's H1N1 Flu Vaccine Requirements (Link)
•  Provinces, territories report H1N1 vaccination rates that top 50% in some cases (Link)

•  A/H1N1 flu cases decrease in China (Link)
•  Hong Kong reports 55th fatality of Influenza A/H1N1 (Link)
•  Doctor warns of higher mortality risk from steroid therapy (Link)

•  First swine flu death in Allahabad, probe ordered into CMO's role (Link)
•  Pune Swine Flu toll rises to 158 (Link)

•  Romania Registers 66 Deaths, 5,915 AH1N1 Infections (Link)

•  Swine Flu Cases Could Increase - Official

•  Singaporeans urged to get H1N1 vaccines (Link)

South Korea
•  Active duty soldiers to get A/H1N1 flu vaccine (Link)

United States
•  CA: L.A. taxicab drivers to receive free H1N1 flu shots (Link)
•  CA: New Year Could Bring A New Wave Of Swine Flu (Link)
•  CO: Olympic Athletes Given H1N1 Vaccines To Prevent Flu Outbreak (Link)
•  FL: Pierce County Man Dies From H1N1 Flu (Link)
•  KY: Sixth H1N1 Death Confirmed In North Kentucky (Link)
•  MN: State reports two new H1N1 deaths; cases still ebbing (Link)
•  NV: H1N1-related death reported in S. Nevada (Link)
•  RI: Flu outbreak 'resolved' at Zambarano unit (Link)
•  TX: New Swine Flu Deaths In Dallas and Tarrant  (Link)

•  Bird flu resurfaces in Ca Mau province (Link)

•  Developing Countries Reassess Need For Donated H1N1 Vaccine (Link)
•  Safety of Thimerosal in Vaccines Against 2009 H1N1 Flu (Link)
•  Flu vaccine doesn't work in arthritis patients treated wth rituximab (Link)
•  Flu vaccine doesn't work in arthritis patients treated with rituximab (Link)

•  Recombinomics: D225E and D225N H1N1 RBD Changes in Turkey (Link)
•  Fall flu wave tested pediatric hospitals with tough choices (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Re-Infections Confirmed (Link)

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News Reports for January 6

by: gardner

Tue Jan 06, 2009 at 01:13:34 AM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • China confirms woman died of bird flu in Beijing
  • Angola closes NE border with DR Congo due to Ebola
  • Bird flu re-emerges in China and Vietnam, one dead
  • Vietnam confirms girl infected with bird flu
  • Vietnam girl tests positive for bird flu: health officials
  • Beijing bird flu patient dies
  • India: About 27,000 poultry culled in bird flu-hit West Bengal
  • Recombinomics Commentary: Likely Clade 7 Fatal H5N1 Case In Beijing
  • USA - HHS Issues Action Plan to Prevent Health Care-Associated Infections
  • USA - DC - Leavitt advocates stimulating health IT interoperability
  • China: Woman thought to have bird flu dies
  • India - Maybe very Important: 'Mysterious disease' hits Manipur
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News Reports for January 6

by: gardner

Sat Jan 05, 2008 at 23:13:11 PM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • UK - Flu cases soar over Christmas period
  • How humans catch bird flu: Study
  • Pending global food crisis [not bird flu, but relevant]
Summary of News for January 5, 2008
•   Summary of the Coast-to-Coast Radio Show on Pandemic Flu (Link where you can hear the program)
Dominican Republic
•   Epidemiologist Dominican reassure the public about bird flu (H5N2) [google translation] (Link)
•   As more victims fall prey to Avian Influenza, Reem Leila highlights the weaknesses of national awareness campaigns to combat the disease (Link)
•   Iran-No Bird Flu (Link)
•   Lebanon on alert after Israel reports bird flu (Link)
Puerto Rico
•   Puerto Rico cancels 100 cockfights under ban on bird imports  (Link)
•   Romania - Cold Temps, pneumonia, flu warning (Link)
United States
•   Nebraska: State testing yields no evidence of bird flu (Link)
•   Bird flu outbreak in north under control, says official (Link)
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News Reports For January 6

by: MaMa

Sat Jan 06, 2007 at 00:33:04 AM EST

News Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Vietnam - 4 new outbreaks in Bac Lieu province
  • Canada - Winnipeg: 7 children on vents with RSV
  • Thailand - smuggled bird flu vaccine seized
  • Hong Kong confirms dead bird carried H5N1 virus
Summary of News for January 5 2007

    •  Vietnam warned on bird flu threat (Link)
    •  Farmers fret as catfish die off in southern Vietnam(Link)
    •  China successfully produced H5N1 human vaccine seed strain, human translation(Link)
    •  Door-to-Door Pandemic Preparedness Campaign in Maine (Link)
    •  Local TV Is No. 1 Source of News for Americans (Link)
    •  IBM helps businesses plan for bird flu(Link)

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