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March 1

News Reports For March 1

by: MaMa

Wed Feb 28, 2007 at 22:37:11 PM EST

New Stories for Today
(Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Vietnam official denies suppressing news of bird flu outbreak
  • Bahrain is safe from bird flu
  • U.S. Officials offer pandemic flu aid in Egypt, Switzerland
  • Russia fears more H5N1
  • Indonesia - suspected bird flu patient dies on way to hospital
  • Are some people immune to avian flu?
  • Nordic countries to raise Flu risk level from March 1st
  • Review of 1918 pandemic flu studies offers more questions than answers
  • Comparison of immune response to 1918 and H5N1 influenza viruses shows similarities
  • Bird flu betting (futures market)
  • Vietnam to resume duck hatching despite bird flu
  • Thailand wants to study Laotian H5N1 case
  • UK - Defra - update on AI outbreak in Suffolk
  • Vietnam - new outbreak in the south
Summary of News for February 28 2007
Afghanistan
    •     Two people in hospital with bird flu symptoms (Link)
Canada
    •    GSK wants to bring bird flu vaccine to Canada (Link)
Kuwait
    •     We have enough Tamiflu: Kuwait; Crown Prince calls for action (Link)
Egypt
    •      4-year-old girl contracts bird flu, latest of 23 Egyptians to get the disease (Link)
    •      Woman in Egypt DOES have bf- confirmed by Ministry of Health (Link)
    •     Aspirin resisting bird flu? (translation from Arabic (Link)
Vietnam
    •     Vietnam to receive more bird flu vaccines from China (Link)
Japan
    •     Bird flu vaccine linked to 18 teenage suicides in Japan (Link)
Russia
    •    Russia clears up bird flu outbreaks but awaits more (no Link)
    •     Moscow bird flu incident is over (Link)
United Kingdom
    •    A Freedom of Information request revealed Great Western Hospital planned to draft in the families of bird flu victims to nurse patients... (Link)
Sweden
    •     Sweden boosts bird flu security measures (Link)
United Arab Emirates
    •       UAE to set up new quarantine center to prevent bird flu (Link)and(Link)
    •      Bird flu: Residents told to be careful while travelling (Link)
Myanamar
    •       Myanmar reports new bird flu outbreak (Link)
China
    •       China confirms new human bird flu case (Link)
    •       China province on high alert after human case of bird flu confirmed (Link)
    •     Preliminary testing of a Scaly-breasted Munia found in Sham Shui Po indicate it may have had H5 avian influenza (Link)
United States
    •      First vaccine for bird flu is approved (Link)
    •       Will the bird flu become a worldwide threat this summer? (Link)
General
    •      Modeling Cytokine Storm (Link)
    •       Yale puts out a preparedness bulletin, Fluwiki Forum made page 2 (Link)
    •       CIDRAP's critique of study re: surgical vs. N95 masks (Link)
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News Reports for March 1, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 22:43:03 PM EST

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Cambodia
• CIDRAP: Two Cambodian girls test positive for H5N1 avian flu (Link)

China
• CIDRAP: China reports 3 more H7N9 cases, finds more virus in poultry (Link)
• Guangdong Province: Guangzhou reopens live poultry markets (Link)
• Hong Kong CHP: CHP closely monitors two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)

Egypt
• "Health" and denies the death of a woman in Aswan Corona virus (translated) (Link)
• No deaths from MERS virus: Egypt health ministry Health ministry denies early reports (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• WHO MERS update 2-28-14: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: FDA picks flu vaccine strains for 2014-15 flu season (Link)
• CIDRAP: About 6,500 babies each year are hospitalized for flu (Link)
• CDC FluView: A Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report Prepared by the Influenza Division (Link)
• California Flu Death Toll Passes 300 San Diego has seen the second highest number of flu-related deaths (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: CDC - 14 lab workers had orthopoxvirus infections in past decade  (Link)
• Study: Epidemiologic report and serologic findings for household contacts of three cases of influenza A (H7N9) virus infection (Link)
• Scientists describe deadly immune 'storm' caused by emergent flu infections (Link)

General
• A High Chance Of Pandemic From H7N9 Bird Flu (Link)
• Middle Eastern Virus More Widespread Than Thought (Link)

Commentary
• Blog: Lessons from a Kansas graveyard: What a 1903 outbreak of diphtheria can teach us today (Link)


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News Reports for March 1, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 19:49:43 PM EST

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Cambodia
• Cambodian PM Orders "Strict Measures" to Curb Bird Flu Outbreaks (Link)

China
• Recalling the past, looking to the future (Link)

Portugal
• Swine flu returns, though less deadly than last year (Link)

United States
• Four More Okahomans Die From Flu; Total Now at 30 (Link)
• Vaccine, 'cocooning' recommended to reduce flu (Link)

Research
• Mutation altering stability of surface molecule in acid enables H5N1 infection of mammals (Link)
• Scientists Sift For Clues On SARS-Like Virus  (Link)
• Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Uncovering How Deadly Bacteria Trick the Immune System (Link)
• Mutation Enables Bird Flu Infection of Mammals  (Link)
• Study: A Single Mutation In H5N1 HA Enhances Replication In Mice (Blog and study)

General
• A novel coronavirus capable of causing fatal disease (Link)
• Emerging deadly virus demands swift action (Link)


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News Reports for March 1, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 26, 2012 at 15:07:54 PM EST

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China
•  Second Cheung Chau bird flu scare in days (Link)

Indonesia
•  Bandung: Suspect Bird Flu Patient Condition Not Improved (translated) (Link)
•  Bandung: Patient Suspect Bird Flu in RSHS Increasing Critical (translated) (Link)
•  Bandung: Saliva Samples Suspect Bird Flu Investigated Soon (translated) (Link)
•  WHO reports human H5N1 case (Link)

Pakistan
•   Reports on bird flu cases denied in hospital (Link)

Thailand
•  Thai authorities takes extra precaution in bird flu-prone areas (Link)

United States
•  FDA approves first vaccine to protect against 4 strains of common flu virus (Link)

Research
•  US: Avian flu - Work by South Alabama researchers published in Journal of Virology (Link)
•  Genetically Altered Bird Flu Virus Not as Dangerous as Believed, Its Maker Asserts (Link)


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News Reports for March 1, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 26, 2011 at 17:58:57 PM EST

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China
•  Two cases of H9N2 infection detailed (Link) Abstract: Infection Of Immunocompromised Human By Avian H9n2 Influenza A Virus  (Link)

Indonesia
•  Bird Flu Strikes 11 Regencies in West Java  (Link)
•  Garut regent Not Want Forced Depopulation (translated) (Link)
•  Riau (Central Samatra): Children Three Years Indicated Avian Influenza (translated) (Link)

Thailand
•  Bird flu scare puts officials on high alert (Link)

United States
•  AZ: Flu cases continue to climb in Arizona (Link)
•  NM: New Mexico Dept. Of Health Reports 12-Flu-Related Deaths This Flu Season (Link)
•  OR: Glencoe High School student dies, possibly from the flu (Link)

Vietnam
•  Three cases die of A/H1N1 flu virus (Link)

Research
•  In Bird Flu-Swine Flu Hybrids, a Clue to What Makes a Super-Strain (Link)

General
•  Feds award $215 million grants for Novavax and VaxInnate to develop new flu vaccines (Link)
•  CIDRAP: WHO: North America the global hot spot for flu (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Swine workers have higher rates of antibodies to swine flu viruses, novel H1N1 (Link)


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News Reports for March 1, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Feb 26, 2010 at 21:40:21 PM EST

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Burma
•  New flu strain spreading fast in Burma (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong: 21 ill in respiratory tract infection outbreak (Link)

Egypt
•  Discovery of new cases of bird flu and the total at 104 case (Link)

Indonesia
•  Indonesia Opens BSL 3 Facility (Link)
•  Four Children Are Bird Flu Suspects (Link)

South Korea
•  South Korea strengthens measures to combat bird flu (Link)

United States
•  Alabama: Swine flu numbers higher than expected (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 H274Y Tamiflu Resistance in Italian Recombinant (Link)

General
•   Pandemic flu, like seasonal H1N1, shows signs of resisting Tamiflu (Link)


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News Reports for March 1, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Feb 27, 2009 at 23:25:14 PM EST

Egypt
•  Two-year-old boy becomes Egypt's 56th bird flu case (Link)
India
•  West Bengal authorities gear up to contain bird flu (Link)
Indonesia
•  New Indonesian Suspect (Link)
Japan
•  Aichi begins culling 260,000 quails after detecting H7 bird flu virus (Link)
•  Weak virus subtype identified in bird flu outbreak (Link)
•  The breeding farm explodes the bird flu epidemic date to stress that the non-H5N1 virus causes an accident (Link)
•  Report: Bird flu virus detected on another farm in Japan (Link)
Myanmar
•  Virulent chicken-related disease under control in Myanmar's second largest city (Link)
Nepal
•  Mystery disease kills 700 chickens (Link)
Research
•  Scientists find possible bird flu panacea (Link)
Commentary
•  Crofsblogs: indonesia boy dies (Link)
General News
•  A one-shot deal against flu (Link)  
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News Reports for March 1

by: Nimbus

Sat Mar 01, 2008 at 00:49:36 AM EST

Summary of News for February 29, 2008
General
•    Step Toward Better Flu Vaccine (Link)
•    Flu Virus Research Yields Results but No Magic Bullet for Pandemic (Link)
Australia
•    Rudd under pressure over vaccine deal with Indonesia (Link)
China
•    China pledges to strengthen co-op with OIE (Link)
Indonesia
•    Health Minister: Bird flu? God help us (Link)
Scotland
•    Scotland: Cupar chicken farm inquiry closes (Link)
UK
•    UK: Wild goose tests positive for deadly bird flu (Link) and (Link)
United States
•    Arkansas: Emergency Responders Meet In Strategy-Planning Session (Link)
•    Washington DC: Hospital Gets Grant for Emergency Department (Link)
•    US: CDC weekly influenza report (Link)
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