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March 12

News Reports For March 12

by: MaMa

Sun Mar 11, 2007 at 21:43:01 PM EDT

Summary of News for March 11 2007
United States

•   Is your business ready for disaster? (Link)
•   Cooling Pacific Heralds Active Atlantic Hurricane Season (Link)
South Korea
•   S. Korea culls 35,000 ducks in latest bird flu outbreak (Link)
Kuwait
•   Cases stable at 53; Bird handlers test negative (Link)
Laos
•   Second bird flu death in Laos - 11th country to fall victim to H5N1 (Link)
Taiwan
•   Taiwan's exclusion from WHO poses risks (Link)
Myanamar
•    U.S. provides Myanmar with equipment to fight reemergence of bird flu (Link)
India
•    No takers for India's first bird flu vaccine (Link)
Thailand
•    Health officials tighten disease controls at Thai border (Link)
Burma
•   Burma Reports Bird Flu Outbreaks in Two Towns (Link)
Russia
•   Kuban, Krasnodar - regular epidemic where h5n1 was seen:
keeping watch on places where h5n1 and other influenza are seen together (Link(russian article on children's influenza))and(Link(russian article on raven in kuban feb 28))
New Zealand
•    Health Minister claims NZ in good shape to fight bird flu pandemic (Link)
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News Reports for March 12, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 23:18:38 PM EDT

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China
• Hong Kong CHP: Avian Influenza Report VOLUME 10, NUMBER 4 Reporting period: VOLUME 10, NUMBER 10 Reporting period: March 2 - 8, 2014 (Week 10) (Link)
• China needs no mass H7N9 vaccination: HK expert (Link)
• WHO [March 11, 2014]: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update (Link)

Republic of Kosovo
• Swine Flu Cases Worry Kosovo Health Officials (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• CIDRAP: WHO confirms 2 MERS cases in Saudi Arabia (Link)

South Korea
• Fresh Bird Flu Outbreak Leads to Cull of 50,000 Chickens (H5N8) (Link)

Vietnam
• ProMED: Avian influenza (38): Viet Nam, H5N1, mutation, spread, poultry, vaccine (Link)

Research
• Targeted siRNA-immunoliposomes as a promising therapeutic agent against highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection (Link)
• Antigenic Mapping of the Hemagglutinin of an H9N2 Avian Influenza Virus Reveals Novel Critical Amino Acid Positions in Antigenic Sites (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: H7N9 Sequence Identity In Baiyun Cluster (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Parsing China's H7N9 Vaccine Headlines (Link)


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News Reports for March 12, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 23:51:39 PM EDT

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Australia
• Western Australia: Authorities find strain of bird flu NE of Perth (Link)
• Western Australia: Bird flu case strikes Perth duck (Link)

Cambodia
• Hun Sen Calls for Cooperation To Combat Bird Flu (Link)

India
• India swine flu update: Why is the viral epicentre shifting from South to North India? (Link)
• Delhi: Swine Flu's spread unabated (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• WHO confirms 15th case of SARS-like virus in Saudi Arabia (Link)
• A Saudi Man Is The Latest Victim Of A New SARS-Like Virus (Link)

United States
• Outbreak Updates - SARS Like Virus, Fungal Meningitis, and the Flu (Link)
• Tracking flu outbreaks nationwide (Link)
• New wave shows flu season not over yet (Link)

Research
• Prediction of Seasonal Flu Strains Improves Chances of Universal Vaccine (Link)

General
• How to avoid the antibiotic apocalypse? Look down at the ground (Link)
• Cloudy with a 50% chance of flu: startup maps out disease outlook "weather forecast" style  (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Novel Beta2c Coronavirus Spike Q1020R & Q1020H (Link)
• Branswell: A decade ago, SARS raced round the world; Where is it now? Will it return? (Link)


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News Reports for March 12, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Mar 11, 2012 at 23:47:05 PM EDT

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Bhutan
•  More HPAI Outbreaks in Chhukha District (Link)

China
•  Xinjiang confirms 22 A/H1N1 cases (Link)
•  Xinjiang schools resume morning checkup as A/H1N1 cases reported  (Link)

India
•  Jaipur Swine flu: More swab samples sent to labs for test (Link)
•  Swine flu resurfaces, 4 cases in 10 days (Link)

Indonesia
•  Bengkulu Back Bird Flu Alert (Link)
•  The Case Of Bird Flu Was Reported To WHO [MV, 24F in Bengkulu] (Link)

Israel
•  HPAI Outbreaks in Hadarom (Link)

South Korea
•  S.Korea reports first suspected avian influenza case [in 10 months] (Link)

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News Reports for March 12, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 05, 2011 at 20:47:03 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  Bird flu outbreaks up sharply in Bangladesh  (Link)

India
•  Tripura zoo on alert after death of birds, animals (Link)

Indonesia
•  Previously unknown positive fatality reported by Depkes (translated) (Link)
•  4 Bird Flu Suspect Patients Declared Negative (translated) (Link)
•  Two Patients Released (translated) (Link)
•  Supected Bird Flu Patient Self Running (suspect patient left hospital to attend a wedding) (translated) (Link)
•  The journalists of the Padang area are getting even more upset with the refusal to release information (translated) (Link)
•  The mayor refuses to call a KLB (Extraordinary Event: outbreak of epidemic disease)  on H5N1 in the area in spite of all the suspects overcrowding M. Djamil hosital (translated) (Link)
•  Padang, West Sumatera - Another bird flu suspect in M Djamil hospital (translated) (Link)  Additional H5N1 case confirmed  (translated) (Link)
•  Bird Flu Virus Is Same with Influenza Virus? (translated) (Link)

Malaysia
•  Only two students remain quarantined (Link)

United States
•  CA: Three strains of the flu circulating (Link)

Vietnam
•  Binh Phuoc Province reports 11 A/H1N1 cases (Link)

Commentary
•  "Six years of H5N1" by Crawford Kilian (Crof's Blogs) (Link)


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News Reports for March 12, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Mar 05, 2010 at 23:48:31 PM EST

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Australia
•  Bill proposes 'stormtroopers' to enforce health laws (Link)

Bangladesh
•  More bird flu (Link)
•  Bird flu hits Thakurgaon poultry farm (Link)

Egypt
•  Avian influenza - update 32  (Link)

Indonesia
•  WHO PLans Flu Research Lab for Indonesia (Link)

Ireland
•  Two swine flu patients die (Link)

Japan
•  Report confirms new flu abates in Japan (Link)

Singapore
•  Singapore buys 1m H5N1 shots (Link)

United States
•  CA: San Bernardino Co. vaccinates over 39,000 since last year's outbreak (Link)
•  IL: Third week without a flu death (Link)
•  OK: Flu kills two in Oklahoma; H1N1 certain in 1 case (Link)


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News Reports for March 12, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 07, 2009 at 00:11:37 AM EST

China
•  China protests poultry-import provision in U.S. budget legislation (Link)
•  HK bird tests positive for H5N1 (Link)
Egypt
•  Bird flu cases among young children raise concerns (Link)
•  WHO asks Egypt to probe H5N1 cases (Link)
Indonesia
•  Jakarta: Traders: Not moving for bird flu (Link)
Japan
•  ASEAN defense officials to meet on Tue. to discuss security (Link)
Kenya
•  East Africa - Kenya-Bird Flu-Alert (Link)
New Zealand
•  More firms are getting the point (Link)
Philippines
•  Philippines: Little Girl Dies (Link)
USA
•  Enacted bill includes pandemic, food safety money (Link)
General News
•  Vaccines infected with deadly avian flu virus (Link)
•  A Flu Strain Goes Kerflooey (Link)
 
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News Reports for March 12

by: AlohaOR

Wed Mar 12, 2008 at 00:14:48 AM EDT

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • US:  Three new strains for 2008-2009 flu vaccine
  • China:  HK top scientist to study child deaths
  • US: Kansas launches assessment tool for at risk groups
  • Japan: Spraying away bird flu?
  • US (UT): Wellsville ready in event of flu pandemic with $3.3K plan
  • US (CA): When the [1918] pandemic arrived in Los Angeles
  • US (OK): Comanche County prepares for possible flu pandemic in future
  • All HK schools shut due to flu outbreak
  • Effect of surgical masks worn concurrently over N95 filtering facepiece respirators
  • Sudan: "Sudan is free of bird flu"
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