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March 2

News Reports for March 2, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 01, 2014 at 18:44:50 PM EST

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China
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• Hong Kong: Two additional overseas cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome closely monitored by DH (Link)
•  Anhui Province: China reports one more H7N9 death (Link)
• Hong Kong: Case of severe paediatric influenza B infection under CHP investigation (Link)
• Hunan Province Health Dept: Hunan Province 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• ProMED: MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (11): Saudi Arabia, WHO (Link)
• Diabetics told to stay away from camels (Link)

United States
• IL: Exchange - Man humbled by rare flu complication (Link)

Research
• Hand hygiene and risk of influenza virus infections in the community: a systematic review and meta-analysis (Link)

Commentary
• Avian Flu Diary: Study: Efficacy Of Hand Hygiene Alone Against Influenza Infection (Link)


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News Reports for March 2, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 19:50:06 PM EST

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Cambodia
• Cambodia orders action to stop deadly bird flu (Link)

Canada
• SARS, 10 years later: One family's remarkable story (Link)

China
• Hong Kong: Update on cluster of Human Metapneumovirus cases in Pok Oi Hospital and cluster of Influenza A cases in Castle Peak Hospital (Link)

Mexico
• One million chickens in Mexico are slaughtered after contract avian flu (Link)
• H7N3 virus outbreak affecting 39 Mexican poultry farms (translated) (Link)

Taiwan
• Certain groups entitled to free (H5N1) avian flu vaccinations  (Link)

United States
• Let us study gun violence, physicians beg Congress (Link to article by Maggie Fox, featuring FW's own DemFromCT)
• NIH scientists attempt to understand deadly new coronavirus (Link)

Research
Bird flu research restarts (Link)

General
• Is This Scary New Virus the Next SARS? (Link)
• Medical Experts Worried about New Deadly SARS-like Virus  (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Bat and Human Beta2c Coronavirus Comparisions (Link)


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News Reports for March 2, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Feb 26, 2012 at 15:08:49 PM EST

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Bhutan
•  6 H5N1 outbreaks in poultry (Link and link)

Canada
•  Health officials recommend flu shots, as cases rise (Link)

China
•  3 wild birds with H5N1 found in Hong Kong (Link)

Egypt
•  With high-tech system, Egypt hopes to avoid possible pandemic (Link)

India
•  Need not whine over swine flu (Link)

Indonesia
•  Suspected Bird Flu Patients Condition Still Poor (translated) (Link)
•  PCR Results, Samples Were Rancasawo Negative H5N1 in Poultry (translated) (Link)
•  Patient Suspect Bird Flu Symptoms Similar to the Late U.S. (translated) (Link)

South Africa
•  New bird flu case dashes ostrich export plans (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Two people die after flu outbreak at Cardiff's Dorothy Lewis residential care home in Cardiff (Link)

United States
•  TN: Mid-South Flu Cases Surge; Doctors Treating Hundreds (Link)

Vietnam
•  Diseases spreading faster than vaccines can be tested (Link)

Research
•  New light shed on cause of lung injury in severe flu (Link)

General
•  NSABB Members React to Request for Second Look at Flu Studies (Link)

Commentary
•  Nature: The risks and benefits of publishing mutant flu studies (Link)


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News Reports for March 2, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Feb 26, 2011 at 17:59:16 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  Bird flu affected poultry culled (Link)

Indonesia
•  Dr M Djamil Padang Treats 2 Bird Flu Suspects (Link)
•  Local Government Will Pay Bird Flu Suspect Fees (Link)
•  Depkes Reports a previously unknown fatal H5N1 case from the Karawang Regency (Link)
•  WHO confirms fatal H5N1 case (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Effectiveness Of Wastewater Treatment May Be Undermined During A Severe Flu Pandemic (Link and abstract)

United States
•  HHS awards two contracts for recombinant flu vaccines (Link)
•  DE: Third Flu Death Reported (Link)
•  IN: Six more flu-related deaths reported in Indiana (Link)
•  MN: Hollandale school closes with flu-like outbreak (Link)
•  NE: Flu Season Hitting Peak (Link)
•  NY: Girl's death believed to be flu related in Nassau Co (Link)
•  OR: DHS Confirms Third Flu Death This Year (Link)
•  PA: Erie County sees first H1N1 case since swine flu outbreak (Link)
•  TX: Second Case Of Swine Flu Reported in Harrison County (Link)

General
•  H1N1 and bird flu virus produce dangerous hybrids (Link)


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News Reports for March 2, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Feb 26, 2010 at 21:40:49 PM EST

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Brazil
•  Brazil to vaccinate 90 million against A/H1N1 flu (Link)

China
•  Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak in China (Link)

Egypt
•  68 H5N1 outbreaks in birds (Link)

Malaysia
•  Malaysia records first swine flu death for the year (Link)

Nepal
•  Govt keeping public in dark on outbreaks of H5N1 (Link)

Swaziland
•  Mystery chicken disease outbreak (Link)

United States
•  US: The Flu Season that Fizzled (Link)

Vietnam
•  H5N1 epidemic returns (Link)
•  Third case of bird flu infects northern woman (Link)

Research
•  Social Stress May Enhance The Immune Response To Influenza Virus (Link)
•  Influenza Virus-Specific Immunological Memory Is Enhanced by Repeated Social Defeat (Abstract) (Link)
•  H5N1 Avian Influenza DNA Vaccine Receives Korean Approval to Begin Clinical Trials (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Vaccine Failure In Europe  (Link)
•  Dr. Donohue: Pneumonia death in healthy young people is rare (Link)


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News Reports for March 2, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Feb 27, 2009 at 23:27:00 PM EST

China
•  New bird flu vaccine developed (Link)
Congo
•  Fight against bird flu (translated) (Link)
Egypt
•  WHO: Avian influenza - situation in Egypt - update 5 (Link)
Indonesia
•  Depok girl dies from suspected bird flu (Link)
•  Ansar, 5, Bird Flu Suspect Dies  (Link)
•  3 Medical Workers Suspect BF (Link)
Japan
•  Bird flu detected in second quail farm in central Japan (Link)
UK
•  Doctors to work outside normal practice in flu pandemic (Link)
•  Retired doctors may be recalled during a flu pandemic (Link)
Commentaries
•  Effect Measure: Piggy-backing flu on smallpox vaccine (Link)
General News
•  Exclusive Interview: Baxter explaining what really happened with H5N1 samples in Europe (Link)
•  The Evolution of Influenza Resistance and Treatment (Link)
•  Resistance to flu drug widespread in U.S. (Link)
•  Live-Virus Flu Vaccine Less Effective than Traditional Shot in Adults (Link)
•  Scientists find new drug target on bird flu virus (Link)
•  HHS Awards $487 Million Contract to Build First U.S. Manufacturing Facility for Cell-Based Influenza Vaccine (Link)
•  98 percent of all flu samples from the H1N (Link)

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News Reports for March 2

by: Nimbus

Sat Mar 01, 2008 at 23:39:09 PM EST

Summary of News for March 1, 2008
General
•    Reducing The Risk Of Flu and Other Communicable Illnesses In The Workplace (Link)
China
•    Hong Kong/undiagnosed pneumonias report (Link)
•    Guangzhou denying rumors (Link)
•    PRC's lack of transparency jeopardizes disease control (Link)
Egypt
•    Egyptian woman tests positive for bird flu-MENA (Link)
India
•    Prices of most daily-use items surge in February (Link)
Pakistan
•    Pakistan Poultry import policy hurts local industry (Link)
Phillipines
•    Surprising medical news - Manila (Link)
UK
•    Bird flu is back - UK 11th bird tests positive (Link)
United States
•    Centers for disease control expands quarantine system (Link)
•    County ill-equipped for health crisis at SFO - San Francisco (Link)
•    Disaster drill to mimic real chaos, test response quickness - SFO - CA (Link)
•    Report sick, dead wetland birds to state agency - Arizona (Link)
Vietnam
•    Officials warns of high risk of bird flu (Link)
Yemen
•    Yemen/birds dying (Link)
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