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March 22

News Reports for March 22

by: AlohaOR

Thu Mar 22, 2007 at 00:54:39 AM EDT

New Stories for Today    (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Indonesia - More than a virus buster
  • Pakistan - Bird sellers rejoice as flu fear fades
  • Pakistan - deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu in dead crows in Pakistan's capital
  • Kuwait - three more infected birds found
  • USA - Author to speak about avian influenza
  • Roche says no Tamiflu link
  • Prolonged, widespread flu hits bases in Europe
  • Trust for America's Health says U.S. flu pandemic could cause recession (3 articles)
  • USA - House committee OKs $969M for pandemic flu readiness
  • Indonesia warns vaccine inequity could threaten world peace
  • Feathers could yield map to predict bird flu outbreaks
  • Thailand joins Indonesia in Withholding bird flu data
  • Kuwait - Reports of new bird flu cases "groundless" -- Al-Shatti
  • Russian pharmaceutical to destroy bird flu
  • Health insurer pandemic influenza planning checklist
  • Micronesian leaders ask for help against bird flu
  • Bangladesh: Bird flu confirmed in poultry
  • Novel Influenza A is now a reportable disease
  • Saudi Arabia reports first bird flu outbreak in fowl
  • Texas: leaders make plans for flu outbreaks
Summary of News for March 21, 2007
•  Experts call for end to HK live poultry markets (Link) and (Link)
•  Health alert over Tamiflu (Link)
•  Three new birds carry avian flu in Kuwait (Link)
•  No cases of avian influenza [in humans] (Link)
Myanmar (Burma)
•  Bird flu spreads in Myanmar (Link)
New Zealand
•  New Zealand Department of Health releases more information on pandemic exercise (Link)
•  People advised precautions against bird flu (Link)
United States
•  Local scientists assisting with bird flu research (Link)
•  Remembering a killer--Survivors recall 1918 influenza epidemic (Link)
•   Clock ticking on antiflu offer (Florida) (Link)
•  Univ. of Rochester studies one vaccine for flus both seasonal and avian (Link)
•  WHO to push companies to make vaccine in poor nations (Link)
•  U.N. wants tougher bird flu controls (Link)
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News Reports for March 22, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 15, 2014 at 23:10:25 PM EDT

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• International Effort Underway to Control Bird Flu in Cambodia (H5N1) (Link)

• Ontario: Six are treated for swine flu virus at Glasgow Royal Infirmary (Link)

• Hong Kong: Two additional overseas cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome closely monitored by DH (Link)
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of one additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
• China Reports Another H7N9 Human Infection (Link)
• Guangdong Province: 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)
• Jiangsu Provincial Health Dept.: Province newly diagnosed one case of confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translate) (Link)

• Punjab: 2 confirmed case of swine flu in Ludhiana (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Saudi MOH: (Health) announces the injury (3) cases of Corona virus in Riyadh (translated) (Link)

United Kingdom
• Scotland: CAMH dealing with swine flu outbreak at College St. location (Link)

• Spillover of pH1N1 to Swine in Cameroon: Investigation of Risk Factors (Link)
• Highly pathogenic H7N7 avian influenza in Italy (Link)
• The PB2 E627K mutation contributes to the high polymerase activity and enhanced replication of H7N9 influenza virus (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for March 22, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 19:51:16 PM EDT

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• Guangdong Province: H1N1-infected boy critical in south China (Link)

• Gujarat: No one can deny treatment to swine flu patients - HC (Link)

• Brother of swine flu-hit doc contracts disease (Link)
• Staffers who attended swine flu patient at HFH tested negative (Link)

• Pain reliever naproxen shows anti-viral activity against flu (Link)

• Experts: Broad global cooperation required for novel coronavirus cases (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for March 22, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 17, 2012 at 15:58:12 PM EDT

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•  Maharashtra: Swab test of 39-year-old who died on March 19 returns positive; docs say rising mercury will put end to virus (Link)
•  Rajasthan: 'Swine flu has targeted mostly women, kids' (Link)
•  Maharashtra: 7th swine flu death in city (Link)
•  Maharashtra: Pune civic body lifts the burden off poor swine flu patients (Link)

•  Bird Flu confirmed in Bhaisepati farm (Link)

•  AVA to conduct "bird flu exercise" (Link)

•  Medline Introduces Nation's First U.S. Antiviral Face Mask That Inactivates Flu Viruses (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for March 22, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 19, 2011 at 23:12:20 PM EDT

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•  HK reports new A/H1N1 flu-related death (Link)

•  Zoonosis centre to be set up in city (Link)

•  Over 500 pigs die of blue ear disease in Myanmar second largest city (Link)

•  H5N2 bird flu reported at poultry farm in southern Taiwan (Link)
•  Flu season slowly drawing to a close (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Planning For Future flu Pandemics (Link)

United States
•  CA: Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus in 3 Wildlife Species, San Diego, California, USA (Link)
•  MO: Flu closes Butte school (Link)

•  Venezuela's Confirmed Swine Flu Cases Climbs To 85 (Link)
•  Venezuela's Confirmed Swine Flu Cases Climbs To 100 (Link)

•  Outbreaks of H1N1 and dengue fever reported in Vietnam (Link)

•  Genetic characterization of avian influenza subtype H4N6 and H4N9 from live bird market, Thailand (Link)

•  Preliminary studies show lower flu-shot effectiveness in Europe (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for March 22, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sun Mar 21, 2010 at 23:52:14 PM EDT

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•  Roxon urges Australians to get free swine flu shots before season begins (Link)
•  Roxon warns swine flu still dangerous (Link)

•  Macao flu outbreak (Link)

•  New case of bird flu in 4 year old  (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine flu spread by jet-setting private school children, expert claims (Link)

United States
•  FL: Few Floridians seek swine flu vaccination now (Link)
•  NC: H1N1 outbreak caused by patient transmission (Link)
•  OH: Swine flu vaccines left over in Ohio (Link)

•  US helps prevent and fight bird flu in Vietnam (Link)

•  Study: Chest X-rays can help predict which H1N1 patients are at greatest risk (Link)
•  Health-Care Worker Vaccination Rates Remain Perilously Low (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for March 22, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Mar 20, 2009 at 22:25:51 PM EDT

•  Supari Rejects Foreign Assistance (translated) (Link)
•  "In the Kharkiv region recorded the mass deaths of wild geese" (translated) (Link)
•  More on dead geese (Link)
United States
•  IN: Medical professionals forming disaster group (Link)
•  UT: Tooele County tests strategy for pandemic (Link)
•  Mekong woman dies, bird flu suspected (Link)
•  Likely H5N1 Fatality in Soc Trang Southern Vietnam (Link)
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News Reports for March 22

by: gardner

Sat Mar 22, 2008 at 00:18:33 AM EDT

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Ministry of Health: No bird flu in Lebanon (two stories)
  • Japan-funded project helps to fight bird flu
  • Turkey quarantines village after bird flu confirmed
  • VietNam: Free-range ducks pose bird flu risk in Mekong Delta
  • The fear factor: 2 new books
  • USA - NY - What if a Flu Like 1918's Broke Out Now?
  • USA - IA - Military, agencies train for disaster
  • Viet Nam - Human tests of Vietnam-produced H5N1 vaccine allowed
  • India - 20,000 chicks culled in Malda
  • Austrailia - Parents warned of new killer flu (not h5n1)
There's More... :: (28 Comments, 580 words in story)

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