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March 25

News Reports For March 25

by: MaMa

Sat Mar 24, 2007 at 23:09:20 PM EDT

New Stories for Today  (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Don't count on masks if bird flu strikes
  • Panic grips poultry farms in Bangladesh after bird-flu detected
  • Bangladesh - Bird flu alert in Tripura
  • Indian tiger reserve losing tigers
  • Bangladesh - 33,000 chickens culled
  • Poor countries to square off with WHO over access to bird flu vaccine
  • Tamiflu users under 10 also had disorders, agency told
  • No need for poultry vaccination in Europe - U.N. vet
  • Army called in Bangladesh to cull chickens
  • Poor Nations, WHO Spar Over Flu Vaccines
  • Some [people] being treated in Bangladesh
  • Infected birds already sold and shipped in Bangladesh
  • More Bangladesh economic worries
Summary of News for March 24, 2007
Bangladesh
    •   Chicken farmers protest bird flu cull (Link)
    •   US Embassy- Warden message for Bangladesh (Link)
    •   Biman Poultry Farms (Link)and (Link to info on FAO study regarding the combination of poultry and cat-fish farming-One of the study locales was Biman Poultry Farms in Savar, Bangladesh)
    •   Biman Poultry- a subsidary of Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Link)and (Link)
    •   Bird flu takes heavy toll on them (Gazipur) (Link)
China
    •   Hong Kong official: Source of mild bird flu infection unclear; no immediate risk (H9N2) (Link)
Laos
    •   Bird flu damage estimated at 6 billion kip (Link)
Australia
    •   Undiagnosed Deaths, Bovine-Australia (New South Wales) (Link)
General
    •   Bird flu vaccine for humans to be tested in four countries (Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan) (Link)
    •   Global Computer Grid To Analyze Bird Flu (Link)
    •   WHO: Progress Towards Ensuring Developing Countries' Access to Bird Flu Vaccine (Link)
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News Reports for March 25, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 22, 2014 at 20:27:27 PM EDT

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Canada
• Man in Canadian hospital with Ebola-like symptoms after travel to Africa (Link)
• Ebola ruled out in case of hospitalized Saskatoon man CTV News Channel: Man tests negative for Ebola (Link)

China
• WHO chief raises prospect of ban on live poultry sales (Link)
• Hong Kong: Fever tourist with travel history under CHP investigation (Link)
• Hong Kong: CHP notified of an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Mainland (Link)
•  Guangdong Province 1 new confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza (translated) (Link)

Guinea
• CIDRAP: Ebola outbreak kills 59 in Guinea (Link)
• WHO: Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Guinea - update (Link)

Kingdom of Tonga
• Tonga hopes to contain severe flu in coming weeks (Link)

New Zealand
• Swine flu puts eight in hospital (Link)
• Swine flu epidemic stumps experts (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Saudi Arabia reports 3 serious MERS-CoV infections (Link)

Research
• This Could Be Big: Super-Cheap Paper Microscope Could Save Millions of Lives (Link)
• Evaluating the virucidal efficacy of hydrogen peroxide vapour (Link)
• Severe H7N9 Infection Is Associated with Decreased Antigen-Presenting Capacity of CD14+ Cells (PLoS ONE, abstract, edited) (Link)
• Open Access Immune derangement occurs in patients with H7N9 avian influenza (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: Caribbean chikungunya cases approach 16,000 (Link)
• Cambodia, Vietnam Agree on Stronger Bird Flu Monitoring (H5N1) (Link)


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News Reports for March 25, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 00:03:32 AM EDT

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Canada
• Ontario: Doctor against mandatory flu shots for health-care workers with current vaccine (Link)

China
• China pulls 1,000 dead ducks from Sichuan river (Link)

Germany
• NEW CASE...killer virus in Munich: patient in hospital (Link)

India
• Maharashtra: 4 patients infected with H1N1; critical (Link)
• Gujarat: 2 more test positive for swine flu in Surat (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• WHO: people were newly infected with "Corona" in Saudi Arabia (translated) (Link)

United States
• CDC: Novel (New) Coronavirus in the Arabian Peninsula and United Kingdom (Link)
• FDA delays approval of GSK bird flu vaccine  (Link)

Research
• Really? The Claim: The Flu Shot Can Worsen Asthma (Link)
• Masks viable way to prevent flu, experts say  (Link)
• Study shows certain T cells are stimulated to provide protective antibody responses with flu vaccines (Link)
• How can we prepare better for emergencies?  (Link)
• Cleverly Designed Vaccine Blocks H5 Avian Influenza In Models (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Most Mild Beta2c Coronavirus Cases In Jeddah KSA (Link)
• Helen Barnswell: Superspreaders could turn new coronavirus into a SARS-like (Link)
• Maggie Koerth-Baker: Disease superspreaders and the new coronavirus (Link)
• Michael Coston: Hong Kong - Three CHP Updates On NCoV (Link)


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News Reports for March 25, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Mar 25, 2012 at 00:07:49 AM EDT

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India
• Goa: Doctors told to inform health department in case of swine flu cases (Link)
• New Delhi: Influenza viruses circulate in Delhi throughout the year (Link)
• India Swine Flu (H1N1) update: 14 dead, over 150 cases (Link)
• Gujarat health dept on swine flu alert (Link)
• Maharashtra: 14 test positive for H1N1 (Link)

United States
• MN: Flu Still Circulating Around Minnesota (Link)
• MT: Influenza puts restrictions on visitation (Link)

Research
• Scientists find gene that can make flu a killer(Link)

General
• Video: Satyajit Rath - Explaining new findings on H5N1 (Bird Flu) Transmissibility (Link)


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News Reports for March 25, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 19, 2011 at 23:13:02 PM EDT

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Bangladesh
•  67 H5N1 outbreaks in poultry (Link)

India
•  Swine flu cases continue to rise in Delhi (Link)

Indonesia
•  WHO confirms H5N1 case (Link)
•  Indonesia: Suspected Bird Flu patient 26 y.o. dies (translated) (Link)

Mexico
•  H1N1 outbreak in Ciudad Juarez (Link)
•  El Pasoan treated for H1N1 in Chihuahua (Link)
•  Within hours confirmed case of H1N1 (translated) (Link)
•  Reported 15 cases of influenza A (H1N1) in Chihuahua (translated) (Link)
•  Chihuahua alert decreed A/H1N1 flu outbreak (translated) (Link)

Netherlands
•  Bird flu (H7) found in southwestern the Netherlands - gov't (Link)
•  Bird flu (H7) strain discovered in the Netherlands (Link)

United States
•  MN: Spike in flu activity reported by Minnesota Dept. of Health (Link)
•  WA: Flu patient dies at Everett hospital, second in region (Link)

Venezuela
•  Swine flu cases rise to 179 in Venezuela (Link)

General
•  Crowd-sourced realtime radiation monitoring in Japan (Link)
•  Using Google For Flu Trends, Gathering Intelligence (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Atypical Pneumonia Death Cluster In Juarez Mexico (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Death Clusters Spread Throughout Chihuahua Mexico (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Chihuahua Mexico Declares Epidemic Alert On H1N1 Clusters (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Warning Expands As Virus Spreads Throughout Mexico (Link)


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News Reports for March 25, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sun Mar 21, 2010 at 23:53:55 PM EDT

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Angola
•  H1N1 Flu Epidemiological Situation Still Stable (Link)

Bhutan
•  New outbreak of H5N1 in birds  (Link)

Cambodia
•  Influenza-Like Illness ,Fatal - Cambodia Mondulkiri (Link)

Denmark
•  Another case of H7 on Danish duck farm (Link)

Ghana
•  6 Students Get Swine Flu (Link)

India
•  Vendor caught selling "dead chicken" in Dimapur (Link)

Uganda
•  Undiagnosed Illness, POX VIRUS Suspected (Link)
•  WHO investigating smallpox outbreak (Link)

United States
•  US: CIDRAP - As H1N1 vaccinations taper, CDC lists changes in distribution (Link)
•  NBSB webinar tomorrow (Link)
•  GA: Swine Flu Hospitalizations Up in Georgia (Link)
•  MN: 2 new swine flu deaths confirmed (Link)

Research
•  A protein of wild ducks may protect bird flu (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Study shows 1918 and 2009 pandemic viruses share key feature (Link)
•  Study finds surgical masks provided effective protection of health-care workers against H1N1 (Link)

General
•  WHO says H5N1 threat persists (Link)

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News Reports for March 25, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Mar 20, 2009 at 22:27:05 PM EDT

Indonesia
•  'Mx' gene in indigenous chickens keeps the flu away: Study (Link)
•  Supari Wants to Review Vaccinations (Link)
•  One Brother is a Bird Flu Suspect (translated) (Link)
•  Pekanbaru hospital treats bird flu suspect (Link)
•  Suspected bird flu (translated) (Link)
Nepal
•  No quarantine for patients with lethal TB strain (Link)
Nigeria
•  Newcastle Disease in Kaduna, Nigeria (Link)
UK
•  CII warns on flu pandemic (Link)
USA
•  SHEA meeting reports on flu immunization in HCW's (Link)
•  Nashville, TN seeks emergency volunteers (Link)
•  Colorado Health officials discuss pandemic issue (Link)
•  U.S. program ups bioterror readiness (Link)
Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Suspect H5N1 Cluster in Garut Indonesia (Link)
•  Two South Jakarta Districts Declared Bird Flu Red Spot Areas (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Accelerated H1N1 Tamiflu Resistance Via Vaccine Mismatch (Link)
General News
•  Bird flu expert David Nabarro doubles duties (Link)
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News Reports for March 25

by: gardner

Tue Mar 25, 2008 at 00:06:16 AM EDT

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • US: Guidelines for epidemics: Who gets a ventilator?
  • Don't just blame the chickens for bird flu outbreaks
  • VereFlu portable lab-on-chip for detection of bird flu
  • USA - HI - Military donates flu vaccine to Pacific islands
  • USA - PR - Qui Diaz Joins Livingston Communications as Director of Strategy
  • USA - VA - Resarchers simulate the threat of a pandemic influenza
  • Thailand - Flu stockpiles
  • USA - WA - Gates Foundation $25 million grant goes to WSU
  • Micronesia - Importers briefed on quarantine regs
  • Adapting Standards of Care Under Extreme Conditions
  • Effect Measure: Indonesia and collateral damage of their flu policy
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