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March 29

News Reports for March 29, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 22, 2014 at 20:28:36 PM EDT

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Bangladesh
•  Bird flu hits Jessore (H5N1)(Link)

China
• Boro H7N9 cases has increased one case study, please Guangzhou Respiratory expert consultation (translated) (Link)
• Fujian Provincial Health Dept: added one case of human infection with H7N9 cases, 17 cases of sporadic cases of cumulative (translated) (Link)
• China reports 3 more human H7N9 cases (Link)

Guinea
• CIDRAP: More Ebola cases, deaths reported in Guinea (Link)
• WHO, Africa: SITREP #1 Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever, Guinea, 28 March 2014 (Link)

Netherlands
• Netherlands Overhauls Biosecurity Rules as Avian Flu Dispute Simmers (Link)

United States
• USDA approves S. Korea poultry imports; watchdog group cries foul (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: Study - Mutations during egg step cut last year's flu vaccine effectiveness (Link)
• Substantial Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Pandemic A/H1N1 Influenza in Mexico, Winter 2013-2014: Gradual Age Shift and Severity (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: WHO sees camels as MERS source, but route uncertain (Link)
• Lassa fever - Nigeria, Liberia  (Link)
• UN agency urges vigilance amid Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia (Link)


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News Reports for March 29, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 00:30:39 AM EDT

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India
• Gujarat: Narendra Modi's dismal record on swine flu is no Gujarat model (Link)
• Madhya Pradesh: Indore - Four more test positive for swine flu (Link)
• Infant, woman die of H1N1 (Link)

Mexico
• Bird flu spreads to 52 farms (translated) (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• Emirati man succumbs to Coronavirus (Link)

United States
• This year's flu season was long and tough, CDC says (Link)
• NY: Central New York: Flu making late season comeback in CNY (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: German study finds 2009 H1N1 more severe in second season (Link)
• 'More dangerous than SARS': Scientists warn of deadly new coronavirus (Link)

General
• WHO, DHA monitoring coronavirus situation (Link)
• Rate of new Novel Coronavirus infections accelerating - Novel Coronavirus - UAE Man Dies in Germany (Link)
• New coronavirus is potentially more deadly than SARS (Link)
• New coronavirus potentially more deadly than SARS: researchers (Link)


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News Reports for March 29, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sun Mar 25, 2012 at 18:32:07 PM EDT

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China
• Flu outbreak hits southern China (Link)

India
• Hyderabad: Woman dies of swine flu (Link)
• Sion youth latest swine flu case in Mumbai (Link)
• Swine Flu Claims One Life in Bhopal (Link)
• Swine flu: Maha Govt sets up panel on treatment (Link)
• Pune: Record 25,080 screened for H1N1 in district; 14 positive (Link)

Indonesia
• Finally Suspect Toddler Dies of Bird Flu (translated) (Link)

United States
• Biosecurity panel reconvenes to reexamine controversial bird flu studies (Link)
• DE: First case of antiviral-resistant flu confirmed in Delaware (Link)
• IL: Flu virus hitting Northshore School District hard (Link)
• OR: Flu Cases Increasing (Link)

Vietnam
• 31 year old treated for H5N1 (Link)

Research
• Genetic regulators hijacked by avian and swine flu viruses identified: UBC study (Link)
• Adjuvanted flu vaccine associated with child narcolepsy in Finland (Link)
• US tightens oversight of high-stakes research amid debate over man-made bird flu experiments (Link)

General
• Insufficient Bird Flu Surveillance (Link)


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News Reports for March 29, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Mar 26, 2011 at 21:19:46 PM EDT

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Bangladesh
•  Poultry industry at risk from bird flu in Bangladesh (Link)
•  7,866 fowls culled in Dinajpur (Link)

Canada
•  Ottawa: Flu cases overload CHEO emergency room (Link)

Egypt
•  WHO confirms 3 human H5N1 cases (1 fatal) (Link)

Honduras
•  Prepared for possible outbreak of H1N1 (Link)

Indonesia
•  Two Bird Flu Suspects Found in Fifty Cities  (Link)

Japan
•  Wild raccoons in Japan test positive for H5N1 antibodies (Link)
•  Flu complicates operations at Japan's evacuation centers (Link)

Mexico
•  Mexican governor says new H1N1 outbreak came from US (Link)
•  The City, on alert for influenza A H1N1 outbreak (Link)
•  Mexico: Ministry of Health rule out new A-H1N1 Outbreak (Link)

Republic of Ireland
•  Flu death toll reaches same level as swine outbreak (Link)

United States
•  NC: N.C. flu strain less sensitive to Tamiflu (Link)
•  TX: March Flu Numbers Down (Link)
•  TX: H1N1 Cases Cause Concern in El Paso & Juarez (Link)

Venezuela
•  Venezuela: increasing cases of H1N1 (Link)
•  Rose to 4 cases of H1N1 in Zulia and a total of 415 throughout the country: Minister Sader  (Link)
•   Sader: "The H1N1 vaccine does not prevent the flu" (Link)
•  Venezuelan Health minister confirms 415 cases of influenza AH1N1 (Link)

General
•  World ill-prepared for severe influenza pandemic: expert committee (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Death Toll Mounts In Chihuahua Mexico (Link)
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Deaths Extend To Jalisco Mexico (Link)


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News Reports for March 29, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 23:29:46 PM EDT

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Australia
•  Experts warn of double-whammy flu season (Link)

Canada
•  Alberta hit hard by H1N1 deaths (Link)

India
•  "Slow-down in Delhi swine flu cases" (Link)
•  Quarry worker tests positive for H1N1 (Link)
•  City on swine flu alert as man dies (Link)

Jordan
•  Jordan reallocates H1N1 flu vaccine funds (Link)

Kuwait
•  Bird imports from Denmark and Romania banned for bird flu disease  (Link)

Romania
•  Suspected H5N1 outbreak in Romania (Link)

United States
•  H1N1 flu may be on rebound in Southeast (Link)
•  Swine-flu activity in the Southeast raises new pandemic concerns (Link)
•  Georgia's Rise in Flu Hospitalizations Worries CDC (Link)
•  Fears of Third Wave of Swine Flu Rises (Link)

Vietnam
•  ProMED: New Bird Flu Outbreaks in Viet Nam (Update) (Link)

General
•  WHO: Independent experts to review swine flu outbreak, UN body's response starting April 12 (Link)
•  H1N1 Activity Shifts to Africa and Southern Hemisphere (Link)

Commentary
•  Effect Measure: Ducks, chickens, bits of DNA and warning signals of flu infection (Link)


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News Reports for March 29, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Mar 27, 2009 at 21:28:22 PM EDT

Dem. Rep. of Congo
•  Flu epidemic killing bonobos [chimpanzee species] in Congo sanctuary (Link)
Egypt
•  Qena: Two-Year-Old Toddler Contracts Bird Flu (Link)
Indonesia
•  Indramayu: Patients suspect Bird Flu Negative (Link)
United Kingdom
•  Pandemic flu guidance for businesses: risk assessment in the occupational setting (Link)
United States
•  AL: New program offers learning during lunch hour (Link)
•  IN: Guest column - Many volunteers needed to help if pandemic strikes (Link)
•  Hawaii working on list of who gets shots first in flu pandemic (Link)
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News Reports for March 29

by: AlohaOR

Sat Mar 29, 2008 at 00:57:12 AM EDT

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Russia: Suspect case -- poultry worker from Lipetsk
  • Eritrea - not new and possibly not H5N1
  • US: Three deaths from possible MRSA pneumonia in Kentucky with HCW involvement
  • US: NIOSH accepting comments until June 1 on health workers' PPE plan
  • US (MA): Pandemic flu training planned for April 1
  • Nepal:  Avian influenza - A serious threat
  • VietNam: HCMC dead patient tests negative for bird flu
  • Indonesia: RI bird flu virus - Let's keep in scientific loop
  • Bird flu can mutate to infect humans
  • Peru: Flu in a population without immunity
  • Australia: Perth study to check value of flu vaccine
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News Reports for March 29

by: Nimbus

Wed Mar 28, 2007 at 23:39:49 PM EDT

Summary of News for March 28, 2007

Afghanistan
    •   Bird Flu Surges in Afghanistan (Link)
Bangladesh
    •   Bangladesh seeks assistance with bird flu testing (Link)
    •   Bangladesh deploys army to fight bird flu epidemic (Link)
    •   'No bird flu in Ctg poultry farms' (Link)
    •   Bird flu continues to spread  (Link)
    •   Bird flu panic spreads Bangladesh (Link)
China
    •   China confirms new human case, death (Link)
    •   Anhui diagnosed case of highly pathogenic bird flu patients have died  (Link)
    •   China confirms human death from bird flu (Link)
Egypt
    •   Two New Human Cases Of Avian Influenza, Egypt  (Link)
    •   Egypt Cluster? (Link)
Indonesia
    •   Indonesia confirms three more bird flu deaths (Link)
    •   Indonesia to Send Bird Flu Samples, With Restrictions (Link)
    •   Indonesian dies after testing positive for bird flu (Link)
    •   Two people suspected of being killed by bird flu in Indonesia (Link)
    •   Death toll of bird flu hits 70 in Indonesia (Link)
Kuwait
    •   Bird flu panel `honestly' reporting all findings to public: Al-Shatti; `Dangerous to exchange rumours' (Link)
New Guinea
    •   Medical officers probe deaths in Sandaun (Link)
    •   Yapsie, PNG (Map) (Link)
United States
    •   AHIP Collaborates with Centers for Disease Control On Pandemic Planning Tool for Health Insurance Plans (Link)
General
    •   Pilot Orders Coughing Student Off Flight (Link)
    •   IOM - Mask Use Study = Ghost Story (Link)
    •   Doctors test double Tamiflu dose to cut H5N1 deaths (Link)
    •   WHO/Asean/Japan containment exercise next week (Link)
    •   WHO H5N1 avian influenza: Timeline of major events (Link)
    •   Who statement on the Indonesian meetings (Link)
    •   NEJM paper- Human H5N1 Influenza  (Link)
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