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News Reports

News Reports for December 29

by: Nimbus

Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 22:54:39 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • China - Live chicken sales resume in Hong Kong
  • Fifth Anniversary of H5N1 Recombinomics Commentary
  • Congo - Ebola outbreak claims two more
  • USA - VA - Hampton schools update flu plan
  • USA - CT - Group discusses U.S. health care
  • Canada - Rates of hospital-acquired infection rising in Canada
  • Effect Measure: Today is bird flu's birthday
  • India - Bird Flu Spreads To New Areas In Assam
  • Phillippines - Deadlier than Ebola virus
  • Viet Nam - Bird flu found at two Vietnam poultry farms
  • Bahrain - Flu watchdog lab planned
There's More... :: (30 Comments, 275 words in story)

News Reports for October 18

by: Nimbus

Fri Oct 17, 2008 at 20:34:50 PM EDT

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There's More... :: (24 Comments, 368 words in story)

News Reports for October 13

by: Nimbus

Sun Oct 12, 2008 at 23:41:42 PM EDT

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New Stories for Today:
  • Additional info on 2 patients in isolation in South Africa
  • WHO: ASIA: Countries lagging in flu pandemic plans, UN warns
  • USA - NV - Agencies' free flu shot clinics help in emergency training
  • USA - CO - Monday Medical: Be prepared for flu pandemic
  • USA - UT - Trading Training / Nurses to do trauma training in China, gain experience
  • Indonesia's bird flu warrior takes on the world
  • USA - PA - PuriCore Board and Organizational Changes
  • South Africa - New virus case confirmed
  • South Africa - Hunting Virus X
  • USA - Preventing an Outbreak: McCain and Obama on Pandemics
There's More... :: (43 Comments, 361 words in story)

News Reports for October 9

by: gardner

Thu Oct 09, 2008 at 00:26:58 AM EDT

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New Stories for Today:
  • UK: 'Vaccinate now' to beat bird flu
  • Flu vaccine to the lungs
  • Botswana: Infectious Disease Strikes
  • Viet Nam seeks world help with avian-flu vaccination
  • UK - Novartis booster jab may protect against avian flu in a week
  • Viet Nam - UN pledges further support for bird flu prevention
  • Canada - Businesses not disaster ready
  • Canada - Pandemic would create logistical problems
  • USA - OK - Mom: May the God of Thunder always be with you
  • USA - ID - New Idaho Health Website Warns of Flu Pandemic
  • Zambia: Mysterious Disease Dangerous
  • Zimbabwe: Mystery Disease
  • Response team to help tackle killer virus
  • From dead babies to mystery plagues - what is still hidden?
  • South Africa: Killer-fever: No need to panic
  • South Africa: Warning on infected dead bodies
  • Farm duck positive for H5N1 bird flu in Germany
There's More... :: (49 Comments, 448 words in story)

News Reports for September 22

by: gardner

Sun Sep 21, 2008 at 23:38:55 PM EDT

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New Stories for Today:
  • India (Coimbatore): Fever cases under surveillance
  • Australia - Health service plans for flu pandemic
  • Canada - Politicians must bridge divide, address health care in election
  • USA - TX - Pandemic Flu Panel Seeks to Prepare Businesses
  • Indonesia - Poultry News
  • 'Viral sovereignty' must be stamped out to save lives
  • A New Suspect Human Case In Egypt (article also has great praise for all the work done by pugmom and the other translators -- a must-read!)
There's More... :: (24 Comments, 245 words in story)

News Reports for September 15

by: Nimbus

Sun Sep 14, 2008 at 23:12:53 PM EDT

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New Stories for Today:
  • Canada - Health officials watching whether flu viruses are becoming resistant to drug
  • USA - Guam - Senator stresses need for region-wide pandemic plan
  • USA - `Flu Fatigue' Poses Public Health Threat, WHO Says
  • USA - Little flu factories (not bird flu but a good look at flu)
  • Philippines - EC holds avian influenza prevention workshop in Cebu
  • Ukraine - Training against bird flu starts in Ukraine
  • USA - VT - Burlington Officials to discuss flu pandemic preparedness Tuesday
  • USA - NY - Ask About Emergency Preparedness
  • Netherlands - New AI vaccine developed (poultry only)
  • McCain & Obama weigh in on Pandemics
  • Bird flu back in Africa
There's More... :: (29 Comments, 276 words in story)

News Reports for September 11

by: gardner

Wed Sep 10, 2008 at 23:11:51 PM EDT

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New Stories for Today:
  • Pakistan: Bird flu fear
  • Recombinomics Commentary: Spread of Uvs Lake H5N1 to Togo
  • Ukraine and the US working together
  • USA (VA) Hospital Uses Computer to Plan for Flu
  • Crofsblog: Pakistan worries about H5N1
There's More... :: (10 Comments, 334 words in story)

News Reports for September 10

by: gardner

Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 23:02:37 PM EDT

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New Stories for Today:
  • Indonesia (Jakarta) International solidarity secures global health
  • Togo - Officials confirm bird-flu outbreak
  • EU health ministers rehearse for major health crises
  • USA (TN) To find better vaccine, VU studies 1918 flu survivors
  • USA (NC) UNC lands record grant
  • CIDRAP - Indonesia confirms 2 H5N1 cases reported earlier
  • USA (Delaware) One more thought on the issue with the emu at the refuge
  • USA - Pa. health secretary Dr. Calvin B. Johnson resigns to take new post
  • USA (CA) Stop, drop, survive
  • USA (Indiana) State urges citizens to be prepared for emergencies
  • USA (Ohio) Smart ways to protect against, supress the spread of flu
  • Hong Kong Respiratory Tract Infection Outbreak
  • Togo quarantines village in suspected bird flu case
There's More... :: (18 Comments, 385 words in story)

News Reports for September 9

by: gardner

Mon Sep 08, 2008 at 23:29:21 PM EDT

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New Stories for Today:
  • Laos Reporting Bird Flu
  • Bird flu found in northern Laos
  • South African poultry industry ready to act
  • USA - IL- 'Life Smart for Women' organizing
  • Cambodia - Phnom Penh - Poultry vendors educated about bird flu, sanitation
  • Viet Nam - Seminar on media's role in epidemic prevention
  • USA - NJ - PediatricRespiratory.org Announces a Two-Part, Live CME/CE Webcast Series on RSV and Pediatric Influenza
  • USA - CA - Recent Reports of Mexico Suspending Food Shipments to U.S. Raise Concerns About Prop. 2
  • Indonesia Reports First Avian Flu Cases Since June (Update1)
  • Universal flu vaccine tests start in UK
  • Indonesia Confirms 112th Human Bird Flu Death
There's More... :: (30 Comments, 322 words in story)

News Reports for September 4

by: gardner

Wed Sep 03, 2008 at 23:52:35 PM EDT

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New Stories for Today:
  • Predicting a pandemic-Could a pandemic happen in this day and age?
  • Taiwan:Virologists working on DNA vaccines for H5N1 virus
  • CEO Addresses Illinois Business Leaders About Developing Pandemic And Business Continuity Plans
  • MDRNA Receives Additional Funding from National Institutes of Health
  • NIH Funds Discovery Of New Influenza Inhibitors By Integral Molecular, Inc.
  • USA - GA - University of GA - "UGA today"
  • Idaho Bird Farm Quarantined With Low-path Bird Flu
  • Hong Kong Mystery Death
  • USA - WI - Health Officials Concerned About Pandemic Outbreaks
  • USA - WI - PANDEMIC PLANS
  • USA - TX   Pandemic Flu Concerns Prompt One-of-a-Kind Handbook
    There's More... :: (15 Comments, 271 words in story)

    News Reports for August 17

    by: Nimbus

    Sat Aug 16, 2008 at 23:13:03 PM EDT

    Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
    New Stories for Today:
    • Croftsblog commentary on 'Bird Flu In Indonesia: Prevalence, Mortality, And Action'
    • USA - TX - Williamson County and Cities Health District Presents the 5th Annual School and Public Health Nurses
    • USA - KY - This Week's Business Calendar (pandemic speaker)
    • Viet Nam - Bird flu disease reoccurred in Ben Tre
    • S Korea declares itself bird flu-free zone
    • Africa - Uganda: New Strain of Bird Flu Poses a Major Threat
    • A flu scare in the Philippines
    There's More... :: (18 Comments, 289 words in story)

    News Reports for April 23

    by: Nimbus

    Tue Apr 22, 2008 at 23:58:30 PM EDT

    Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
    New Stories for Today:
    • US Florida - Health department Don't touch dead birds
    • Singapore - Sweeping powers to tackle public health emergency
    • U.S. rejects bird flu allegations
    • food rationing in America
    • Mercury India to cull as bf resurfaces
    • Suspected bird flu reported in S. Korea
    • Important new flu paper in Cell: part I
    • more on Bill Steiger the HHS official reporting from Indonesia
    • Chemoprophylaxis for H5N1 Confirmed Soldier
    • Rapid flu response planned by Sepragen, Neugenesis
    • H5N1 Spread in Korea Raises Co-Infection Concerns
    • Fears over London disease lab
    • Indonesia says bird flu virus-sharing battle not about money
    • Varolii Introduces Industry's First Complete Suite of Workforce Continuity Applications
    • US - Sherbon - MA - Community Notes - Pandemic Volunteers
    • Politically correct names given to flu viruses
    • How to Clip Bird Flu's Wings
    There's More... :: (121 Comments, 624 words in story)

    News Reports for March 7

    by: gardner

    Thu Mar 06, 2008 at 23:43:26 PM EST

    New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
    • Bird flu hits Vietnam's capital
    • Can "presumed consent" justify the duty to treat infectious diseases?
    • USA (AZ-Mohave County) Disaster exercises on agenda; emergency planning meeting
    • Dead bird in Hong Kong tests positive for H5N1 bird flu
    • Vietnam runs short on Tamiflu as avian influenza spreads
    • Hong Kong holds avian flu drill
    • Coming up with a flu plan - Maryland - USA
    • Human Humility and the Flu Virus - world
    • The evolution of human influenza A
    Summary of News for March 6, 2008
    General
    •   Tamiflu: Flu drug can kill, FDA warns - USA (Link)
    •   New H5N1 history chart (Link)
    Canada
    •   Stockpiling gas puts small town at risk, Newfoundland, Canada (Link)
    Nepal
    •   Nepal: No bird-flu here, says expert (Link)
    South Africa
    •   Havoc as fuel pumps run dry - Cape town - South Africa (Link)
    United Arab Emirates
    •   Profit-hit bakeries seek price rise - UAE (Link)
    United States
    •   Alabama plans ahead in case of pandemic - AL - USA (Link)
    •   Pay hikes latest brouhaha aired at Mansfield board meeting - Mansfield - Mass - USA (Link)
    •   Burlington County seeks volunteers for Citizen Corps - NJ - USA (Link)
    •   States vary on who can close schools for illness - USA (Link)
    •   GSK bird flu vaccine provides more positive data - USA (Link)
    •   Join us: live discussions in the first of three web seminars - March 13th - HHS - USA (Link)
    •   Churches to receive disaster preparedness booklets (Link)
    Vietnam
    •   Viet Nam: Bird flu circles over month of May (Link)
    •   Vietnam tops the world for type A/H5N1 patients - Viet Nam (Link)
    •   Minister forecasts massive bird flu outbreak in May - Viet Nam (Link)
    There's More... :: (32 Comments, 313 words in story)

    News Reports for March 4

    by: Nimbus

    Mon Mar 03, 2008 at 23:49:09 PM EST

    Summary of News for March 3, 2008
    General
    •    Reports of Increased Survival in Bird Flu Patients Taking Tamiflu (Link)
    •    Bird flu update: 3 March 2008 (Link)
    Bangladesh
    •    Nipah virus returns Claims 8 lives so far (Link)
    Canada
    •    Medical tent to aid Edmonton hospital in flu pandemic preparations (Link)
    Thailand
    •    Man suspected of contracting bird flu in Chaiyaphum (Link)
    United States
    •    CA - STATE ISSUES NEW "SURGE CAPACITY" GUIDELINES FOR HEALTH CARE FACILITIES (Link)
    •    National Safety Council is offering materials for pandemic preparation training (Link)
    There's More... :: (38 Comments, 313 words in story)

    News Reports for February 24

    by: gardner

    Sat Feb 23, 2008 at 23:54:55 PM EST

    New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
    • U.S. flu season worsens as new vaccines ordered
    • VA: Virginia Beach prepares for the possibility of a pandemic flu outbreak
    • USA: upcoming IOM workshop
    • China: New human case (2 articles)
    • Bangladesh:  Bird flu spreads alarmingly as more fowls culled
    Summary of News for February 23, 2008
    General
    •   Infectious diseases may drive the world to war (Link)
    Bahrain
    •   Bahrain has banned the import of live chickens from Pakistan (Link)
    Pakistan
    •   Pakistan: KARACHI: Bird flu fears hit Malir farm (Link)
    United States
    •   USA (Hawaii) Concern about lack of testing of flu victims here. (No Link)
    •   NIOSH Issues Alert on Protecting Poultry Workers (Link)
    •   West Va. Health officials release pandemic video (Link and Link)
    There's More... :: (22 Comments, 315 words in story)

    News Reports for February 22

    by: gardner

    Thu Feb 21, 2008 at 23:31:35 PM EST

    New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
    • Some Vietnamese suspectedly infected with bird flu
    • Indonesia Sends Bird Flu Samples to WHO
    • From Effect Measure this article on mosquitoes, blowflies and kidneys...
    • 2 Mutations Were Critical to Spread of 1918 Flu
    • Indonesia resumes bird flu samples to WHO
    • Thailand detects minor mutation in bird flu virus
    • WHO confirmation of case in China
    Summary of News for February 21, 2008
    General
    •   Yahoo News headline: Bird flu remains dangerous as it continues to mutate (Link)
    •   Two confirmations from WHO (Indonesia & Viet Nam) (Link)
    •   Effect Measure: Bird flu, mosquitoes and blowflies (Link)
    •   Next Year's Flu Vaccine Gets Overhaul (Link)
    •   Update on Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus Infection in Humans (Link)
    China
    •   China Says 41-Year-Old Man Dies From Bird (Link)
    •   More on Chinese death this am (Link)
    •   Second China bird-flu man dies (Link)
    •   Chinese overview (Link)
    Finland
    •   Finland: Poultry to be Kept Inside during Spring Bird Migration (Link)
    India
    •   Suspected bird-flu case in Meghalaya, India (Link)
    Nigeria
    •   Nigeria: Bird Flu - Experts Caution On Bio-Security (Link)
    Pakistan
    •   Abbotabad, NW Pakistan: BF resurfaces (Link)
    United Kingdom
    •   Be prepared for disaster, warns new website (Link and Link to website in question)
    United States
    •   CIDRAP: CDC says state preparedness much improved since 2001 (Link)
    Vietnam
    •   Vietnamese Man Suspected to Have Died From Bird Flu (Link)
    •   Man from Bac Lieu, VietNam dies (Link)
    •   Bird flu leading suspect in southern man's death (Link)
    There's More... :: (18 Comments, 315 words in story)

    News Reports for February 9

    by: gardner

    Sat Feb 09, 2008 at 00:07:33 AM EST

    New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
    • Nepal: No bird flu here, say officials
    • Bhutan: Survey checks bird flu
    • Thailand: Phichit man negative (by blood test)
    • Internet service in Egypt should be restored to normal by Monday
    • USA: Flu Vaccine to Be Kept in Reserve
    • Russia: A new anti-viral drug against avian flu is ready for testing on humans
    • USA NY: Are we ready for a pandemic?
    • Indian bird flu sit makes Hawaii TV news
    Summary of News for February 8, 2008
    Armenia
    •   Armenia sets up surveillance along Turkish border (Link)
    Bangladesh
    •   Dhaka raises compensation as avian flu spreads (Link)
    Dominican Republic
    •   Jesuit priest sees "cat in the bag" in Haiti-Dominican fowl row (Link)
    Georgia
    •   Guidelines for Healthcare Facilities Management In Abkhazia (Link)
    India
    •   When the bird flu - India (Link)
    Thailand
    •   Man suspected of contracting bird flu in Thai north (Link)
    •   Phicit/Man also has "breathing difficulties" (Link)
    Turkey
    •   Turkey: Bird flu under control, poultry sales unaffected (Link)
    United States
    •   Colorado Preps For Pandemic Flu (Link)
    •   National Biodefense Science Board Meeting: Day 2 - Blog (Link)
    •   PanFlu makes it into presidential campaign discussion [PanFlu funding a small part of funding that McCain voted against] (Link and Link)
    •   Harvey discusses bills at the 2008-10 budget session- LOVELL Wyoming - USA (Link)
    •   Bird flu presentation at Franklinton AARP - Franklinton - Louisiana - USA (Link)
    •   Emergency Filtration Products Issues Testing Update (Link)
    •   Active surveillance key to controlling bird flu: minister - Islamabad (Link)
    •   CDC weekly flu report -seasonal (Link)
    Vietnam
    •   Eating Rats in Viet Nam (Link)
    There's More... :: (16 Comments, 313 words in story)

    News Reports for February 6

    by: gardner

    Wed Feb 06, 2008 at 01:08:54 AM EST

    New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
    • 'Mysterious' bird flu baffles Indonesian scientists
    • Hong Kong reserve closed on suspected bird flu case
    • Recombionics Commentary: False Negatives in India Raise Pandemic Concerns
    • Bird flu found in poultry in Turkey
    • DHS to promote Charbo - USA, New infrastructure and risk management person
    • Transportation Security Administration blog - USA Meet the bloggers
    • County participates in pandemic flu exercise for second year in row - USA (Ohio)
    • Warning over length of flu pandemic - UK nurses
    • Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Community Resiliency - JAMA USA
    • City school board reviews flu policy, math program - NC USA
    • New Target For Preventing And Treating Flu Discovered
    • Andhra Pradesh, India: Serum samples of poultry birds to be collected
    Summary of News for February 5, 2008
    General
    •   New swine flu subtype has avian flu genes (Link)
    •   The global impacts of bird flu - Singapore (Link)
    •   Bird flu: Interactive map - UK news (Link)
    Bangladesh
    •   Over 30 districts affected by bird flu in Bangladesh (Link)
    Canada
    •   Quarantine Lifted For Bird Flu Farm (strain of flu not mentioned) - Canada (Link)
    •   Bird Health Information Sessions (Canada)... (Link)
    Dominican Republic
    •   Dominican Republic: New chickens tested positive to the virus H5N2 (Link)
    Egypt
    •   Egypt: H5N1 down 40% in 2008 (Link)
    India
    •   India: WB bans poultry trade to stop bird flu outbreak (Link)
    •   India's risky bird flu offensive (Link)
    •   Fresh bird deaths in West Bengal as culling continues (Link)
    •   Plea against culling order - India (Link)
    •   India fails to contain avian flu outbreak - UK news (Link)
    •   Indian state bans poultry trade to curb bird flu (Link)
    •   India fails to contain avian flu outbreak (Link)
    Indonesia
    •   Bali to hold festivals in support of Visit Indonesia Year (Link)
    •   WHO: H5N1 strikes two more Indonesians (Link)
    Pakistan
    •   Pakistan poultry workers being tested for bird flu (Link)
    •   Pakistan tests 13 people for bird flu amid poultry outbreak  (Link and Link)
    Saudi Arabia
    •   Saudi Arabia on high alert over bird flu (Link)
    Spain
    •   Spain Ministry of Defense and of Health: protocol for the establishment of a production line of antivirals (google translation) (Link)
    Turkey
    •   Turkey quarantines three villages after bird flu scare (Link)
    United Kingdom
    •   Scotland plans to strengthen resilience to major emergencies (Link)
    United States
    •   USA: Expanding State Partnership Program eyes the Pacific (Link)
    •   Campaign uses humor to highlight seriousness of influenza (Link and Link)
    •   Bush Requests $501.7 Million for OSHA FY 2009 Funding (Link)
    •   $360,120 grant received to prep for emergencies- AZ, USA (Link)
    •   Flu outbreak at University of Virginia (Link)
    •   HHS budget proposal cuts state preparedness, boosts food safety (Link and Link)
    •   WA: Business not as usual: New video helps local businesses and agencies prepare for pandemic flu (Link)
    •   Ohio: Clark, Champaign counties' health districts take part in regional health exercise (Link)
    Vietnam
    •   Vietnam alert to bird flu outbreaks among fowls, humans (Link)
    •   New Zealand to assist Vietnam in education (Link)
    There's More... :: (60 Comments, 313 words in story)

    News Reports for February 5

    by: gardner

    Mon Feb 04, 2008 at 23:46:19 PM EST

    New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
    • Pakistan poultry workers being tested for bird flu
    • Pakistan tests 13 people for bird flu amid poultry outbreak
    • Vietnam alert to bird flu outbreaks among fowls, humans
    • Saudi Arabia on high alert over bird flu
    • Turkey quarantines three villages after bird flu scare
    • USA: Expanding State Partnership Program eyes the Pacific
    • USA (Missouri): Campaign uses humor to highlight seriousness of influenza
    • New swine flu subtype has avian flu genes
    • Bush Requests $501.7 Million for OSHA FY 2009 Funding
    • India: WB bans poultry trade to stop bird flu outbreak
    • India's risky bird flu offensive
    • $360,120 grant received to prep for emergencies- AZ, USA
    • Scotland plans to strengthen resilience to major emergencies
    • The global impacts of bird flu - Singapore
    • Flu outbreak at University of Virginia
    • Fresh bird deaths in West Bengal as culling continues
    • New Zealand to assist nation in education
    • Quarantine Lifted For Bird Flu Farm - Canada
    • USA: HHS budget proposal cuts state preparedness, boosts food safety
    • Dominican Republic: New chickens tested positive to the virus H5N2
    • USA: HHS Proposes $737 Billion Budget for Fiscal Year 2009
    • Egypt: H5N1 down 40% in 2008
    • Plea against culling order - India
    • India fails to contain avian flu outbreak - UK news
    • Bird flu: Interactive map - UK news
    Summary of News for February 4, 2008
    General
    •   Declaring War on Germs (Link)
    •   Rescinding Community Mitigation Strategies in an Influenza Pandemic (PDF Link)
    •   Protective effect of maritime quarantine in South Pacific jurisdictions, 1918-19 influenza pandemic. (PDF Link)
    •   WHO Board Sets Course On IP, Avian Flu, Tighter Publication Policy (Link)
    •   Strategies against the next pandemic (Link)
    Bangladesh
    •   Bangladesh bird flu spreads amid massive slaughter (Link)
    Dominican Republic
    •   Dominican merchants close border market to punish Haiti for banning poultry imports (Link)
    India
    •   India: 2 culling men down with influenza in WB (Link)
    •   India issuing arrest warrants for those who don't adhere to quarantine procedures (Link)
    Indonesia
    •   Indonesia reports 103rd bird flu death (Link and Link and Link)
    Pakistan
    •   Bird flu in another Karachi poultry farm confirmed (Link)
    •   Pakistan: NIH receives samples for H5N1 virus verification (Link)
    Thailand
    •   Thailand to conduct drill for bird flu disaster (Link)
    •   Poultry imports from Thailand banned (Link)
    Turkey
    •   New outbreak of bird flu in Turkey (Link)
    •   Mutations in influenza A virus (H5N1) and possible limited spread, Turkey, 2006. (PDF Link)
    United Kingdom
    •   Tips issued to help hospitality staff deal with flu virus - UK (Link)
    •   Female Muslim medics 'disobey hygiene rules' (Link)
    United States
    •   If bird flu hits the Tri-Cities, Geneva will be ready for it. Chicago, ILL, USA (Link)
    •   USNORTHCOM Responds to Commission: Ready for Homeland Defense - US. Army. USA (Link)
    •   HealthFitness Announces Executive Changes: Chief Operations Officer And New Medical Officer Appointed; Vice Chairman Retires (Link)
    •   The Tyson Meat Corporation Connection (Link)
    •   Cutting Preparedness Out From Under Us? The New Federal Budget (Link)
    •   Mississippi - 2 child flu deaths (seasonal flu) (Link and Link)
    •   Bird Flu program on T.V. Thursday (The Science Channel) (No Link)
    There's More... :: (56 Comments, 313 words in story)

    News Reports for February 1

    by: Nimbus

    Thu Jan 31, 2008 at 23:42:29 PM EST

    New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
    • Spain: Located a bird carrying a virus of low pathogenicity
    • Pak reports new bird flu outbreak at Karachi poultry farm
    • UK: More swans found to have bird flu
    • Thailand confirms bird flu outbreak in new province
    • H7 Strain Bird Flu Case Registered in Bulgaria's Shumen
    • Nepal: Govt directs to adopt all measures to stop bird flu
    • Bangladesh steps up vigilance as bird flu spreads
    • India isolates 26 people
    • WHO reports some Tamiflu-resistant flu in U.S.
    • Failure of pandemic preparedness: look in the mirror
    • Bird flu spreads in central Vietnam
    • Pakistan: Fresh bird flu outbreak at Karachi
    • Bangladesh kills more than 27,000 chickens and ducks after bird flu outbreak
    • Death toll of bird flu hits 102 in Indonesia
    • Bird flu: Assam (India) to cull 80,000 poultry along Bengal border
    • Calcutta/Children with fever
    • India: Bird deaths reported in Jalpaiguri
    • India: No BF in J&K (Jammu and Kashmir)
    • India: Panicky West Bengal farm culls birds
    • India/health worker Quarantined
    • Canadians ill-prepared for influenza pandemic
    • Prepare Now For Pandemic Flu Outbreak - FedEx to Safety Engineers
    • Indonesian Woman Dies of Bird Flu, Raising National Toll to 102
    • More swans test positive for H5N1 bird flu in UK
    • Sambucol Black Elderberry Immune System Booster
    • TO THE EDITOR: A view on bird flu
    • US: Health Officials Note Sharp Rise in Flu Cases
    • Dallas-Area Health Officials Push Flu Shots
    Summary of News for January 31, 2008
    General
    •   If we lose, I'll have a heart attack (Link)
    •   3n Posts Triple-Digit Sales Growth in 2007; Doubles Customer Base [PR release] (Link)
    •   An exploratory method for estimating the changing speed of epidemic waves from historical data (Link)
    •   Mutant Flu Virus Is Found That Resists Popular Drug (Link)
    •   Internet failure hits two continents (Link)
    Canada
    •   OHA Launches Pandemic Planning Toolkit for Small, Rural, and Northern Hospitals - Toranto Canada (Link)
    China
    •   Hong Kong closes aviaries (Link)
    Ghana
    •   Gov't Rules Out Compensation (Link)
    Haiti
    •   Retaliation afoot as Haiti continues ban on Dominican poultry (Link)
    Indonesia
    •   Indonesia launches three-year anti-bird flu plan (Link)
    •   New York Times: Indonesian Chickens, and People, Hard Hit by Bird Flu (Link)
    Pakistan
    •   Bird Flu test results expected today (Link)
    South Africa
    •   Eskom: Coal stockpile critical - South Africa (Link)
    •   First Uranium regains permission to use 80% of its near-term power requirements (Link)
    Thailand
    •   Northeast Thailand a suspected bird flu outbreak (Link)
    •   Huge number of suspicious bird deaths (Link)
    •   Ministry gives fowl warning (Link)
    Ukraine
    •   Bird Flu: AI Case On Poultry Farm In Southern Ukraine (Link)
    United Kingdom
    •   UK: : Swans got bird flu from wild bird (Link)
    United States
    •   Fire Department Annual Report Shows More Calls But Fewer Fire Reports in 2007 - Sugar Land TX - USA (Link)
    •   EMERGENCIES: New Ridgefield operations center unveiled - Norwalk CT (Link)
    Vietnam
    •   Jittery farmers impede rural bird flu containment efforts (Link)
    There's More... :: (55 Comments, 311 words in story)
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