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November 11

News Reports for November 11

by: AlohaOR

Sun Nov 11, 2007 at 00:04:32 AM EST

New Stories for Today   (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • France - The ethics of pandemics
  • Taiwanese dies of suspected bird flu in southern Viet Nam
  • Qatar - Free Khor migratory birds from flu
  • U.S. (TX) - UT researcher working on life-saving drugs for next flu pandemic
  • Bangladesh - Encephalitis kills 21, affects 200
  • U.S. (NC) - Must we be very afraid

Summary of News for November 10, 2007
China
•   Mainland, HK, Macao to boost healthcare (Link)
Indonesia
•   Bird flu death toll rises to 91 (Link)
United Kingdom
•   'Too few jabs' to fight flu epidemic (Link to story about Tamiflu doses)
United States
•   Michigan: Swine flu infection - CDC (Link)
•   IN: South Bend PF contest @ Walmart (Link)
•   MO (St. Louis): Flu pandemic subject of community forum (Link) and (Link)
General
•   Influenza shots rise on reaction to bird-flu risks (Link)

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News Reports for November 11, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 22:32:35 PM EST

Reminder: Please do not post whole articles, just snippets and links. Thanks!

Canada
• Canada boosts restrictions for travelers from Ebola-hit nations  (Link)

Guinea
• Ebola crisis: Guinea hunger strike at village occupation  (Link)

Liberia
• Ebola's Other Toll: Food On the Table  (Link)

Republic of Malawi
• Patients Panic At Qech Over Ebola Scare  (Link)

Republic of Mali
• In Quick Response, Mali Thwarts an Ebola Outbreak  (Link)
• WHO: Mali case, Ebola imported from Guinea  (Link)

New Zealand
• Suspicious package sparks NZ Ebola fears  (Link)
• Jihadist group sends vial of 'Ebola virus' to newspaper  (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• CIDRAP: Saudi Arabia reports MERS case, death  (Link)
• Saudi MOH Daily Press Release, Index Page Graphic Report, November 11, 2014  (Link)

Sierra Leone
• "There Are No Peace Talks With Ebola"  (Link)
• CIDRAP: Last Sierra Leone region to face Ebola hit hard  (Link)
• Nurse Will Pooley - back treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone  (Link)

Sudan
• Hemorrhagic fever spreads in South Kordofan, Kadugli  (Link)
• Hemorrhagic fever cases reported in Sudan's Kordofan  (Link)

United States
• Craig Spencer, New York's Ebola Patient, Recovers  (Link)
• New York doctor cleared of Ebola, which means there are no known Ebola cases in the U.S.  (Link)
• Google launches campaign to donate $2 for every $1 to fight Ebola  (Link)
• With Phone Calls and Persistence, Tracking Travelers at Risk for Ebola  (Link)
• CA: California nurses go on strike over lack of Ebola preparedness  (Link)
• U.S. was ill-equipped to handle Ebola rescues, State Dept. contract reveals  (Link)

Research
• Fujifilm says tests results on Avigan as Ebola drug by end-2014  (Link)
• Medical Experts Look For New Ways To Test Ebola Drugs  (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: Chikungunya cases rise steeply, especially in Central America  (Link)
• ProMED Reports, November, XX 2014  (Link)
• Ebola crisis: three things Band Aid should really be singing about  (Link)
• Ebola Service Grants for IDSA Members Volunteering in West Africa  (Link)
•  Ebola Deeply: Ebola: The Executive Summary, 11/11  (Link)

Commentary
• How 'The Hot Zone' Got It Wrong And Other Tales Of Ebola's History  (Link)
• Ebola and the Culture Makers  (Link)


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News Reports for November 11, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 15:10:00 PM EST

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India
• Suspected MERS case in Haj returnee (Link and link)
• No ventilator for swine flu patients in state's largest hospital (Link)
• ProMED: Undiagnosed febrile illness - India (04): (UP) RFI (Link)

Oman
• Oman says first MERS sufferer dies in hospital (Link)
• Omani visitor dies from Mers virus in Abu Dhabi emirate (Link)
• Omani dies of MERS (Link)

Qatar
• ProMED:  MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (82): Qatar, RFI (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Saudis say camel tests positive for MERS (Link)
• Saudi Health Ministry says MERS virus found in camel, discovery could help pinpoint spread (Link)
• Saudi Says First Camel Tests Positive for MERS Virus (Link)
• Health: Open a new knowledge of the source of the virus (Link)

United States
• US doctors issue warning about flu shot (Link)

General
• WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update (Link)

Commentary
• Crofsblogs: India - Haj returnee diagnosed with MERS (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Monday, November 11, 2013 KSA MERS Investigation: Testing The Beast, Not The Beauty (Link)


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News Reports for November 11, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 15:49:00 PM EST

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Bangladesh
• DLS to launch bird flu vaccine test (Link)

India
• Karnataka: Chicken sales slump 60% in city after bird flu scare (Link)

United States
• KS: Flu hits Wichita--What you need to know (Link)
• UT: Influenza already hitting hard, so get vaccinated, officials urge (Link)


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News Reports for November 11, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sun Nov 06, 2011 at 22:38:36 PM EST

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Canada
•  $8 million worth of vaccines destroyed (Link)

India
•  India tops in childhood flu-linked pneumonia deaths (Link)

Spain
•  New H1N1 group found circulating in Spain (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Pandemic contingency plan advises business as usual strategy for UK (Link)
•  UK 'Flusurvey' joins European network (Link)

United States
•  Iowa seeks guidance on stockpile of flu drug (Link)

Vietnam
H5N1 hits birds in Vietnamese village (Link)

Research
•  Administration of H5N1 Influenza Vaccine ASP7373 Completed in Phase II Clinical Trial (Link)
•  Medicago set to open US factory for making plant-based VLP flu vaccines (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Lack of Sero-typing of US Flu A Positives Raises trH3N2 Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for November 11, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 22:36:56 PM EDT

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Argentina
•  Because of the weather increased respiratory illnesses (Link)

France
•  Some cases of influenza A and B in Ile-de-France and PACA (Link)

Georgia
•  WHO Warns Georgian Experts About Swine Flu Mutation (Link)

Ukraine
•  In Zaporozhye boarding a strange flu outbreak (translated) (Link)

United States
•  Flu outbreak causes Penguins to recall forward Conner (Link)

Research
•  CIDRAP: European findings show westward spread of H5N1 avian flu strain (Link) Abstract (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Evolution In Thailand Raises Pandemic Concerns (Link)
•  H3N2 Triple Reassortants in Pennsylvania and Illinois Patients (Link)


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News Reports for November 11, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 20:20:46 PM EST

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Azerbaijan
•  Azerbaijan reports another confirmed H1N1 case (Link)

Belarus
•  Quarantine in schools lifted, despite of protests of doctors (Link)

Canada
•  Saskatchewan has 2 more suspect H1N1 deaths, others in ICUs (Link)
•  Tamiflu-Resistant Swine Flu Found in Canadian Father (Link)

China
•  China's Tough Measures on Flu Appear to Be Effective (Link)
•  A/H1N1 flu kills 36, infects 62,800 in Chinese mainland (Link)

Croatia
•  second death confirmed from H1N1 (Link)

Finland
•  Finland's death toll from A/H1N1 flu rises to six (Link)

India
•  Flu SOS before Cuttack match (Link)
•  Kerala confirms another victim, the 20th in state (Link)
•  Jaipur resident doctor suspect H1N1 case  (Link)

Iraq
•  Swine flu in the region (Link)

Jordan
•  Death toll of A/H1N1 flu reaches 10 (Link)

North Korea
•  N. Korea Reports No Type A Flu (Link)

Pakistan
•  Another Afghani died in Peshawar (Link)

Poland
•  Calm and unvaccinated (Link)

Russia
•  A/H1N1 flu rate in Russia up to 4,563 (Link)
•  2 more H1N1 deaths confirmed, total now 26  (Link)
•  Russian film director Maria Solovtsova died in Minsk from flu (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Two Hajj pilgrims have been 'diagnosed' with H1N1 (Link)

South Korea
•  Actor recovering from H1N1  (Link)

Turkey
•  36 deaths confirmed from H1N1 (Link)

Uganda
•  Muslims heading for Mecca tested for H1N1 (Link)

Ukraine
•  Number of registered flu and ARVI cases grew 2.5 times (Link)
•  Suspected hemorrhagic pneumonia outbreak hits Ukraine" (Link)
•  Ukraine PM accuses Yushchenko over H1N1 swine flu (Link)
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United Kingdom
•  Stephen Wright struck down with flu - despite Sky Blues jabs (Link)
•  Flu cases cause 20-fold increase in hospital stays (Link)

United States
•  US (who else?!): Recalculating the Tally in Swine Flu Deaths  (Link)
•  FDA approves Glaxo flu vaccine for use in U.S. (Link)
•  CDC now says 4,000 swine flu deaths in US (Link)
•  CO: 4 more deaths announced in Colorado in past week (Link)
•  IA: Possible Bacterial Meningitis or H1N1 Caused Death (Link)
•  IL: 1st death in Sangamon County, Illinois, an elderly resident (Link)
•  IN: Flu cases tripled in October (Link)
•  KY: Father Speaks Out On Son's H1N1 Death (Link)
•  MI: Reported Cases of Swine Flu Show Downward Trend for Now (Link)
•  NV: State Tells Las Vegas To Follow CDC Guidelines For Vaccinations (Link)
•  NY: Swine Flu Cases Leads To More Hospital Patients (Link)
•  PA: Flu Screening and Administration Latest Cases (Link)
•  SD: Ethan's Superintendent Dies Of H1N1 (Link)
•  TX: Houston metro area: 29th and 30th deaths confirmed (Link)
•  VA: Pentagon workers get H1N1 vaccine (Link)
•  VA: Teen suffers rare illness after swine flu shot  (Link)
•  WA: Thurston County missing 2 vials of H1N1 from hospice facility (Link)
•  WV: another flu-like death may be 8th death in West Virginia (Link)

General
•  Planes are breeding ground for germs (Link)
•  What Is Cough's Connection To Swine Flu? (Link)
•  Swine flu: One killer virus, three key questions (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Media Myths on Swin Flu in Ukraine Raise Concerns (Link)
•  Recombinomics: WHO Appeals to Ukraine for Help with Hemorrhagic Pneumonia (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Ukraine Dead Increase to 213 - Still No Sequences (Link)


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News Reports for November 11

by: Nimbus

Mon Nov 10, 2008 at 23:54:50 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • India - Japanese Encephalitis
  • 1918 Spanish Flu Records Could Hold The Key To Solving Future Pandemics
  • Preparing for a Pandemic
  • Humans have ability to spread disease worldwide
  • Thailand culls chickens
  • USA - SD - Our View: No excuses to not get your flu shot
  • USA - GA - Death and Dying on the Road to Ready Radio Show November 14, 2008
  • USA - Howard Markel elected to Institute of Medicine
  • Thailand - Bird flu spreads in Sukhothai
  • Africa - Google.org to Help Scientists Forecast Disease Outbreaks
  • USA - TX - National Lab a 'bright spot' for UTMB
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