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November 13

News Reports for November 13, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 22:33:44 PM EST

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• WHO Says Ebola Is Moderating in Guinea, Liberia   (Link)

• Viral glare on Jeddah pilgrim   (Link)

• Health Officials Reassess Strategy to Combat Ebola in Liberia(Link)
• Liberia Will End Its Ebola State Of Emergency, Says President  (Link)
• Ebola outbreak: MSF says new Liberia tactics needed (Link)

• Ebola Virus: Mali Imposes Mass Quarantine after Third Death  (Link)
• Mali quarantines 90 as Ebola death toll tops 5,000  (Link)
• CIDRAP: WHO reports 3 more Ebola cases in Mali  (Link)
• Mali toughens anti-Ebola checks at borders, Liberia signals progress   (Link)
• Mali: Ebola is a fourth victim in Bamako   (Link)

• GAR Home Alert & Response Operations Diseases Global Outbreak Alert & Response Network: Legionnaires' disease - Portugal  (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• CIDRAP: Saudi Arabia reports 2 new MERS cases  (Link)
• Saudi MOH Daily Press Release  (Link)
• Saudi MOH: '2 New Confirmed Corona Cases Recorded no recoveries, 2 deaths'  (Link)
• Camel breeding season brings more coronavirus fears   (Link)

Sierra Leone
• Ebola Attacks 6th Doctor But Colleagues Plan to Beat Virus  (Link)
• Strike complicates Sierra Leone Ebola battle   (Link)
• Ebola and the Lost Children of Sierra Leone   (Link)
• US embassy alarmed by resurgence of unsafe Ebola burials in Sierra Leone   (Link)

• Hemorrhagic fever spreads in Sudan's South Kordofan  (Link)

• lobal Alert and Response (GAR): Marburg virus disease - Uganda   (Link)

United States
•  CA: Nurses demand better Ebola protection at East Bay rally  (Link)
• U.S. nurses hold strikes, protests over Ebola measures   (Link)
• GOP Grills Obama Officials Over Ebola Funding Request   (Link)
• Texas: Ebola Victim's Family to Be Paid by Hospital   (Link)
•  VIDEO: Boston Doctor Returns to Sierra Leone to Fight Ebola   (Link)
•Ebola workers ask Congress for help  (Link)
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• Ebola outbreak: MSF to start West Africa clinical trials  (Link)
• Cepheid receives grant to develop Ebola diagnostic test   (Link)
• What Factors Might Have Led to the Emergence of Ebola in West Africa?   (Link)
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• Ebola Toll Crosses 5,000 With Situation In Sierra Leone Worsening  (Link)
• Nurses need better Ebola safeguards   (Link)
• Amid Ebola Disaster, WHO Picks New Africa Chief   (Link)
• Battling Ebola: The African responses that 'will win this war'   (Link)
• Don't worry, our robot overlords will protect us from Ebola. Right?  (Link)
• Ebola Death Toll Surpasses 5,000 Worldwide   (Link)
• Ebola Today: Outbreak May Kill 1 in 7 Pregnant Women in West Africa   (Link)
•  Major Gaps Persist in West African Battle Against Ebola Virus   (Link
•Top U.S. health official says Ebola response succeeding in West Africa    (Link
• Ebola Deeply: Ebola: The Executive Summary, 11/12   (Link)
• A crisis of leadership on Ebola   (Link)
• Ebola: Experimental therapies and the quality of care in West Africa   (Link)
• Ebola Here and There: Knowing When It Is And Isn't Over   (Link)
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News Reports for November 13, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 15:12:40 PM EST

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• Hong Kong: Two additional overseas cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome closely monitored by DH (Link)

• Two MERS cases? (Link)
• Kuwait reports its first MERS coronavirus case (Link)
• Kuwait: Govt confirms first case of deadly MERS virus (Link)
• Kuwait reports first Mers virus case (Link)
• MERS spreads to Kuwait putting citizen in critical condition (Link)

• Nepal Reports 85 New Bird Flu Outbreaks (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (85): animal reservoir, camel, susp, official (Link)

• Spain seeks people who flew with MERS victim (Link)

• Susceptibility of human and avian influenza viruses to human and chicken saliva (Link)
• Study: State of Knowledge and Data Gaps of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Humans (Link)

• MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (84): Saudi Arabia, Oman, deaths, WHO, RFI (Link)

• Recombinomics: MERS Jeddah Camel and Case Sequences (Link)
• Recombinomics: Media Myth On Jeddah Camel MERS Sequence (Link)
• Helen Branswell: Most MERS cases going undetected, 'slow epidemic underway': study (Link)

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News Reports for November 12, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 15:49:21 PM EST

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• Tamil Nadu: State on alert to tackle H1N1 (Link)
• Karnataka: Avian flu scare - Price of chicken drops (Link)
• New Dehli:  Swine flu in city; cases may rise with winter (Link)
• Maharashtra:  H1N1 bigger killer in state than dengue & malaria (Link)
• Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu bans poultry feed from Karnataka, farmers irked (Link)
• Gujarat: Bharuch Cong leader dies of swine flu (Link)

• Oman bans poultry imports from India (Link)

United Kingdom
• Medical journal slams Tamiflu maker, says there's no evidence drug works (Link)
• Tamiflu: British Journal Wants Evidence That Flu Drug Actually Works (Link)

United States
• KS: Season's first influenza cases appear at Wichita hospitals (Link)

• Denmark: Flu, fever linked with autism in pregnancy study (Link)

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News Reports for November 13, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 13:57:56 PM EST

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•  In La Laguna rate for respiratory diseases increases 30% (Link)

•  Recombinomics: IHR Dates Based On CDC Reports Raise trH3N2 Concerns1  (Link)
•  Recombinomics: US Region 4 Influenza A Cases Raise trH3N2 Concerns (Link)

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News Reports for November 13, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 22:37:52 PM EDT

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•  Ontario: North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (Link)

•  Infected German hobby flock prompts mass slaughter (Link)
•  ProMED: 17 000 birds killed for fear of bird flu (Link)

•  Russia can happen flu outbreak (translated)  (Link)

South Africa
•  Flu-related deaths in South African elderly 2 to 4 times than in US (Link)

United States
•  US: CDC reports two swine-related H3N2 infections  (Link)
•  CA: Study looks at severe pandemic H1N1 cases in postpartum women (Link)
•  NY: As flu arrives in Onondaga County public is urged to get vaccinated (Link)

•  Recombinomics: CDC Comments On Swine H3N2 Cases In United States (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Withheld Sequences from Swine H3N2 Cases Raise Concerns (Link)

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News Reports for November 13, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 20:21:15 PM EST

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•  11 cases of H1N1 reported (Link)

Bosnia and Herzegovina
•  137 cases of infection with the A (H1N1) (Link)

•  Second H1N1 wave takes lethal toll on Canadians (Link)
•  Ottawa: Fifth H1N1 death reported (Link)
•  New Brunswick has 2 more deaths confirmed from H1N1 (Link)
•  Four more Alberta H1N1 deaths (Link)

•  China's health ministry investigating deaths of 2 people vaccinated for swine flu (Link)

•  Health ministry no longer publishes H1H1 numbers (Blog) (Link)

•  Two year old died of swine flu after vaccination (Link)

•  Healthy Minstry announces 5 deaths so far, 330 new cases (Link)

•  Confirmation of 2 deaths from H1N1, total now 7 (Link)

•  Pune doctor was selling non-H1N1 vaxx as H1N1 vaccine (Link)
•  21st death confirmed in Rajasthan, 80 more confirmed cases (Link)

•  20 new deaths, total now 58 dead from H1N1 (Link)

•  Deaths of pregnant woman and girl bring flu toll to 16 (Link)

•  42 new cases of H1N1, 9 more in hospital, total 25 in care (Link)

•  Confirmation of 78 H1N1 cases (Link)
•  15 students test positive for H1N1 in Pokhara (Link)

New Zealand
•  Swine flu "eats away" at woman (Link)

•  First swine flu death suspected in Poland  (Link)

•  1146 cases, 89 in past 24 hours (Link)

•  May call declaration of emergency (translated) (Link)
•  Serbia buys 3 million Swiss swine flu vaccines (Link)
•  For swine flu, Serbians turn to garlic (Link)

•  Switzerland gives green light to new A/H1N1 influenza vaccine (Link)

•  Total 265 deaths thus far (Link)
•  Lvov confirms 87 deaths from flu (Link)

United Kingdom
•  7 Yorkshire deaths in past fortnight - Don't panic, urge doctors as Yorkshire's swine flu death toll rises (Link)
•  A child death in Scotland confirmed as 35th death (Link)
•  Scotland: Hospital staff ill after flu jabs (Link)

United States
•  US: CDC confirmed 35 more child deaths in past week (Link)
•  AK: Alaskan death makes 9 total thus far (Link)
•  FL: 11th death confirmed in Pinellas County / St. Petersburg (Link)
•  HI: Cases up, kids vax pgm starts (Link)
•  IL: 12 more deaths recorded, Illinois now has 48 deaths (Link)
•  IN: Local physicians seeing H1N1 sidekick: pneumonia (Link)
•  KY: 4th death confirmed in N. Kentucky (Link)
•  MA: H1N1, MRSA, & Pneumonia Suspected in Amherst Teen Death (Link)
•  MD: Swine flu kills 6 more people in Md.; all had underlying conditions (Link) and  (Link)
•  MI: Paw Paw H1N1 victim 'went down with it so fast' (Link)
•  NE: Nebraska confirms 11th death from H1N1 (Link)
•  NJ: Improve data about H1N1 (Link)
•  NM: University of New Mexico student death from H1N1 confirmed (Link
•  NY: 3 more deaths in Oneida County (Link)
•  OH: second death in Licking County, Ohio in less than a week (Link)
•  OK: Oklahoma reports 7 more deaths, 28 total, deaths up 25% in week (Link)
•  OR: Age makes all the difference in severity of flu (Link)
•  OR: Weekly Surveillance Report For Influenza & Other Respiratory Viruses(Link)
•  PA: Blair County Reports First H1N1 Death (Link)
•  SD: South Dakota confirms 4 new deaths, total 17 (Link)v
•  TX: 11 yr old Angola, Texas girl may be H1N1 death (Link)
•  TX: Hispanics Account for Half of Swine Flu Deaths (Link)
•  WA: Two more deaths confirmed in Washington State, in Island County (Link)

•  H1N1 - Dengue fever co-infections (Link)

•  W.H.O. Rushes Drugs to Nations Hit by Swine Flu (Link)
•  Protective effect of seasonal flu vaccination? (Mexican Study) (Link) (CDC Study) (Link)
•  Flu infections starting to peak in some areas: WHO (Link)
•  Worldwide deaths from H1N1 more than 6,250 (Link)
•  WHO update 47 (Link)
•  WHO: World map of impact on health services (Link)
•  A/H1N1 influenza death toll rises to 6,260, says WHO (Link)
•  MedaSorb Technologies Corporation Provides Clinical Update (Link)
•  Global swine flu deaths slow as WHO toll passes 6,250 (Link)
•  OPINION: Swine flu skepticism needs response (Link)

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News Reports for November 13

by: Nimbus

Wed Nov 12, 2008 at 23:52:20 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Thailand: Bird flu prompts mass cull
  • Further Spread of H5N1 in Northern Thailand
  • Russia: Hemmorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome
  • South Africa - Medi-Clinic nurse out of ICU
  • UK - A New Way To Predict Outbreaks
  • USA - NY - Flu clinic provides for disaster preparedness
  • Indonesia- Bird flu awareness campaign to target early learners
  • Thailand - Nine Thai provinces under bird flu watch
  • Thailand confirms second bird flu case
  • Cambodia - Govt targets Aids, bird flu during festival campaign
  • Indonesia denies new case of bird flu death
  • Indonesia - WHO concerned over bird flu death
  • Indonesia - Jakarta - Bird flu kills teen in Central Java
  • Large Suspect H5N1 Cluster in South Sulawesi Indonesia
  • International Partners Work to Prevent Next Pandemic
  • Indonesia to test 17 for bird flu in Sulawesi
  • Indonesia denies new case of bird flu death
  • 17 treated in Makassar for suspected bird flu
  • Indonesia - If not bird flu... then what?
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    News Reports for November 13

    by: AlohaOR

    Tue Nov 13, 2007 at 00:38:37 AM EST

    New Stories for Today   (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
    • Indonesia - More on wife of Mohamad Nabi (2 articles)
    • UK - More on H5 farm outbreak (2 articles)
    • New Zealand quarantines 223 over bird flu (fears)
    • UK - DEFRA extends bird flu Restriction Zone
    • China provides WHO with bird flu strains
    • UK - Scenes of devastation as vets cull 5,000 turkeys after bird blue outbreak
    • UK - Suffolk bird flu 'is H5N1 strain' (2 articles)
    • UK - DEFRA link: Latest situation w/ maps
    • US  (VA) - Physician to discuss bird flu at library
    • Effect Measure: An idea to promote pandemic awareness
    • UK - Lax biosecurity at organic farm may have allowed virus to spread
    • Global map of AF risks
    • ProMED-mail, comments on genome & 2/07 outbreak
    • Wewak, Papua New Guinea - Bird Flu fears
    • US (CA) - Drive-through clinic set up to test emergency response

    Summary of News for November 12, 2007
    •   Bahrain alert over bird flu (Link)
    •   What infected Muhamad Nabi? (Link)
    •   WHO confirms latest death in Indonesia & updates cumulative case table (Confirmation) and (Table of Cases)
    New Zealand
    •   Bird flu scare at Auckland airport (Link) and (Link)
    •   China donates N70m to fight avian flu in country (Link)
    •   14 high-grade fever deaths in Keamari Town spark fears (Link)
    United Kingdom
    •    Diss, NE of London, H5 BF confirmed in turkeys (Link), Link) and (Link)
    United States
    •   NC: Henderson County seeks participants for pandemic flu meeting (Link)

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