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November 16

News Reports for November 16, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 15:13:34 PM EST

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India
• Karnataka: As chill sets in, H1N1 fears rise in Bangalore (Link)

Indonesia
• Update Bird Flu Case-195  (Link)

Kuwait
• No panic over 'MERS virus' (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• Risk of flu rises, doctors urge vaccinations (Link)

United States
• MA: Underprepared for the next pandemic (Link)
• Delaware confirms first influenza case in Kent County (Link)
• CDC Fluview: 2013-2014 Influenza Season Week 45 ending November 9, 2013 (Link)
• CDC: Protect Yourself from Influenza (The Flu) (Link)

Research
• New Avian Flu Virus Emerges in Taiwan: Researchers Working to Prevent Infection (Link)
• New Taiwan bird flu shows animal virus risk to humans (Link)
• Avian influenza, human (139): Taiwan, H6N1 epidemiological analysis (Link)
• MERS-CoV studies: Many cases missed, but precautions work (Link)

General
• CIDRAP: MERS death toll rises as WHO confirms 2 cases (Link)
• WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update 15 November 2013 (Link)


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News Reports for November 16, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 15:50:52 PM EST

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Australia
• New South Wales: Australia quarantines farm to contain bird flu outbreak (Link)

India
• Maharashtra: 48-year-old succumbs to H1N1; toll 31 since April (Link)

Indonesia
• Dinkes Bengkulu Officer Bird Flu Alert (translated) (Link)

Uganda
• Deadly Ebola, Central Africa's Recurring Menace, Hits Uganda Again  (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: FDA panel endorses H5N1 vaccine with adjuvant (Link)
• GA: S.W. Georgia flu season is kicking in (Link)
• ID: Flu hits Treasure Valley early (Link)
• MD: Hospital Workers Who Refused Flu Shots Face Firing (Link)
• NY: Oneida County sees spike in flu cases (Link)
• TX: Should schools be closed during flu outbreaks? (Link)

Research
• Canada: Growing concerns over 'in the air' transmission of Ebola (Link)

General
• Prevent passing the flu to your furry friends (Link)


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News Reports for November 16, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 13:59:19 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  Bird flu strikes Rajbari farm (Link)

Canada:
•  Seroprevalence study finds 20% to 30% infected with 2009 H1N1 in Ontario (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong: FEHD releases results of regular influenza virus surveillance in pigs from August to October (Link)

United States
•  IA: Second Case of Flu Confirmed in Iowa (Link)

Vietnam
•  Nearly 1,000 bird flu chicks killed in Ca Mau province (Link)

General
•  Study finds urban centers can serve as flu virus sources (Link)


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News Reports for November 16, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 13, 2010 at 20:42:07 PM EST

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Nigeria
•  C'ttee begins fight against Avian Flu (Link)

Russia
•  A flu epidemic and SARS recorded in seven Russian regions (translated) (Link)

United States
•  Flu shots and emergency preparedness for Burlington residents (Link)

Vietnam
•  Vinh Long: H5N1 in Poultry  (Link)

Research
•   A once-in-a-lifetime flu jab that fights off all strains of the disease is on its way  (Link)

General
•  New Way Of Predicting Dominant Seasonal Flu Strain (Link)
•  Europe sees need for better pandemic communication, vaccine data (Link) Vaccine Study (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Human trH3N2 Matches Human trH1N1Huron Ohio Cluster (Link)


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News Reports for November 16, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 23:08:19 PM EST

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Australia
•  'Fever guide useless for flu' (Link)

China
•  Two die in China after H1N1 Swine Flu vaccination (Link)

Germany
•  German H1N1 Flu Cases Double in a Week: Authority (Link)
•  Man, 55, dies after vaccination (Link)
•  Swine flu kills two in Bavaria (Link)

India
•  3 more deaths, 526 dead now in India, 139 new cases in past 24 hrs (Link)
•  Chandigarh confirms more than 100 H1N1 cases, closes 7 schools (Link)

Israel
•  Woman dies of swine flu as virus' death toll in Israel reaches 48 (Link)

North Korea
•  Worker at Gaeseong Site Diagnosed With H1N1 Flu (Link)

Poland
•  Poland suspects 2nd H1N1-related death (Link)

Romania
•  Romania confirms 3rd death of citizen, in Italy (Link)

Spain
•  Balearic Islands had confirmed a second death from H1N1 (Link)

Thailand
•  1,500 Rapid Response Units On Bird Flu Watch Standby (Link)
•  Different officials....different story: Thailand free of bird flu (Link)

Tunisia
•  Tunisia confirms first two deaths of A/H1N1 flu (Link)

Turkey
•  13 more die of swine flu in Turkey, raising toll to 73 (Link)
•  Turkey confirms 73 deaths, and 56 in ICUs from H1N1 (Link)

Ukraine
•  Health Ministry confirms 282 deaths of flu and acute respiratory viral infections (Link)
•  Million Hit By 'Plague Worse Than Swine Flu' (Link)
•  Confirmation of 315 deaths  (Link)
•  Masking Ukraine in hysteria: 315 dead (Link)

United Kingdom
•  'Miracle cure' for swine flu girl, 4, saved from the brink of death (Link)
•  North Wales: Mystery of the dying budgies: Dozens of prized birds drop off their perches in front of judges during show (Link)
•  Scotland's 38th death and two Tamiflu-resistant cases (Link)
•  Child is latest swine flu victim (Link)
•  Strain of swine flu resistant to Tamiflu infects two people in Scotland (Link)

United States
•  Swine flu booster shots? Good luck with that (Link)
•  South still leads in child deaths from swine flu  (Link)
•  CDC: New Guidelines for Pneumococcal Vaccination (Link)
•  Three More Cases Of Swine Flu In Pets (Link)
•  CT: Connecticut confirs another H1N1 death, 17th overall (Link)
•  GA: Ken Ober, Remote Control Host, Dies at 52 [symptoms of flu] (Link)
•  KS: Kansas flu activity at more than 'twice the normal level' (Link)
•  LA: Louisiana confirms 2 more deaths, 35 total deaths thus far (Link)
•  MI: Michigan's Kent County confirms 3rd H1N1 death (Link)
•  NY: Brookhaven Town Councilman Keith Romaine dies unexpectedly (Link)
•  OH: Swine flu may have peaked in Akron region  (Link)
•  OR: Hospitalizations up 37 in one day and 2 new deaths (Link)
•  PA: PA DOH Adds (3) more on 11/16/09 (Link)
•  PA: Four Confirmed H1N1 Deaths In Allegheny County (Link)
•  TX: UT Southwestern scientist begins to unravel what makes pandemic H1N1 tick (Link)
•  UT: H1N1 cases down in Salt Lake County (Link)
•  WA: 12 yr old boy died in Grays Harbor County (Link)

General
•  Playing chicken with a nightmare flu (Link)
•  Europe: Spain and Greece start H1N1 vaccinations (Link)
•  Public Health Recommendations For Groups At High Risk Of H1N1 Influenza A and Planning On Travelling To 2009 Hajj  (Link)
•  H1N1's true toll not shown by death tally, picture may take months to come clear (Link)

Commentary
•  Effect Measure: WHO, swine flu in the Ukraine and bin Laden's beard (Link)
•  Daily Kos: Lessons Learned From The Pandemic by DemFromCT (Link)


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News Reports for November 16, 2008

by: AlohaOR

Sat Nov 15, 2008 at 23:44:58 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • UK: World Health Organization deemed "dysfunctional" over pandemic bird flu threat
  • Nigeria: Federal government, World Bank pay N631m to farmers for bird flu compensation
  • Indonesia (South Sulawesi): Suspected H5N1 patients in isolation guarded by security
  • India (Uttar Pradesh): 4 die of encephalitis, toll rises to 447
  • Indonesia: Tsunami warning after Sulawesi quake
  • Pakistan: Migratory birds do not cause bird flu: experts
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News Reports for November 16

by: gardner

Thu Nov 15, 2007 at 22:50:01 PM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • UK: Farmers call for wild bird checks
  • Flu Arrives In Central Florida
  • UK - 2nd Bird flu outbreak 'false alarm'
  • Bird flu deal hangs in the balance
  • US: Mutant form of cold virus can kill
  • WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) Contributes Expertise in International Dialogue on Avian Flu
  • Baxter Says Trial Vaccine Works Against Deadliest Bird Flu
  • Saudi Arabia: Another 90,000 chicken die of bird flu in Riyadh
  • US - new policy on antiviral use being considered
  • BirdFlu2008: conference, UK
  • SAUDI ARABIA - "Suspect injured 5 workers avian in Al-Karj" [all tested neg]
  • SAUDI ARABIA - Suspcious poultry deaths in Al Bahah province
Summary of News for November 15, 2007
Bangladesh
•   BANGLADESH: Return of the bird flu threat (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•   Saudi Arabia culls bird flu infected poultry (Link)
•   Saudi Arabia: Workers in Al-Kharj Test Negative for Bird Flu (Link)
Turkey
•   Lessons from Turkey's 2006 bird flu outbreak (Link)
United Kingdom
•   UK - Poultry already dead on cull farm (Link)
•   Modeling The Spread Of Disease, UK (Link)
•   UK - Affected farm claims no link with Dutch duckling imports (Link)
•   UK: Bird flu suspected at second farm (Link)
United States
•   Report: More than 35 million Americans hungry in 2006 (Link)
•   EMS Pandemic Guidelines (Link)
•   CDC says deadly cold virus has killed in Washington (Link)
•   Virulent form of cold virus spreads in U.S (Link and Link)
•   A 4th R in school: Readiness (Link)
•   Chicago area firm's pneumonia treatment passes test (Link)
General
•   Launch of preventionweb.net "a Global Information Platform for DRR (Disaster Risk Reduction)" (Link and Link and new diary on this subject)
•   Bird flu science hangs in the balance (Link)
•   Building Vaccine Consensus (Link)
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