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November 17

News Reports for November 17

by: gardner

Sat Nov 17, 2007 at 00:29:30 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Saudi Arabia Links Two New Farms To Deadly Bird Flu Outbreak
  • UK: Budget cuts considered for Defra
  • UK: Staff at bird flu farm yet to be vaccinated
  • UK: Poultry flu safety cull
  • Thailand: Health officials on monitoring bird flu outbreak
  • Update on death of (32 yo) man in Vietnam
  • Update on deaths in Uganda
  • USA: Calif.- Today!- PF disc. in Spanish
  • USA: NPR, Wknd. Ed. Sat.,, Turkeys + AI...
  • Baxter Vaccine Works for Indonesian BF in Study (Update2)
  • Taiwan, "hole in global pandemic shield"
  • USA: Duluth, MN - Plan for emergencies
  • Colorado: Lower Ark Valley receives flu vaccine for state exercise
  • SAUDI ARABIA - "The execution of more than 40,000 bird infected one farm" (google-transl. from Arabic)
  • Chinese Research/AI resistant chickens
Summary of News for November 16, 2007
Japan
•   Japan: CHIBA: Drill envisages deadly flu pandemic (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•   Saudi Arabia: Another 90,000 chicken die of bird flu in Riyadh (Link)
•   SAUDI ARABIA - "Suspect injured 5 workers avian in Al-Karj" [all tested neg] (Link)
•   SAUDI ARABIA - Suspcious poultry deaths in Al Bahah province (Link)
United Kingdom
•   Farmers call for wild bird checks (Link)
•   UK - 2nd Bird flu outbreak 'false alarm' (Link)
•   BirdFlu2008: conference, UK (Link)
•   UK: Staff at bird flu farm yet to be vaccinated (Link)
United States
•   Flu Arrives In Central Florida (Link)
•   US - new policy on antiviral use being considered (SusanC's notes here)
•   Mutant form of cold virus can kill (Link)
•   CDC's Report on Mutant Cold Virus - WMMR - Nov 16 (not included in their archive yet.) (Link)
•   ProMED on Adenovirus(Ad14) in US (Link)
Vietnam
•   ProMED, re. Taiwanese man in Vietnam (Link)
•   Daily Kos: Obama: A Record Fighting Avian Flu (Link)
General
•   Bird flu deal hangs in the balance (Link)
•   WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization) Contributes Expertise in International Dialogue on Avian Flu (Link)
•   Baxter Says Trial Vaccine Works Against Deadliest Bird Flu (Link)
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News Reports for November 17, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 23:13:06 PM EST

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

Kuwait
• Coronavirus under control - MoH (Link)

Uganda
• ProMED: Undiagnosed deaths - Uganda: (KI): RFI (Link)

United Kingdom
•  'Superbugs could erase a century of medical advances,' experts warn (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: US flu activity slowly gains ground (Link)
• CDC notes 624 hantavirus cases in recent decades (Link)
• Three California Students Win Regional Siemens Competition at California Institute of Technology for Research on Anti-flu and Anti-cancer Drugs (Link)

General
• MERS link to camels opens a pandora's box (Link)
• Flu symptoms, and how about that murmur? (Link)
• Flu Survival Guide (Link)
• American Heart Association: 1 minute of CPR video training could save lives (Link)

Commentary
• Avian Flu Diary: H7N9 Transmission and Replication In The Guinea Pig Model (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: A Minute Now Could Save A Life Later (Link and video)


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News Reports for November 17, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 15:51:25 PM EST

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Canada
• The Flu Has Arrived in Guelph! (Link)

India
• Maharashtra: H1N1 claims 27-yr-old man (Link)

United States
• FDA Panel OKs Bird Flu Vaccine Stockpiling (Link)
• AZ: Pandemic Flu: Interprofessional Education Goes Statewide in Arizona (Link)
• GA: People searching for relief from early, harsh flu season (Link)

Research
• Study raises possibility of airborne Ebola spread via pigs (Link)

General
• Is the H3N8 Flu Found in Harbor Seals In New England a Concern for People? (Link)


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News Reports for November 17, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 13:59:38 PM EST

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Canada
•  Flu outbreak hits Calgary senior's home (Link)

China
•  Hong Kong: Threat played down after new swine flu virus find (Link)
•  Mainland: Bird flu virus found in poultry markets (Link)

Taiwan
•  Low-Path H5N2 in Chickens (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine flu unit to open (Link)

United States
•  Zoo will study connections between animal, human health (Link)

Research
•  Vietnam: Study says T-cell response may help identify subclinical H5N1 (Link)

General
•  Bird Flu Research Rattles Bioterrorism Field(Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Maine CDC Detects trH3N2 With Newly Approved PCR Test (Link)


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News Reports for November 17, 2010

by: NewsDiary

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

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China
•  Bird flu detected in Hong Kong in woman returning from China (Link)
•  Hong Kong Woman Catches Bird Flu, Possibly Visiting China Poultry Market (Link)
•  Woman infected with H5 in serious condition  (Link)
•  Bird flu found in Tuen Mun woman (Link)

India
•  Rate of swine flu infection drops to zero (Pune) (Link)

Russia
•  The country has an epidemic of influenza (Link)

South Korea
•  Actress gets H1N1 in Rome, dies (Link)

Taiwan
•  CDC calls on public to receive flu vaccinations (Link)

General
•  Influenza Vaccines May Vary In Amount Of Allergenic Components (Link)


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News Reports for November 17, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 23:08:41 PM EST

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Azerbaijan
•  Azerbaijan starts vaccination against swine flu early December (Link)

Canada
•  Eye opening Canada flu stats from crofs blog (Link)
•  Quebec investigates 2 nurses who took doses of H1N1 vaxx home for family (Link)
•  British Columbia confirms 5 deaths since Nov. 10, & 144 'severe' cases (Link)

China
•  Beijing offers residents free A/H1N1 flu vaccinations (Link)

Denmark
•  Climate conference vaccinations get priority  (Link)

Duchy of Normandy
•  Channel Islands-Schools hit by flu-like illnesses (Link)

Europe
•  Measures to fight H1N1 swine flu in Europe (Link)

Finland
•  Santa promises swine flu won't cancel Christmas (Link)

India
•  4 new deaths confirmed Tuesday (530 total) and 176 new cases (Link)

Indonesia
•  Production of H1N1 vaccine begins in 2010 (Link)
•  Indonesia Produces Seed for Bird/Pig Flu Vaccine (Link)

Jamaica
•  Jamaica confirms 6th death (Link)

Norway
•  Anti-virals available without prescription  (Link)

Palestine
•  West Bank: 5 H1N1 deaths (Link)

Poland
•  Polish inspector reports nation's first swine flu fatality (Link)
•  Two Swine Flu Related Deaths in Poland (Link)

Spain
•  96th death a 6 yr old son of hospital administratino worker in Torrevieja (Link)

Ukraine
•  flu death toll goes up - British labs test to ID flu as H1N1, Spanish flu, or something else (Link)
•  WHO says swine flu samples from Ukraine showed no significant mutation (Link) and (Link)
•  Ukraine paralysed by "superflu" (Link)
•  Ukraine now has 328 deaths and 56000+ new cases (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Swine flu exam fury (Link)
•  Hotline overdiagnosing flu but missing serious illness (Link)

United States
•  ND: N. Dakota reports 'unusual' flu season thus far (Link)
•  OR: 3 more influenza deaths announced today (Link)
•  PA: Pittsburgh infant died of suspect H1N1 (Link)
•  PA: Six more fatalities have been added to the PA DOH website as of 11/17/09 (Link)
•  RI: Rhode Island confirms 2 more deaths from H1N1 (Link)

General
•  Swine flu: 'previous infection could offer some immunity' (Link)
•  CDC Estimates 22 million sick from flu first 6 months of pandemic; Guidance for People At Risk(Link)
•  Not just swine flu - new cold virus may lurk, too (Link)


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News Reports for November 17, 2008

by: AlohaOR

Sun Nov 16, 2008 at 23:48:21 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Old and new viruses spread by air travel, crowding
  • Australia: Biota's flu treatment moves to Phase III
  • Canada (ON): Northumberland sessions focus on flu pandemic
  • US: Detecting viral disease in less than 60 seconds
  • Australia: Protein 'tubules' free avian flu virus from immune recognition
  • UAE: Sharp's air purifier draws attention at EnviroCities 2008
  • UK: How to win the cold war and fight off flu
  • Indonesia: Jakarta to combat bird flu by restricting poultry sales
  • India corn futures fall on weak demand from poultry industry
  • Pakistan: Crimean-Congo fever suspect admitted to BBH
  • India (Orissa): Migratory birds bring in fear of avian influenza
  • US (VT): UVM prepares for pandemic, but outlook remains grim
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