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November 18

News Reports for November 18, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 18:29:16 PM EST

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

•  WHO: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - China (Link)

•  Bird flu: Egyptian woman dies of H5N1 virus (Link)

•  Patient cured of Ebola in Germany treated with biofiltration device (Link)

•  India's First Ebola Patient Has Been Quarantined (Link)

•  Frail System Raised Ebola Risk for Liberian Health Workers (Link)
•  Liberians Support House-to-House Ebola Searches (Link)
•  Improved Ebola Situation in Liberia May Complicate Vaccine Trials (Link)

•  Mali on high alert with new Ebola cluster (Link)
•  600 in Mali under Ebola watch (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Saudi MOH Daily Press Release (Link)
•  Saudi MOH: '1 New Confirmed Corona Cases Recorded, one recovery and no deaths (Link)

Sierra Leone
•  Man who died from Ebola endured treatment delays (Link)
•  Africa's Village Healers Complicate Ebola Fight (Link)
•  7th doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone (Link)

United States
•  Doctor hesitates, then returns to Ebola front line (Link)
•  Is the U.S. pursuing the right strategy against Ebola? (Link)
•  Enhanced Airport Entry Screening to Begin for Travelers to the United States from Mali (Link)
•  NY: Remains of woman who died at Brooklyn hair salon to be tested for Ebola (Link and link)

•  Respiratory influenza virus infection induces intestinal immune injury via microbiota-mediated Th17 cell-dependent inflammation (Link)
•  Identification of Molecular Markers Associated with Alteration of Receptor-Binding Specificity in a Novel Genotype of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Viruses Detected in Cambodia in 2013 (Link)

•  Bird flu discovered in U.K., Netherlands, but authorities play down risk to humans (Link)
•  EU Commission adopts emergency measures to contain bird flu (Link)
•  Ebola epidemic 'nowhere near over' in West Africa, CDC director says (Link)
•  New Study Shows How ZMapp Binds to Ebola, Ways to Boost Potency (Link)
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•  Ebola surveillance may become quicker and cheaper (Link)
•  Wanted: Ebola test with perfect negative predictive value at time zero (Link)
•  Ebola: The Executive Summary, 11/18 (Link)

•  H (Link)

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News Reports for November 18, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 23:13:27 PM EST

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• Federal government blocking information on illness-causing bacteria, doctors charge (Link)

• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (141): China: southern, H5N1 seroprevalence (Link)
• Hong Kong: Two additional overseas cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome closely monitored by DH (Link)

• Tamil Nadu: Two-year-old dies in Chennai after contracting H1N1 (Link)
• Tamil Nadu: Health official allays A(H1N1) outbreak fear (Link)
• Tamil Nadu: Kalpakkam girl with swine flu dies at city government hospital (Link)

• Indonesia Reports Bird Flu Death (Link)
• Number of Cases of Bird Flu in Indonesia Achieving 195 cases (Link)

United States
• IA: Three strains of flu identified (Link)

• If You're Not Worried About Dengue Fever, Here's Why You Should Be (Link)
• WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update (Link)
• If you have diabetes, liver or kidney problems, get flu safe (Link)
• OIE - World Organisation for Animal Health: Update November 2013 - Questions and Answers MERS coronavirus (CoV) (Link)
• Monitoring current threats: ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR), week 46 (Link)

• Virology Down Under: MERS-CoV tally (Link)
• Avian Flu Diary: Kuwait MERS Coronavirus Updates: WHO & MOH (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for November 18, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 21:41:03 PM EST

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• New South Wales: Bird flu chickens destroyed (Link)

United States
• GA: ProMED -  Influenza (105): USA (GA) (Link)
• KS: Flu-like illness closes suburban KC district (Link)
• OH: Flu cases starting to increase; still time to get a flu shot (Link)
• WI: Flu season off to quick start in Wisconsin (Link)

• MSN: The Ebola virus may be learning to fly (this is not a good thing) (Link) Science News: Ebola may go airborne (Link)

• H (Link)

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News Reports for November 18, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 14:00:00 PM EST

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•  FAO official warns of elevated risk of avian flu in China (Link)

•  Study finds gene changes that would boost avian flu transmissibility (Link)
•  Past flu exposures weakened pandemic severity (Link)
•  Tropical Flu Theory Disproved By New Study  (Link)

•  WHO warns of new pandemic (Link)

•  Recombinomics: Hong Kong Swine trH3N2 Distinct From US Human Isolates (Link)

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News Reports for November 18, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 13, 2010 at 20:42:34 PM EST

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•  Nova Scotia doctors urged to return H1N1 vaccine (Link)

•  CIDRAP: Hong Kong reports H5N1 infection (Link)
•  Prevention and control of infectious diseases in winter in Heilongjiang Province, will be deployed in key areas such as strengthening the school surveillance (translated) (Link)
•  Markets inspected as Hong Kong sees first bird flu case in 7 years (Link)
•  Bird Flu Returns to Hong Kong (translated) (Link)

•  H5N1 in Indonesian Live Bird Markets (Link)

•  New HK bird-flu case puts NAIA terminal back on alert (Link)

•  Taiwanese traveling abroad on new alert against H5N1 (Link)

•  CIDRAP: Pandemic H1N1 could become more virulent, reassort with seasonal flu (Link) Full article: Does Pandemic A/H1N1 Virus Have the Potential To Become More Pathogenic? (Link)

•  Recombinomics: trH3N2 Matches For All Five Patients Signal Pandemic (Link)

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News Reports for November 18, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 23:08:57 PM EST

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•  B.C. sees spike in severe reactions to flu shot (Link)

•  Hungarian authorities declare swine flu epidemic (Link)

•  Indonesia: To produce local vaccine (translated) (Link)

•  H1N1 flu death toll at 100 (Link)

•  Russia registers 5,613 A/H1N1 flu cases (Link)

•  Switzerland registers first swine flu death  (Link)

•  Swine flu - the number of victims in Ukraine grows up every hour (Link)
•  Is "Swine flu" the same as "Spanish flu"?  (Link)
•  The number of diseased people is now close to 1.5 million (Link)
•  Second wave of A/H1N1 flu in Ukraine could come in late 2009-early 2010 (Link)
•  Fragile Care Worsened Swine Flu in Ukraine (Link)
•  Ukraine Ministry of Health website-translated (Link or link)

United States
•  Visually Mapping Avian Flu May Help H1N1 (Link)
•  U.S.: Santas lobby for H1N1 vaccine (Link)
•  U.S.: Air Force Adds Kids to Pentagon's Mandatory H1N1 Vaccine Program (Link)
•  US - House committees probe pandemic vaccine decisions (Link)
•  NV: NV: State Reallocating Las Vegas Vaccine Supply Away From Health Dist. (Link)
•  NY: 4th death in Rochester area confirmed and 3 other deaths in NY state (Link)
•  OR: Lane County H1N1 deaths disproportionately high (Link)
•  OR: McMinnville Oregon woman dies from H1N1 (Link)
•  OR: pet cat death confirmed from H1N1 in Oregon (Link)
•  OR: Three new deaths, 22 new hospitalizations (Link)
•  PA: (26y/o) Philadelphia man dies after long flu ordeal (Link)
•  TX: Officials confirm Tarrant's 8th swine flu death (Link)
•  WI: Department of Health Services confirms 11 more swine flu deaths in Wisconsin (Link)
•  WI: Wisconsin confirms 11 more deaths, 31 total now, 33% increase in one week (Link)

•  CDC: 2009 H1N1 Flu Information for People with Disabilities and Their Caregivers or Personal Assistants (Link)
•  If H1N1 joins with the bird flu, pandemic may be much worse (Link)

•  Recombinomics: Niman says D225G change in H1N1 is in Ukraine, other nations (Link)

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News Reports for November 18, 2008

by: AlohaOR

Tue Nov 18, 2008 at 00:13:59 AM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • US (CA): Shasta Country health department will use grants for disaster planning
  • Singapore: Warning - New flu epidemic
  • Malaysia: Help farmers build simple, secure chicken coops
  • Egypt: Contingency planning for an avian flu pandemic
  • Indonesia (So. Sulawesi): 17 suspected cases reported to be negative for H5N1
  • Indonesia: Denial of H5N1 confirmatory lab results in Indonesia (Recombinomics commentary)
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News Reports for November 18

by: Nimbus

Sun Nov 18, 2007 at 00:32:11 AM EST

Summary of News for November 17, 2007
    •   Ordinary chicken body is expected to "grow" anti-avian flu gene (Link)
Saudi Arabia
    •   Saudi Arabia Links Two New Farms To Deadly Bird Flu Outbreak (Link)
    •   "The execution of more than 40,000 bird infected one farm" (Link)
    •   Chen laments Taiwan "hole in global pandemic shield" (Link)
    •   Health officials on monitoring bird flu outbreak (Link)
    •   Update on deaths in Uganda (Link)
    •   Budget cuts considered for Defra (Link)
    •   Staff at bird flu farm yet to be vaccinated (Link)
    •   Poultry flu safety cull (Link)
United States
    •   Public Health Preparedness Pan. Influenza Ca Spanish (Link)
    •   NPR - Preserving Historic Turkey Breeds in Kansas (Link)
    •   Duluth, MN - Plan for emergencies (Link)
    •   Colorado: Lower Ark Valley receives flu vaccine for state exercise (Link)
    •   Mass vaccination effort simulated in Ventura County CA (Link)
    •   Update on death of (32 yo) man in Vietnam (Link)
    •   Baxter Vaccine Works for Indonesian BF in Study (Link)
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News Reports for November 18

by: MaMa

Sat Nov 18, 2006 at 12:59:35 PM EST

(The Community News Summary will always be promoted - promoted by DemFromCT)

just trying this out...any hints and tips to make it more 'readable' here are very appreciated!

Summary of News for 17 November 2006

(From WHO as at 13 Nov - latest update) Total human cases worldwide 258, deaths 153 (2006 – 111 with 76 deaths)


  • Indonesian leader calls for contingency plans to deal with possible bird flu pandemic (link)


  • New Bird Flu Cases Discovered in Egypt (link)

  • Nursing home illness ‘not bird flu’ (link)

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