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November 19

News Reports for November 19

by: Nimbus

Mon Nov 19, 2007 at 00:31:07 AM EST

Summary of News for November 18, 2007
Bangladesh
    •   Return of the bird flu threat (Link)
Saudi Arabia
    •   Saudi: 21 people being monitored (Link)
    •   "Suspected Al-Kharj Hospital utter farm owner" (Link)
    •   Steps in Place to Check Bird Flu (Link)
    •   222,000 chickens culled in Saudi Arabia (Link)
    •   Map of the above locales (Link)
    •   "The discovery of new cases of the disease in one of the largest farms..." (Link)
Turkey
    •   Avian influenza outbreak in Turkey through health personnel's views: a qualitative study (Link)
UK
    •   Farmers' anger at £40m disease control levy (Link)
United States
    •   Students Prep America (Link)
General
    •   Helen Branswell: WHO hold special meeting to try to break Indonesian virus sharing logjam (Link)
    •   More on breeding AI resistant chickens (Link)
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News Reports for November 19, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 23:13:48 PM EST

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Bahrain
• Bahrain on high alert over virus outbreak (Link)

Germany
• ProMED: http://www.promedmail.org/ (Link)

Indonesia
• Housewife from Bekasi Timur, a West Java district dies of H5N1 (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• Saudi MOH: Health: registered cases of HIV infection (Corona) New in Riyadh and Al-Jawf (Translated) (Link)

Spain
• CIDRAP: Spain cites new MERS case (Link)

Taiwan
• Bird flu strain infects human for 1st time (Link)

Research
• Novartis bird flu jab shows early promise (Link)
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (142): H7N9 vaccine development (Link)
• Study: Platform Strategies for Rapid Response Against Emerging Coronaviruses: MERS-CoV Serologic and Antigenic Relationships in Vaccine Design (Link)

General
• People with heart problems urged to get flu safe with free jab (Link)
• 5 ways to combat flu in your home Disinfect surfaces, wash linens, control humidity (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Spain MERS Hajj Cluster Raises Concerns (Link)
• Recombinomics: Delayed Spain MERS Hajj Cluster Testing Raises Concerns (Link)
• Helen Branswell: Two cases of MERS reported in Kuwait, Spain tests 2nd probable case (Link)
• Virology Down Under: H7N9 vaccine progresses through Phase I trials (Link)


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News Reports for November 19, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 21:41:24 PM EST

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India
• Kerala: Steps taken to check spread of bird flu (Link)
• Tamil Nadu: 'Go in for immunisation against H1N1' (Link)
• Karnataka: H1N1 back with a bigger sting (Link)

Papua New Guinea
• PNG poultry industry calls for Australian ban after NSW bird flu outbreak (Link)

United States
• US: Flu Update - Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine  (Link)
• MI: More Than 70 Lanigan Students Sick, District Sanitizes School (Link)
• WI: Health officials confirm over 50 cases of flu in Wisconsin (Link)

Research
• Canada: Fears raised over airborne Ebola transmission (Link)

General
• Google Flu Trends (Link)
• CNN: Best new ways to avoid the cold and flu  (Link)
• CIDRAP: FAO sees signs of decline in H5N1 outbreaks (Link)


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News Reports for November 19, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 12, 2011 at 14:00:18 PM EST

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Cuba
•  Cuba giving flu shots to more than 600,000 people (Link)

India
•  Tripura on bird flu alert, bans poultry imports (Link)

United States
•  Lack of paid sick leave may have raised illness risk in H1N1 pandemic (Link)

Research
•  Study finds gene changes that would boost avian flu transmissibility (Link)

General
•  WHO: Southern Hemisphere wraps up its flu season (Link)
•  Debate rages over new bird flu research; some argue it's not safe to publish (Link to story by Helen Branswell)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Tale of Two CDC trH3N2 Reports Raises Pandemic Concerns (Link)


•  H (Link)

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News Reports for November 19, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 13, 2010 at 20:42:48 PM EST

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China
•  Hospitals told to crank up testing in flu race (Link)
•  CIDRAP: Few clues in Hong Kong H5N1 analysis (Link) Hong Kong government press release (Link)
•  Bird Flu Pops Up Again in Hong Kong. Is a Pandemic on Its Way? (Link)
•  WHO confirmation of H5N1 case in Hong Kong  (Link)

Philippines
•  Gov't to strictly monitor HK passengers over bird flu  (Link)

Romania
•  Swine flu reported in Romania (Link)

Taiwan
•  City infection fears allayed (Link)

Vietnam
•  Swine flu claims 8 lives in Vietnam this year (Link)

General
•  WHO summary of seasonal flu  (Link)


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News Reports for November 19, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 13, 2009 at 23:09:16 PM EST

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Bulgaria
•  Bulgaria Registers 2 More Swine Flu Fatalities (Link)
•  Bulgaria Set to Call Off Swine Flu Epidemic, Second Wave Feared (Link)

Canada
•  Flu vaccination campaign a 'mess' that should be discontinued: health official (Link)

China
•  China's official H1N1 death count suspect: report (Link)

Egypt
•  Human H5N1 case (Link)

France
•  Low path bird flu outbreak (Link)

India
•  2 more deaths confirmed in Rajasthan state (Link)

Lithuania
•  Lithuania records first swine flu death (Link)

Moldova
•  Moldovan soldiers given onions to fight swine flu (Link)

Norway
•  Pigs with H1N1 were infected by humans  (Link)

Sri Lanka
•  Kandy schools close from Monday (Link and link)

Switzerland
•  Switzerland has confirmed its first death from swine flu (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Wales confirms 7 new deaths, 21 total now (Link)
•  5 yr old London girl died of H1N1, parents told it was 'tonsilitis' (Link)

United States
•  U.S. FDA: Fraudulent 2009 H1N1 Influenza Products List  (Link)
•  CDC: Notifiable Diseases/Deaths in Selected Cities Weekly Information (Link)
•  Problems plague swine flu vaccination program (Link)
•  CA: Orange County confirms one new H1N1 death(Link)
•  CA: H1N1 may have caused SIDS death in San Diego infant (Link)
•  FL: H1N1(Swine Flu): The Fifth Guy - An Incredibly Creative Hand Washing Campaign (Link)
•  KY: northern Kentucky confirms 5th death from H1N1 (Link)
•  MN: H1N1 flu shot clinics are a hit (Link)
•  NJ: Swine flu kills 6 adults in state (Link)
•  NV:Two More Flu Deaths Reported in Southern Nevada (Link)
•  NY teen dies of complications from swine flu (Link)
•  NY: Likely H1N1 Flu Cases Rising Again (Link)
•  NY: 10th grader died from H1N1 in Niagara County (Link)

General
•  Experts say radical measures won't stop swine flu  (Link)
•  Flu Shot Made From Caterpillars May Win Pivotal U.S. Backing (Link)
•  Baculovirus (wikipedia) (Link)
•  Cell-based vaccine production has advantages (Link)
•  JAMA: Safety and Immunogenicity of a Baculovirus-Expressed Hemagglutinin Influenza Vaccine (Link)
•  Military in Europe addressing swine flu (Link)
•  Turkey, WHO donate vaccines to Kosovo (Link)
•  Swine flu shot not causing deaths, officials say (Link)
•  Online gangs cashing in on swine flu (Link)
•  Better surveillance to fight zoonotic infections (Link)
•  WHO- A/H1N1 infection rate in Ukraine not the highest in Europe (Link)

Research
•  New research helps explain why H5N1 has not caused a pandemic (Link) -- Mutations in H5N1 Influenza Virus Hemagglutinin that Confer Binding to Human Tracheal Airway Epithelium (Link)
•  Differentiation of two distinct clusters among currently circulating influenza A(H1N1)v viruses, March-September 2009 (Link)

Commentary
•  Major Victory with Swine Flu Scandal (Link)
•  Opinion: U.S. swine flu response dismal at best (Link)


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News Reports for November 19, 2008

by: AlohaOR

Wed Nov 19, 2008 at 00:33:07 AM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • US (WA):In disaster drill, King County tries out temporary hospital
  • US (MA): Drive-by shots
  • China: Plan 2009 - 2010
  • US (TN): Flu researcher speaks on past, future pandemics
  • UK: New pandemic 'flu protection for general public (press release)
  • US: Early dominance of H1N1 in the United States (Recombinomics commentary)
  • Japan: Evolution of H1N1 Tamiflu resistance in Japan (Recombinomics commentary)
  • Pakistan (Punjab): Suspected CCHF patient dies
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News Reports For November 19

by: MaMa

Sun Nov 19, 2006 at 02:40:35 AM EST

(Daily feature - promoted by DemFromCT)

Summary of News for 18 November 2006.

(From WHO as at 13 Nov - latest update)

Total human cases worldwide 258, deaths 153 (2006 – 111 with 76 deaths)

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