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November 25

News Reports for November 25, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 23:52:36 PM EST

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Canada
• Canadians avoiding the flu shot could benefit from needle-less vaccines (Link)
• Alberta hit hard by flu (Link)
• Nova Scotia: Doctors warn of severe flu (Link)

Indonesia
• Veterinarian Checked After Allegedly Infection with H5N1 Poultry (Link)

Sweden
• Sweden prepared to offer swine flu jab apology (Link)

Tanzania
• Ministry planning inspection of poultry imports (Link)

United States
• AL:  Severe flu complications for cancer patients Cancer patients at increased risk for severe flu complications (Link)
• CT: Brisk demand for flu shots (Link)

Research
• Antiviral Drugs, Found to Curb Flu Deaths in Children, Fall in Use (Link)
• European Center for Disease Control: Epidemiological update: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) (Link)
•  Flu Drugs Fall in Use for Children (Link)

Commentary
• Helen Branswell: U.S. FDA approves Quebec-made bird flu vaccine for stockpile use only (Link)
• Virology Down Under: No symptoms but still shedding virus? (Link)


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News Reports for November 25, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 15:11:07 PM EST

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Malaysia
• Wet spell pushes up number of influenza-like illness cases (Link)

United Kingdom
• Trust is top in the flu vaccination chart (Link)

United States
• MT health officials warn shoppers of cold/flu germs (Link)

Research
• New vaccine may give lifelong protection from flu (Link)

General
• A mysterious virus similar to SARS victim charged new Middle East (translated) (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Concerns On WHO SARS-Like Cornavirus Reporting Delays (Link)


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News Reports for November 25, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 00:19:43 AM EST

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Bangladesh
•  2,000 chickens culled in Manikganj (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Ireland: Hundreds get wrong dose of flu vaccine (Link)

United States
•  CDC confirms cases of new swine flu virus (Link)
•  US fears Dutch research could be biological weapon (Link)
•  CDC Warns of New Swine Flu Strain (Link)
•  WHO Report on trH3N2 (Link)

Research
•  Man-made super-flu could kill half humanity (Link)
•  Study: Paid sick leave can curb flu spread  (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Iowa trH3N2 Cluster of Five Forces WHO Alert (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Transmission In Iowa trH3N2 Cluster of Five Raises Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for November 25, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 20, 2010 at 22:27:36 PM EST

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Canada
•  Turkey farm quarantined (Link)
•  Avian flu found on Man. farm not deadly H5N1 (Link)

India
•  Two succumb to A(H1N1) influenza (Link)

Russia
•  In Siberia, complete vaccination of poultry against bird flu (Link)

United States
•  New Mexico reports first flu case of season (Link)

Vietnam
•  H5N1 in birds in Nghe An province (Link)

General
•  CDC: Antivirals not ruled out for low-risk flu patients (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: H1N1 Death Cluster In Pennsylvania Raises Concerns (Link)
•  Recombinomics: Pennsylvania Issues H1N1 and H3N2 Health Advisory (Link)


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News Reports for November 25, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 20, 2009 at 22:53:09 PM EST

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Canada
•  Helen Branswell - GSK says still no answer on whether H1N1 vaccine batch triggers more reaction (Link)

China
•  8 cases of swine flu mutation (Link)
•  Chinese expert warns of H1N1 and H5N1 pandemic mutation (Link)
•  Genetic mutation of H1N1 flu found in China (Link)
•  Detected H1N1 mutations 'not dangerous' (Link)

Japan
•  Japan to send experts to Canada over flu vaccine reactions (Link)

Latvia
•  Baltic states swine flu death toll rises (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Swine flu fears for hajj pilgrims (Link)

Slovakia
•  Ill Man with A(H1N1) Flu Virus Dies in Prievidza Hospital (Link)

South Korea
•  South Korea Unlikely to Buy Problematic H1N1 Vaccine from GSK (Link)
•  22 new deaths recorded last week, total now 104 (Link)

Taiwan
•  Confirmation of death of 4 yr old girl from H1N1 (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Scotland has 3 more deaths, 43 total now (Link)

United States
•  US: CDC says that the rates of 'invasive pneumonia' tripled in Oct vs 5 yr averages in Denver metro (log in required) (Link)
•  Decoding the turkey's genetic gobbledygook (Link)
•  FL: New mom in coma w/ H1N1, newborn survived 5 days (Link)
•  IL: 2000 hospitalizations from H1N1 and 389 new hospitalized (Link)
•  IN: 33 of 35 deaths from flu so far are confirmed H1N1 (Link)
•  MN: Minnesota news reports seem inconsistent now (Link)
•  MN: Six Duluth deaths associated with H1N1 (Link)
•  NM: Two Deaths In Eastern New Mexico Linked To H1N1 (Link)
•  OR: only 17 more hospitalizations since yesterday, no new deaths (Link)
•  OR: Oregon Hospitalizations up 22 in four days and 4 new deaths (Link)
•  PA: (7) New Deaths on PA DOH Website for 11.25.09 (Link)
•  TX: 2 more deaths confirmed in El Paso (Link)
•  UT: Utah confirmed another death and 72 more hospitalizations last week (Link)

General
•  WHO: Possible Tamiflu resistance (translated) (Link)
•  Biological H1N1 Vaccines: Too Little, Too Late (Link)
•  Drug-resistant swine flu probed (Link)
•  The Hajj: A perfect storm for swine flu? (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: D225G Ukraine Norway Link and China Spread (Link)


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News Reports for November 25

by: gardner

Mon Nov 24, 2008 at 23:39:22 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • Recombinomics Commentary - Nov. 24, 2008: Additional H5N1 Clusters in Makassar Indonesia
  • UK - Science & Technology Committee Pandemic debate
  • US electrical supply is highly vulnerable during pandemic conditions
  • USA - CT - Hospital has plans for emergencies large and small
  • USA - FL - JFRD Gets Extreme Training
  • Northern Ireland: Safeguards against flu outbreak
  • USA: Infectious Disease Scare Delays Passengers at LAX
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News Reports for November 25

by: gardner

Sun Nov 25, 2007 at 00:05:44 AM EST

New Stories for Today (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Undiagnosed Febrile Illness--Sri Lanka
  • S Korea culls ducks to prevent bird flu
  • Myanmar takes measure against new bird flu case
  • Saudi Arabia/Bird Flu/And Haj
  • Saudi Arabia- Ministry of Health says Avian Flu is under control
  • On Disaster Denial
Summary of News for November 24, 2007
China
•   Hong Kong finds egret with bird flu in city park (Link)
Egypt
•   Egypt vaccinating 70% of their birds (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•   Mystery headline out of Saudi Arabia via Chinese news: The Saudi Ministry of Health said people have been found infected with bird flu (Link)
•   SAUDI ARABIA - Fifth poultry farm in Al-Kharj affected (Link)
Singapore
•   More on hand-held AI detector/Singapore (Link)
South Korea
•   S.Korea reports new low pathogenic bf case (Link)
United Arab Emirates
•   Flu or Not Flu: Patients across UAE swamp clinics with phantom flu bug (Link)
United Kingdom
•   BBC to remake Survivors (Link)
United States
•   HHS toolkits are expected in early December (No Link)
General
•   UN Expert Says World Unprepared for Avian Flu Pandemic (Link)
•   (Final) Day 4 of flu virus sharing summit: meeting ends in qualified success (Link)
•   WHO official says Asia should remain alert for bird flu, but some countries unprepared (Link)
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News Reports For November 25

by: MaMa

Sat Nov 25, 2006 at 02:27:05 AM EST

Summary of News for 24 November 2006.

(From WHO as at 13 Nov - latest update)

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


The Webster-Govorkova piece below was reviewed by Effect Measure here.

...the Commentary by Robert Webster and Elena Govorkova that accompanies the two papers is a model of clarity and a stunning summary of where we are at this moment. Hardly a word of the 1600 word essay is wasted.



-updated by DemFromCT

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