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November 27

News Reports for November 27, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 23:53:14 PM EST

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China
• Three additional overseas (KSA) cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome closely monitored by DH (Hong Kong) (Link)

Indonesia
• Health Ministry Official Charged in H5N1 Graft Case (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• CIDRAP: WHO confirms 3 Saudi MERS cases, 2 deaths (Link)

Taiwan
• Taiwan protests H7N9 listing on official Japanese website (Link)

Research
• CIDRAP: H3N2 gene study finds flu mutations more predictable than thought (Link)
• Americas especially hard hit by 2009 swine flu, study finds (Link)
• Study: Prompt use of neuraminidase inhibitors improves survival of children severely ill with flu (Link)
• Global Mortality Estimates for the 2009 Influenza Pandemic from the GLaMOR Project: A Modeling Study (Link)
• Oseltamivir use drops as evidence of benefits grows (Link)

General
• 2009 Flu Pandemic Was 10 Times More Deadly Than Previously Thought (Link)
• W.H.O. Estimate of Swine Flu Deaths in 2009 Rises Sharply (Link)
• Americas especially hard hit by 2009 swine flu, study finds (Link)
• CIDRAP: CDC contest seeks flu season predictions from use of social media (Link)
• A friendly 'fist-bump' might save you from the flu (Link)
• WHO: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - update (Link)

Commentary
• Avian Flu Diary: Thanksgiving Roll Call 2013 (Link)
• Helen Branswell: H1N1 flu pandemic killed many more younger people than seasonal strain: U.S. study (Link)
• Virology Down Under: MERS by the numbers: monthly MERS (Link)
• Virology Down Under: The MERS-CoV case slience has fallen lifted thanks to the WHO (Link)
• Virology Down Under: MERS-CoV by the numbers: recent weekly case activity (Link)


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News Reports for November 27, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 15:12:16 PM EST

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Australia
• Study: Off-season flu surge in Australia not caused by genetic shift (Link)

Indonesia
Bird Flu Plague in Tegal (translated) (Link)

Mexico
• There are health alert for outbreaks of influenza A and B in the north (translated) (Link)

United States
• First Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Produced in Cell Culture Approved in US (Link)
• TX: Warning Signs Point to Busy Flu Season (Link)

Research
• Germany: CureVac, German scientists take aim at faster flu vaccine (Link)

General
• Latest coronavirus cases prompt WHO call for vigilance (Link)
• Flu starts its Northern Hemisphere rise (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Curious Coronavirus Comments By Saudi Arabia MoH (Link)
• Branswell: New coronavirus cases suggest source may be more widespread, WHO says (Link)


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News Reports for November 27, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 16:55:12 PM EST

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Brazil
•  Ceará has City swine flu outbreak, 11 confirmed cases and 160 suspects (translated) (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Wildlife authority band hunting of migratory birds (Link)

Research
•  'Anthrax isn't scary at all compared to this': Man-made flu virus with potential to wipe out many millions if it ever escaped is created in research lab (Link)
•  Move to publish research into man-made flu that could end civilisation divides scientists (Link)

General
•  WHO gears up as flu virus spreads (Link to story by Helen Branswell)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: WHO Prepares for  trH3N2 Pandemic (Link)
•  Recombinomics: CDC Novel trH3N2 In United States Swine Scam (Link)


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News Reports for November 27, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 20, 2010 at 22:28:04 PM EST

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China
•  Hong Kong: Possible Role of Aerosol Transmission in a Hospital Outbreak of Influenza  (Link)
•  Hong Kong Hospital Reports Possible Airborne Influenza Transmission (Link)

Philippines
•  In the season of bird flu, beware of dead ducks (Link)

Vietnam
•  Bird flu discovered in flood hit central provinces (Nghe An & Ha Tinh) (Link)
•  Bird flu strikes in northern province (Nam Dinh) (Link)


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News Reports for November 27, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 20, 2009 at 22:53:47 PM EST

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Algeria
•  Algeria reports 3 new death cases of A/H1N1 flu (Link)

Canada
•  Alberta health officials warn of H1N1 third wave (Link)
•  Swine flu putting more kids in hospital (Link)
•  Ottawa confirms 16 more deaths in past 3 days, now 309 dead (Link)

China
•  China confirms A/H1N1 mutations  (Link)
•  Spread of A/H1N1 flu increases in China  (Link)
•  6 patients with H1N1 also got menningitis   (Link)

Congo
•  Unidentified disease kills 3 in Congo (Link)

Czech Republic
•  Czech Republic confirms 8th death, nearly 800 cases (Link)

Egypt
•  Egypt reports a new case of H5N1 flu in Egypt (Link)

France
•  France finds same mutation H1N1 Norway plus Tamiflu mutation (Link)

Indonesia
•  Outbreak of H1N1 in pigs in Riau Province, Indonesia (Link)
•  Pig Flu Had Finally Arrived In South-East Sulawesi (translated) (Link)

Maldives
•  Male: More Influenza-A cases reported (Link)

Pakistan
•  At least 3 Hospital staffers down with H1N1 in Peshawar (Link)

Tanzania
•  Confirmation of 142 primary school students confirmed H1N1 cases (Link)

Ukraine
•  Confirmation of 414 deaths from H1N1 so far (Link)

United Kingdom
•  4 persons / day seriously ill arriving at Halifax hospitals still (Link)

United States
•  ID: Idaho confirms 15 deaths in total since pandemic began (Link)
•  MI: Oceana, Michigan woman confirmed new death from H1N1 (Link)
•  OK: Four more die from H1N1 virus (Link)
•  RI: Man Dies After Bout with H1N1 (Link)
•  MN: H1N1 deaths increase, vaccines become available (Link)

General
•  WHO: Vaccine protects against virus mutation (Link)
•  Europe Avoids Vaccine As Deaths Rise (Link)
•  WHO announces more than 1000 deaths officially last week (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: Worldwide Transmission of D225G (Link)
•  Recombinomics: WHO Mis-statements in D225G and H274Y Raise Concerns (Link)


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News Reports for November 27

by: Nimbus

Wed Nov 26, 2008 at 23:53:01 PM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • UK: Terrorists could strike Britain by infecting country with bird flu
  • India: Days after India says it's clean, bird flu strikes Assam block
  • H1N1 Tamiflu Resistance in United States Near 100%
  • UK: Bioterrorism: Global depression warning
  • Indonesia requires drug firms to build plants
  • UK - BBC - UK 'should shift security agenda'
  • H1N1 Tamiflu Resistance in England Approaches 100%
  • South Korea - No Chicken Burger at KFC?
  • Phillipines - Mannila - RP exporters make $19.9M in sales at UAE's Halal World Expo
  • India - Bird flu alert in Bhitarkanika
  • USA - WA - You can call state's hot line if you see dead or ailing swans
  • WHO Monitoring H5N1 In Makassar Indonesia
  • Novel H5N1 At Qinghai Lake Nature Reserve
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News Reports for November 27

by: AlohaOR

Tue Nov 27, 2007 at 00:30:16 AM EST

New Stories for Today   (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Dubai - Returning pilgrims won't be quarantined
  • Saudi Arabia - Suspicious eagle illness in Medina
  • Japan offers Indonesia bird flu laboratory
  • U.K. - When a flu pandemic strikes Britain, human panic will only make it worse.
  • U.S. - Heads up: Fox 5 Washington, DC news teaser
  • Irish influenza pandemic preparedness report
  • U.S. - A theory that raises questions
  • U.S. - Upcoming event (Nov 28) in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • U.S. - NYT Op-ed says "Wash your hands!"
  • US: Baxter flu vaccine contract extended
  • US: Scary Symptoms
  • Indonesian bird flu virus mutates into 5 types
  • John Barry and Howard Merkel debating level of 1918 NPI (NYC)

Summary of News for November 26, 2007
Indonesia
•   Effect Measure: Indonesia's Supari says "no". Is this the bottom line in Geneva? (Link)
•   Indonesia: Indonesia edges closer to sharing bird-flu samples (Link)
Japan
•   Japan halts poultry imports from South Korea (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•   More bird flu found on poultry farm (Link)
•   City officials intercept more poultry trucks in Riyadh (Link)
United Kingdom
•   Overarching government strategy to respond to an influenza pandemic (Link)
United States
•   FDA frets about flu drugs' side effects (Link)
General
•   Richer nations refuse sharing virus samples (Link)
•   WHO: Asia needs bird flu readiness boost (Link)

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News Reports For November 27

by: MaMa

Mon Nov 27, 2006 at 00:14:24 AM EST

Summary of News for 26 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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