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November 28

News Reports for November 28, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 23:53:32 PM EST

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China
• Zhejiang new case of human infection of bird flu H7N9 is now hospitalized (translated) (Link)
• China reports 3rd H7N9 case in Nov. (Link)

Qatar
• Qatar reports three camel MERS infections (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• ProMED: MERS-CoV - Eastern Mediterranean (91): Saudi Arabia, WHO (Link)

Research
• H1N1 Flu Death: What Do The Numbers Mean For Possible Pandemic? (Link)
• CIDRAP: Study finds no decrease in flu hospitalization in vaccinees (Link)
• 20 Surprising Ways to Prevent Colds and Flu (Link)
• Research ethics: 3 ways to blow the whistle (Link)

Commentary
• Virology Down Under: Dutch researchers in collaboration with Qatar are at work sequencing MERS-CoV from camels (Link)
• Recombinomics: MERS Asymptomatic Camel Cluster In Qatar (Link)


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News Reports for November 28, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 15:12:59 PM EST

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India
• Tamil Nadu: 55-year-old man dies of swine flu in Coimbatore (Link)

Japan
• Health Ministry says vaccines against new type of flu to fall short in 2013 (Link)

United States
• CDC study suggests agricultural fairs are a potential source for future epidemics (Link)

Research
• Influenza forecast: Cloudy with a chance of flu? (Link)
• Man's best friend: Common canine virus may lead to new vaccines for deadly human disease (Link)
• Investing in a better flu shot (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: ECDC In Denial of Novel Beta Coronavirus Human Transmission (Link)


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News Reports for November 28, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 16:55:29 PM EST

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Australia
•  Overseas trips ramp up 'flu figures (Link)

United States
•  IA: New flu strain infects Iowa kids (Link)
•  IA: New flu strain shows up in Iowa (Link)

General
•  New flu virus has WHO gearing up to respond (Link)
•  Man-made super flu (Link)


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News Reports for November 28, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 27, 2010 at 20:27:30 PM EST

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Bangladesh
•  Birds with tracking devices begin returning  (Link)

Fiji
•  Seek medical care for flu (Link)

Georgia
•  Birds die of bird flu in Georgia (Link)

Philippines
•  Stop smuggling of poultry products - AGAP (Link)
•  Flu fears force ban on bird hunting (Link)

Ukraine
•  Four Ukrainians were infected with swine flu in France (Link)

Vietnam
•  Avian flu recurs in northern Vietnam  (Link)


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News Reports for November 28, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 27, 2009 at 22:38:12 PM EST

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Canada
•  Demand for H1N1 flu vaccine levels off (Link)
•  Resident gets Guillain-Barre after H1N1 shot  (Link)

China
•  China urges intensified supervision on A/H1N1 flu in animals (Link)
•  Flu victims warned not to count on immunity (Link)

France
•  Two die in France after mutated H1N1 flu infection  (Link)
•  Virus mutation spreads as swine flu deaths leap  (Link)
•  Swine flu virus a mixture of drug resistant & lung hemorrhaging H1N1 strains (Link)

India
•  3 more deaths in Rajasthan brings total there to 42 (Link)

Macedonia
•  3rd death confirmed from H1N1 (Link)

Netherlands
•  For Sale: 19 million Doses of Pandemic Vaccine, As Good as New
(Link)

Palestine
•  Confirmation of 2 new deaths, total now 9 (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Muslin pilgrims complete Hajj: flu check (Link)
•  Saudi Arabia: the death of Pakistani pilgrims bird (Link)
•  Hajj devil stoning ritual biggest swine flu risk (Link)

Taiwan
•  Confirmations of 31st death (Link)

United Kingdom
•  23 die of swine flu in Wales  (Link)
•  H (Link)

United States
•  Swine flu declining, but vaccination still needed  (Link)
•  CDC hooks up with WebMD (Link)
•  H1N1 Vaccine With Negligible Side Effects (Link)
•  FDA Approves Agriflu Seasonal Influenza Vaccine (Link)

General
•  Is there a history lesson from the swine flu of '76?  (Link)
•  Why Some Vaccines May Require A Booster (Link)

Commentary
•  Look at ill effects of H1N1 vaccine (Link)


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News Reports for November 28

by: Nimbus

Fri Nov 28, 2008 at 00:02:20 AM EST

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News Reports for November 28

by: AlohaOR

Wed Nov 28, 2007 at 00:25:22 AM EST

New Stories for Today   (Open this Diary to read more on these postings)
  • Viet Nam - Chickens die en mass
  • China - Flu vaccine plant in Shenzhen will be biggest drug joint venture in China
  • Saudi Arabia - 2 new outbreaks in poultry near Riyadh; 13 total so far
  • U.K. - Handwashing more useful than drugs in virus control
  • Saudi Arabia - Suspicious poultry deaths in Najran in the south
  • Saudi Arabia - "Committee of Mecca" holds an emergency meeting; no bf reported in Mecca
  • U.K. -  Catch it, Bin it, Kill it - Respiratory and hand hygiene campaign
  • South Africa: Johannesburg's ducks die, Avian flu ruled out
  • Angola: Cunene - Regional Seminar On Bird Flu Proceeds
  • Colorado: Tech firm gets grant for research into flu shot
  • US: Remember the pandemic threat? (Some) IT planners do
  • Romania detects H5N1 bird flu virus in Danube farm
  • Bulgaria shuts poultry markets across the border from Romanian outbreak
  • U.S. - Virulent flu strain arrives in Jersey
  • WHO - Improvements in flu surveillance network goal of Geneva meeting
  • Saudi Arabia - Thousands of birds culled
  • Saudi Arabia - 300 (1200?) migratory birds dead in Al Jawf province in the north

Summary of News for November 27, 2007
Dubai
•   Returning pilgrims won't be quarantined (Link)
Indonesia
•   Japan offers Indonesia bird flu laboratory (Link)
•   Bird flu virus mutates into 5 types (Link)
Ireland
•   Irish influenza pandemic preparedness report (Link)
Saudi Arabia
•   Suspicious eagle illness in Medina (Link in Arabic)
United Kingdom
•   When a flu pandemic strikes Britain, human panic will only make it worse (Link and SusanC's reply)
United States
•   A theory that raises questions - whether influenza vaccines for pregnant women increase the risk of childhood schizophrenia (Link)
•   Upcoming event (Nov 28) in Ann Arbor, Michigan (Link)
•   NYT Op-ed says "Wash your hands!" (Link)
•   Baxter flu vaccine contract extended (Link)
•   Scary symptoms (Link)
•   John Barry and Howard Merkel debating level of 1918 NPI (NYC) (Link)

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News Reports For November 28

by: MaMa

Tue Nov 28, 2006 at 01:20:06 AM EST

Summary of News for 27 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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