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November 7

News Reports for November 7

by: Nimbus

Wed Nov 07, 2007 at 00:04:41 AM EST

Summary of News for November 6, 2007
Australia
    •   Children's books to help fight bird flu (Link)
Indonesia
    •   Bird flu kills one Tangerang resident (Link)
United States
    •   Arkansas - Health officials warn of flu pandemic (Link)
    •   Fort Worth Public Health Prepares For Pandemic (Link)
Vietnam
    •   Cholera reported in Vietnam's diarrhea outbreak (Link)
General
    •   Wangh creates DNA detection method (Link)
    •   Origin of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus in China and genetic characterization of donor and recipient viruses (Link)
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News Reports for November 7, 2014

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 22:27:18 PM EDT

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Germany
• Bird flu reported on German farm (Link)
• CIDRAP: H5N8 strikes 31,000-bird turkey farm in Germany (Link)

Liberia
• Confusion in Liberia as 90-day emergency state expires (Link)
• Have aid efforts brought Ebola under control? (Link)
• Ebola Is Destroying Liberia's Vaccination Program (Link)
• Empty Ebola beds in Liberia pose riddle for health workers (Link)
• Loneliness and Comedy in the Ebola Ward (Link)

Saudi Arabia
• CIDRAP: Hospital MERS cluster in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) tied to patient from Taif (Link)
• Saudi MOH Daily Press Release, Index Page Graphic Report, November 7, 2014 (Link)
• Saudi MOH: '2 New Confirmed Corona Cases Recorded', Nov. 7 (Link)

Sierra Leone
• Ebola in Sierra Leone: UK doctor's video diary part two (Link)

United Kingdom
• Ebola expert warns of tragedy in British hospitals due to safety failings (Link)

United States
• CIDRAP: CDC cites 2 more deaths in EV-D68 cases, more polio-like illnesses (Link)
• CIDRAP: CDC warns travelers of chikungunya outbreak (Link)
• Texas & Ohio Quietly Reach End Of Ebola Contact Monitoring (Link)
• TX: Surviving Nurse Amber Vinson Blames Cleanup Crew for Destroying Her Engagement Ring (Link)
•  Latest Ebola fear: Safety of lab equipment (Link)
• West Africa's Ebola epidemic leads to US protective gear backlog (Link)
• Ebola-tackling robots to be discussed by the White House (Link)

Research
• New step towards eradication of H5N1 bird flu  (Link)
• Spray vaccine may not halt swine flu in kids, officials say (Link)
• Learning About Ebola, Little by Little (Link)
• Experimental Ebola drugs should not be withheld, WHO says (Link)

General
• U.N. Ebola chief voices guarded optimism (Link)
• UN Releases Manual for Safe Ebola Burials (Link)
• UPMC Center for Health Security - Health Security Headlines - Headlines: Nov. 7, 2014 (Link)

Commentary
• In Liberia, Ebola Makes 'Pariahs' Out Of The Sick, Says NYT Reporter; Q & A interview (Link)
• Helen Branswell, Scientific American: How Ebola Blindsides the Body's Defenses (Link)


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News Reports for November 7, 2013

by: NewsDiary

Mon Nov 04, 2013 at 22:04:59 PM EST

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Cambodia
• ProMED: Avian influenza, human (136): Cambodia (PO) H5N1, WHO (Link)

China
• Fourth case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in China in 3 weeks (Link)
• H7N9 fails to stop chicken imports (Link)

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

Spain
• CIDRAP: Spain Confirms MERS In Hajj Pilgrim (Link)
• ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control): Update on Mers Case in Spain (Link)

United Arab Emirates
• Mers coronavirus diagnosed in patient in Abu Dhabi hospital (Link)
• Omani diagnosed with coronavirus in UAE (Link)

United States
• SC: DHEC - Woman is SC's first flu death this season (Link)

Vietnam
• Poultry Infected With H5N1 In Mekong Delta Province (Link)

Commentary
• Recombinomics: Spain Confirms MERS In Hajj Pilgrim (Link)
• Recombinomics: MERS In Hajj Pilgrim Raises Transparency Concerns (Link)
• Helen Branswell: Spain reports its first MERS case; woman travelled to Saudi Arabia for Hajj  (Link)
• Virology Down Under: MERS-CoV case in Spain, imported from Saudi Arabia during visit for Hajj pilgrimage [UPDATED] (Link)


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News Reports for November 7, 2012

by: NewsDiary

Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 01:13:17 AM EST

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Canada
• Ontario: Influenza A virus appears in Thunder Bay (Link)

Oman
• Oman bans poultry products from India (Link)

United States
• TN: Clarksville Academy Closes For Remainder Of Week Due To Flu (Link)
• TN: Flu outbreak forces Clarksville Academy to close (Link)

Research
• Birds of a feather prefer to avoid sharing sick bed (Link)

General
• The Use of New Replikins Synthetic Vaccines to Prevent Pandemics to be Presented at Influenza Congress Nov. 12 in Washington DC (Link)


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News Reports for November 7, 2011

by: NewsDiary

Sun Nov 06, 2011 at 22:37:16 PM EST

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Cambodia
•  H5N1 in domestic poultry  (Link)

Indonesia
•  Seven People Feared Infected with Bird Flu (translated) (Link)

Research
•  2009 H1N1 flu pandemic 'deaths' of children were actually caused by MRSA (Link)

General
•  CDC lists diseases covered by notification rule for emergency responders (Link)
•  Anti-vaccine group runs ad about flu vaccines on Delta flights (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: RBD Changes In 2011 H5N1 Fatal Cluster In Bali Indonesia (Link)
•  Recombinomics: R193M and RBD Changes In H5N1 Fatal Bali Indonesia Cluster (Link)


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News Reports for November 7, 2010

by: NewsDiary

Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 22:35:48 PM EDT

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Japan
•  Hong Kong [H3N2] flu kills six in Japan (Link)
•  H3N2 Kills Six In Hospital in Akita Japan (Link to Recombinomics commentary)

Mexico
•  Increase respiratory illnesses in Tlaxcala  (Link)
•  Clinics and hospitals, to unusual demand for consultations for respiratory disease in Morelos (translated) (Link)

Russia
•  The flu epidemic in Russia: 20 million free vaccinations will not stop the worst (Link)

United States
•  IL: City offering free flu shots (Chicago) (Link)
•  WA: First cases of flu popping up in Tri-Cities (Link)

General
•  Flu vaccination in school kids helps protect everyone (Link)


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News Reports for November 7, 2009

by: NewsDiary

Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 20:19:54 PM EST

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Azerbaijan
•  First Swine Flu Case Reported (Link)

Belarus
•  Dictatorship is life-threatening (Link)

Canada
•  Ontario: Swine flu 'on the wane' (Link)
•  Edmonton father questions ER protocols where H1N1 mixes with well persons too (Link)

China
•  A/H1N1 vaccination program extends to all Beijingers (Link)
•  WHO Says Pandemic Flu on Rise in China, Japan (Link)
•  Chinese mainland reports one more death from A/H1N1 flu (Link)
•  Hong Kong reports 39 patients in hospital wards caught H1N1 (Link)

France
•  8 deaths since 03 november 2009 (Link)

India
•  Three swine flu deaths take India's toll to 489 (Link)
•  Ludhiana reports another death, 39th from H1N1 (Link)
•  Tamil Nadu confirms 9 deaths there so far (Link)

Jordan
•  Pilgrims will leave for Mecca without swine flu vaccination (Link)

Mexico
•  Official warns of collapse in hospitals by AH1N1 (translated) (Link)
•  10 new deaths by A/H1N1 in Morelos (translated) (Link)

Moldova
•  Moldova reports 3rd death from H1N1, a man returned from Moscow (Link)

Mongolia
•  Mongolia to import H1N1 vaccine from China (Link)

Pakistan
•  Afghani migrant woman dies in Peshawar  (Link)

Poland
•  Polish news article from yesterday, translated (Link)

Russia
•  Russia's swine flu death toll rises to 19 (Link)
•  Situation with A/H1N1/ grippe under control--Golikova (Link)

Saudi Arabia
•  Saudi Arabia Travel Alert November 05, 2009  (Link)
•  Saudi Arabia mandates all barbers wear masks (Link)

Slovakia
•  All border crossings except one to be closed w/ Ukraine (Link)

Sri Lanka
•  1st confirmed death from H1N1, in Kandy, 16 yr old boy (Link)

Turkey
•  A/H1N1 flu death toll rises to 23 in Turkey  (Link)

Ukraine
•  Flue death toll in Ukraine: 109 dead (Link)
•  Ukraine Radio International: Radio on demand (Link)
•  Crimea: Feodosiya is ready to meeting of flu (Link)
•  Blog: Ukraine Expected to Surpass 1 Million Infections in Only 10 Days; the U.S. took 10 weeks (Link)
•  Official: Ukrainian Election May Be Postponed Due To Swine Flu (Link)
•  135 dead and 317 persons in 'grave condition' (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Highest risk get H1N1 vaccine first under British system (Link)
•  Widow of swine flu victim in 'lies' anger as Scottish toll hits 32 (Link)

United States
•  US: Harvard School of Public Health Poll shows most tried and failed to get vaxx 1st time around (Link)
•  CDC: Monitoring Influenza Activity, Including 2009 H1N1 (Link)
•  AK: Island village hit by suspected swine flu (Link)
•  IA: Fighting the Good Fight (Link)
•  IL: Low vaccine supply raises ire  (Link)
•  NY: A Swine Flu Death confirmed (Link)
•  OH: Sheriff's captain died Friday evening from H1N1 (Link)
•  OR: Fewer flu cases in Southern Oregon (Link)
•  OR: H1N1 lands local residents in ICU's (Link)
•  PA: State offers to help schools give shots free (Link)
•  PA: DOH lists (2) Additional Deaths (Link)
•  PA: Geisinger confirms death resulting from H1N1 (Link)
•  SD: 4 more deaths in South Dakota confirmed, total now 13 (Link
•  TX: second death confirmed in Galveston in less than a week (Link)
•  TX: State defends withholding flu vaccine distribution info (Link)
•  WA: New priorities for flu vaccine (Link)
•  WI: Suspect arrested in Milwaukee theft of flu vaccine (Link)

General
•  A/H1N1 influenza death toll rises over 6,000, says WHO (Link)

Commentary
•  Recombinomics: National H1N1 Epidemic Declared in Bulgaria (Link)
•  UK Swine flu blog: How bonkers is this (Link)


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News Reports for November 7

by: gardner

Fri Nov 07, 2008 at 00:44:26 AM EST

Open this diary to read today's news and to see a summary of yesterday's news.
New Stories for Today:
  • USA - Maryland - Mock Pandemic
  • UK - New Warning Over Bird Flu Vaccine - University Of Leicester Professor Calls For Vaccination Programme
  • UK - Has pandemic complacency come home to roost?
  • USA - OSHA chief's departure just days away
  • Philippines - Japan donates anti-flu drugs, protective equipment to RP
  • Egypt Has Lowest Human Death Rate of Avian Flu-Affected Nations
  • Teenage girl bird flu suspect dies in Indonesia
  • Indonesia: Bird flu suspect dies in Semarang
  • United States Contributes $320 Million to Global Avian Flu Fight
  • Egypt Meeting Increases Total Avian Flu Assistance
  • Pandemics: Blowing hot and cold over the flu threat
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