September 28, 2008

Pandemic Influenza threatens the world
The Island (subscription) - Columbo,Sri Lanka
The possibility is a pandemic (H5N1) threat having a reported case fatality rate above 60%. During the 20th century there have been three influenza ...
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Vietnam: Negative surge capacity
By Crof
Via Viet Nam News, yet another reason to hope that the country stamps out H5N1 before it ever learns to cross efficiently to humans: Hospitals overloaded with two to three patients to a bed. Excerpt:. Central hospitals are trying to ...
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WHO: Listing of Confirmed Cases of Human H5N1
By Paul Rega
An up-to-date listing of confirmed cases of avian influenza A (H5N1) around the world and, hopefully, not up your block:. Link: Confirmed Human Cases of Avian Influenza A (H5N1) (World Health Organization)
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Philippines: Planning for H5N1 at the local level
By Crof
Via Philippine Information Agency: Sabangan creates municipal avian flu task force. Excerpt:. In support to the Avian Influenza Protection Program of the national government and to promote a disease-free community for the common welfare ...
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September 27, 2008

Poultry cull in Togo capital after bird flu outbreak
The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu was confirmed for the first time in the west African nation in June last year. No human infections have yet been reported ...
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THE SPORTSMAN'S CORNER: Hurricanes blow ill wind for waterfowl
Willits News - Willits,CA,USA
Of heightened concern during the past several years has been the risk of exposure to Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza (HPAI H5N1). ...
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September 26, 2008

Bird flu recurs in Vietnam
Bangkok Post - Thailand
Hanoi (dpa) - Vietnamese authorities have detected the H5N1 avian flu virus in a flock of ducks on a farm in the southern province of Ca Mau, a government ...
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RI shuts down US medical laboratory
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
US Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt has said the quarrel over Indonesia's refusal to share its samples of the H5N1 avian influenza virus ...
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Indonesia halts US naval medical lab’s activities over row
Gulf Times - Doha,Qatar
The US Naval Medical Research Unit No 2 has been key to efforts to track bird flu in Indonesia, the country with the most human deaths from the H5N1 virus. ...
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WHO urges countries to speed up their ability to fight new diseases
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - New Zealand
After SARS was contained in 2003, avian influenza A(H5N1) emerged a few months later, indicating that other emerging diseases are yet to come, Dr Omi said. ...
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Bird flu hits northern Iraq
Middle East Times - Cairo,Egypt
Though it does not pose a significant health threat to humans, as does the H5N1 strain, Omer urged poultry farmers and the general population to take ...
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UC Santa Cruz
Biologist Marm Kilpatrick honored by American Ornithologists' Union
UC Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz,CA,USA
Kilpatrick's research on avian influenza ("bird flu") has led to predictions about the global spread of the virulent H5N1 strain of the virus. ...
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Digging up the deadly past
The National - Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates
Understanding that could shed light on the H5N1 “bird flu” strain currently gripping parts of the world, explained Dr Alan Hay, the director of the World ...
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September 25, 2008

UKMedix Health News
Daily Mail Employees To Get Free Tamiflu
UKMedix Health News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
A letter explaining exactly who is eligible for the influenza drugs has been sent out to all employees and it was explained that the H5N1 bird flu virus was ...
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Indonesia halts US naval lab's activities
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
2 has been key to efforts to track bird flu in Indonesia, the country with the most human deaths from the H5N1 virus. But a memorandum of understanding ...
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Kansai Paint Product Proved to Lower Bird Flu Virus Infections
Japan Corporate News (press release) - Tokyo,Japan
<4613> said Wednesday the firm's plaster has been proved to lower the infectious ability of a highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus. ...
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Indonesia reports H5N1 decline in poultry flocks
CIDRAP - Minneapolis,MN,USA
In March, a representative from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that H5N1 virus levels in Indonesia's poultry are so high ...
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Indonesia shuts down NAMRU-2
By Crof
But a memorandum of understanding allowing the lab to operate in Jakarta expired two years ago and was not renewed as a dispute arose over Indonesia's sharing of samples of H5N1 with the rest of the world. ...
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CIDRAP on Indonesia and elsewhere
By Crof
An agriculture ministry official in Indonesia who spoke yesterday at a pandemic planning conference for businesses said the number of poultry outbreaks caused by the H5N1 avian influenza virus is declining. ...
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Journal Of Clinical Investigation: Sept. 18, 2008
By admin
Current vaccines for influenza provide protection against specific seasonal influenza A strains and their close relatives, but not against more distant seasonal influenza A viruses and new avian influenza A viruses, such as H5N1, ...
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September 24, 2008

Monoclonal antibodies, a new take on an old therapy
DigitalJournal.com - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Others have done the same for survivors of the H5N1 avian flu. Harvesting antibodies is one thing, reproducing them is quite another. ...
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Cornell Prepares For Pandemic Flu
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun - Ithaca,NY,USA
The alert period means that there are humans that have contracted the avian flu virus known as H5N1. There have been at least 383 people who have contracted ...
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India Bans Imports of Livestock, Products to Check Bird Flu
Bloomberg - USA
The H5N1 flu strain is known to have infected 385 people in 15 nations since 2003, according to the World health Organization. India killed millions of fowl ...
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Bird flu cases down, but pandemic looms
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
Erna Tresnaningsih, the Health Ministry's director for animal-vector diseases, said the confirmed number of humans infected by the H5N1 virus in Indonesia ...
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Novartis Says Experimental Vaccine Protects Against Avian Flu
FDA news (subscription) - Falls Church,VA,USA
“The immune response was broadly cross-reactive and covered all H5N1 clades known to date,” the company adds. “Responses were seen even against viral ...
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Role of viral hemagglutinin glycosylation in anti-influenza ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - New York,NY,USA
Regardless of source, SP-Ds had strong activity against many recent strains of influenza A and B virus from humans; however, H5N1 strains were resistant. ...
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...compiled by Rex Regeborg