Australia: Fatalities fuelling fears of epidemic
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 8, 2004 from NEWS.com.au, Australia
AT LEAST five patients have died and 15 nursing home residents have been quarantined following a suspected influenza outbreak at an aged care facility.Of the 61 residents at the Bethel Aged Care Facility ...
New fatal human case of bird flu suspected in Vietnam: WHO
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 8, 2004 from XinhuaNet News
GENEVA, Sept. 7 (Xinhuanet) -- The World Health Organization (WHO)said Tuesday that it has received informal reports of a laboratory-confirmed fatal case of influenza A H5 infection in Vietnam. ...
Suspected bird flu claims baby's life in Vietnam
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 7, 2004 from Channel News Asia, Singapore
... He denied that the child, Le Viet Anh, had been infected with the lethal H5N1 strain of avian influenza that has already killed 19 people in Vietnam this year ...
Malaysia: Two in hospital after flu outbreak
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 7, 2004 from Daily Telegraph, Australia
TWO people were under hospital observation in northern Malaysia with flu-like symptoms today as the country fought to contain the second case of deadly bird ... [Detail]
Australia:Bay escapes worst of ´flu outbreak
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 7, 2004 from MyTown Hawke´s Bay, New Zealand
Hospitals and schools in Hawke's Bay have escaped the worst of an influenza outbreak that has crippled hospitals across the country. ... [Detail]
US doctors pro flu vaccines but concerned about costs
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 7, 2004 from Medical News Today, UK
... opinions of pediatricians and family physicians before the current recommendation to routinely give all children 6 to 23 months of age influenza vaccine was ...
Scientists Concerned about 'Super Flu'
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 7, 2004 from KSL-TV, UT
Influenza virus circulates year round in humans, and a dangerous strain of bird flu keeps spreading. ... That combination could trigger a influenza pandemic. ...
Most physicians agree that widespread routine influenza..
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 7, 2004 from EurekAlert, DC
CHICAGO Most pediatricians and family physicians who completed a nationwide survey agreed that universal influenza vaccination for infants is feasible ... [Detail]
New Zealand: Hospitals straining under record numbers of flu patients [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 7, 2004 from Manawatu Standard, New Zealand
Hospitals struggling with record numbers of patients amid an influenza outbreak are having to postpone many non-urgent operations. ... [Detail]
Malaysia Announces 2nd Bird Flu Outbreak
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 6, 2004 from AP
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia announced its second outbreak of deadly bird flu in three weeks Monday, the latest near a northern village close to the border with Thailand where the disease was first ...
More than 100 million doses of influenza vaccine available this year in the United States [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 6, 2004 from http://www.ama-assn.org
Despite an Aug. 26 announcement that some doses of influenza vaccine to the United States have been delayed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the effects of the delay will be minimal ...
HHS´ pandemic plan on vaccines, flu [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 6, 2004 from amednews.com
HHS´ pandemic plan on vaccines, flu
Global surveillance, the rapid development and production of effective vaccines and an adequate stockpile of antivirals are among the issues covered in the Dept. ...
OIE: HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA IN THAILAND Follow-up report No. 23
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 6, 2004 from OIE
HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA IN THAILANDFollow-up report No. 23
See also: 6 August 2004, 30 July 2004, 23 July 2004, 16 July 2004, 9 July 2004, 11 June 2004, 28 May 2004, 14 May 2004, 14 May 2004, ...
Hebrew University researcher reveals "defensive action" by flu virus
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 6, 2004 from www.globes.co.il
In an article published as the cover story in a recent issue of the journal Proteins, a Hebrew University of Jerusalem researcher, Prof. Isaiah (Shy) T. Arkin, has revealed just how influenza-causing viruses ...
Area students invited to join FluMist study [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 5, 2004 from St. Cloud Times Online
Some parents in the St. Cloud school district should receive information in the mail this week about a national study their children can join.
The study involves FluMist, a nasal spray that contains ...
Manila:DoH to put up alert system vs avian flu [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 4, 2004 from The Manila bulletin online
The Department of Health (DoH) will strengthen its efforts against avian flu by developing a surveillance system to aid health workers in handling possible human cases in the future, officials said yesterday. ...
Fiji:Flu cases on the rise
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 4, 2004 from Fiji Times
DOCTORS are surprised at the increase in the number of influenza cases over the past three weeks.
Tamavua Health Centre's Doctor Kitione Rawalai said it was unusual for that many people ...
Thailand to reconsider use of bird-flu vaccine
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 3, 2004 from Nature
In an attempt to avoid a chicken cull, Thai farmers are buying bird vaccines on the black market. The government is now considering whether to allow use of the avian-influenza vaccines, which were banned ...
Bird Flu Infects Cats, Too, Study Finds
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 3, 2004 from Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cats can get the avian influenza virus decimating bird flocks across Asia, which means pets are at risk of getting and spreading the ...
Study links migrating ducks to deadly bird flu
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 2, 2004 from Hindustan Times, India
... Quarantine Service said ducks and other migratory birds were the most likely source of the outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of avian influenza among poultry ...
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