MedImmune Expects To Sell Up To 2 Million Doses Of FluMist [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 12, 2005 from Dow Jones & Company, Inc
MedImmune Inc. (MEDI) said Tuesday it expects to sell up to 2 million doses of its nasal spray flu vaccine FluMist this flu season, a significant improvement over last year but short of the 3 million doses ...
US:Georgia has second case of flu [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 12, 2005 from Associated Press (via http://www.accessnorthga.com/news/hall/newfullstory.asp?ID=8)
Georgia has confirmed the state´s second case of influenza this season, health officials said Tuesday.The case involved a normally healthy adult in North Georgia who is recovering, said Tod Rose, ...
Taiwan, Japan To Step Up Cooperation In Avian Flu Prevention [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 12, 2005 from yahoo news (via http://au.news.yahoo.com/050111/3/sjli.html)
A seminar between Taiwan and Japan on the prevention and control of avian influenza closed Tuesday with participants from both countries pledging to step up cooperation in research into major contagious ...
Hong Kong:a Chinese Pond Heron Died From Lethal Strain of Bird Flu(H5N1)
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 21, 2005 from Bloomberg,OIE (via http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=a2X6)
Hong Kong officials said a Chinese pond heron found dead in an area near the border with China's southern city of Shenzhen was probably infected with a strain of bird flu that killed dozens of people in ...
Malaysia declared free of Bird Flu
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 11, 2005 from OIE
The first ever outbreak of HPAI H5N1 was on 17 August 2004. The outbreak occurred in northern part of the state of Kelantan which is bordering Thailand, involving village chickens. Subsequently, 8 more ...
Vietnam reports 14(?) suspected human cases of bird flu
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 11, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-01/11/content_2444685)
Fourteen people in seven Vietnam's southern localities have been hospitalized since Monday for being suspected of suffering bird flu, a local health official told Xinhua.
Of the ...
Thailand: mulls new plan to prevent bird flu re-surrection
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 11, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-01/11/content_2444593)
Thailand launched an emergency plan on Monday in response to the World Health Organization´s (WHO)warning of possible large-scale resurrection of avian influenza.
The government ...
US:New Flu Found In Ohio County [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 11, 2005 from The Intelligencer & Wheeling News (via http://theintelligencer.net/news/story/0111202005_new02.asp)
While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates West Virginia is experiencing only sporadic flu activity, one case of the illness has been confirmed here in Ohio County. "We have a ...
China: Weekly Report 200501
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 11, 2005 from FluNet and F.I.C
Government Virus Unit
Influenza activity remains very low
From other sources:
Research takes new view of flu [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 11, 2005 from TIMES-DISPATCH
This flu season, Dr. Yuping Deng finally convinced her elderly mother in southern China to get a flu shot for the first time.
The viral and cell immunologist at Eastern Virginia Medical School ...
Philippine:Sagada faces bird flu threat, warns WHO
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 10, 2005 from Inquirer News Service (via http://news.inq7.net/breaking/index.php?index=2&story_id)
BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philippines -- World Health Organization officials on Monday warned that residents of Sagada should brace for the bird flu.
Dr. Jean Marc Olive, WHO representative, said Sagada’s ...
US:Doctors Await Flu Season in Wisconsin [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 10, 2005 from www.wbay.com (via http://www.wbay.com/global/story.asp?s=2781711&ClientTyp)
Widespread outbreaks of the flu have been reported in the northeastern part of the country, and doctors here believe it´s only a matter of weeks before they see more cases.
There have already been ...
Vietnam Update:16 year old female patient died, one more human case reported
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 10, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-01/10/content_2439153)
An 18-year-old girl from Vietnam's southern Tien Giang has just been confirmed to have contracted bird flu, and another positive case has died of the disease, local newspaper Youth reported Monday.
FluMist Sales Falling Short, Survey Finds [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 6, 2005 from Washington Post
While the nationwide shortage of flu shots this year seemed to put MedImmune's FluMist nasal spray vaccine in a good sales position, investment bank Lazard Freres estimates that the company will only sell ...
CIDRAP News:Human cases of H5N1 avian flu may have been missed
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 10, 2005 from CIDRAP
A new study of human cases of H5N1 avian influenza in Thailand suggests that a number of cases might have gone undetected and that the disease may prey on children disproportionately.
Thai investigators ...
WHO:Influenza activity in the world
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 9, 2005 from WHO
Influenza activity in the world 6 January 2005
Influenza activity increased slightly in some countries in Africa, Europe and North America, with an increasing number of influenza viruses detected and/or ...
Vietnam Confirms Bird Flu Deaths, Chinese Province Takes Emergency Action
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 10, 2005 from DNC (via http://health.dailynewscentral.net/content/view/000278/42/)
Three cases of avian influenza, or bird flu, in humans were confirmed Saturday by Dr. Trinh Quan Huan, head of Vietnam's preventive medicine department. The disease reportedly is showing up mostly in the ...
ID Biomedical receives clearance for Fluviral clinical testing in the U.S [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 7, 2005 from ID Biomedical Corporation
ID Biomedical Corporation (TSX: IDB - News; NASDAQ: IDBE - News) announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin immediate clinical testing of its ...
Considerable progress in European preparations for a potential influenza pandemic [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 7, 2005 from Eurosurveillance (via http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ew/2004/041223.asp#2)
Considerable progress in European preparations for a potential influenza pandemic
Editorial team (firstname.lastname@example.org) and John Paget, European Influenza Surveillance Scheme, Netherlands ...
Vietnam reports new suspected human case of bird flu
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 7, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-01/07/content_2427578)
An 18-year-old girl from Vietnam's southern region has just been hospitalized for being suspected of having contracted virus H5N1, raising the number of confirmed and suspected cases of bird flu to five, ...
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