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Pandemic Influenza Information Feb 21, 2009

Posted by pandemicinformation on 02/21/2009

・Flu Pandemic threat still real says Harvard professor
The threat of a major flu Pandemic has not gone away and if it is caused by a strains other than H5N1 avian influenza then scientists will not be able to …

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/4734403/Flu-pandemic-threat-still-real-says-Harvard-professor.html

keyword:”pandemic” “Pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 06:32  (Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom)
 
・Hong Kong bird tests positive for H5N1
… close contact with sick birds, but scientists fear the virus could one day mutate into a form that would spread rapidly among humans, causing a Pandemic.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gdzA-qTQvlLG_AgsDNv2dwLCh_Pg

keyword:”pandemic” “Pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 03:32  (AFP)
 
・FDA Panel Says Pediatric Trials of Bird Flu Vaccine Should Continue
20 — An FDA advisory panel has agreed that H5N1 avian flu vaccine should continue to be tested in pediatric populations to prepare for a Pandemic. …

http://www.medpagetoday.com/PrimaryCare/Vaccines/12980

keyword:”pandemic” “Pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 03:32  (MedPage Today, NJ)
 
・An economic remedy
We learn to stop them with certain remedies but they mutate and could cause a pandemic the next time. Right now, we don’t know if this is just a cold and …

http://www.fwdailynews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1492:An-economic-remedy&catid=80:morton-j-marcus&Itemid=136

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 02:30  (fwdailynews.com, IN)
 
・California developers plan $1B bioscience research center; Neuralstem halts spinal cord stem cell trial;
Report > Novavax announced favorable preclinical results for a new broadly immunogenic pandemic influenza virus-like particle (VLP) vaccine candidate that …

http://www.fiercebiotech.com/also-noted/ans-draft/2009-02-20

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 02:30  (FierceBiotech, DC)
 
・House stimulus bill has billions for health including IT
$900 million for research into a vaccine for a hypothetical pandemic flu and into defenses against chemical and biological weapons. …

http://www.honionline.com/honi/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3157&Itemid=123

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 02:30  (HONIonline, AZ)
 
・Vical Flies High on Bird Flu Vaccine News
By HEATHER CHAMBERS Vical’s experimental pandemic bird flu vaccine, Vaxfectin, was safe and effective in an early stage human study, the local biotech …

http://www.sdbj.com/industry_article.asp?aID=81461451.1228251.1747668.1402339.4331613.956&aID2=134427

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 02:30  (San Diego Business Journal, CA)
 
・Most Wanted: Barack Obama’s Presidency under viral pandemic flu threat
Additionally, research teams are currently focused on developing a universal flu vaccine that could provide a lifetime of protection from influenza. …

http://www.lifegen.de/newsip/shownews.php4?getnews=m2009-02-20-5417&pc=s02

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 02:30  (Lifegen.de (Abonnement), Germany)
 
・Detecting influenza epidemics using search engine query data
Early detection of disease activity, when followed by a rapid response, can reduce the impact of both seasonal and pandemic influenza. …

http://www.resourceshelf.com/2009/02/20/detecting-influenza-epidemics-using-search-engine-query-data/

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 01:30  (ResourceShelf)
 
・State government critical during pandemic
20 (UPI) — Managing the devastating effects of a pandemic requires effective leadership from state officials, a report from the National Governors …

http://www.metimes.com/Security/2009/02/20/state_government_critical_during_pandemic/b585/

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 01:30  (Middle East Times, Egypt)
 
・Hong Kong bird tests positive for H5N1
… contact with sick birds, but scientists fear the virus could one day mutate into a form that would spread rapidly among humans, causing a pandemic. …

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/410431/1/.html

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 21, 2009 00:30  (Channel News Asia, Singapore)
 
・Spread message, not disease
BAR HARBOR – A day-long workshop to help people prepare for the possibility of a flu pandemic drew nearly 100 people to the campus of the Mount Desert …

http://mdislander.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8900&Itemid=36

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 20, 2009 22:54  (Mount Desert Islander, ME)
 
・Nigeria / IOM Targets Mobile Populations to Prevent Avian and Human Influenza-
The campaign, part of IOM’s Avian and Human Influenza (AHI) pandemic preparedness for migrants and mobile population project, is carried out in close …

http://appablog.wordpress.com/2009/02/20/nigeria-iom-targets-mobile-populations-to-prevent-avian-and-human-influenza/

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 20, 2009 21:31  (Organisation de la Presse Africaine (Communiq)
 
・Report shows US only half ready for flu pandemic
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US states have made progress in stockpiling drugs and preparing to vaccinate people in case of a flu pandemic but are far behind in …

http://www.canada.com/topics/bodyandhealth/dietandfitness/story.html?id=97e40b0b-5be9-4ed6-b280-e4f5cc20ef4c

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 20, 2009 20:31  (Canada.com, Canada)
 
・Novavax sees potential in lab-stage flu vaccine
In the study, two injections of the company’s pandemic influenza virus-like particle resulted in complete survival of mice that were given three different …

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29284475/

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 20, 2009 19:31  (MSNBC)
 
・Calling For Increased Research In Flu Transmission To Prepare For Pandemic Flu Outbreak
Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital have completed a study to better understand the impact of infection control measures during a possible flu pandemic. …

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/139662.php

keyword:”pandemic”        Feb 20, 2009 17:30  (Medical News Today (press release), UK)
 
・Senator takes heat for stimulus stand
Among the items she spotlighted for cuts were $870 million for Pandemic flu preparedness, $75 million for stop-smoking programs, and $2 billion for a coal …

http://mdislander.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8896&Itemid=36

keyword:”pandemic” “Pandemic”        Feb 20, 2009 14:32  (Mount Desert Islander, ME)
 
・Strengthening foodborne disease surveillance in the Pacific Island region
It is mainly funded through the Pacific Regional Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Project coordinated by SPC and financed by AusAID and NZAID.

http://solomonstarnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=6708&change=71&changeown=79&Itemid=26

keyword:”pandemic””Pandemic”        Feb 20, 2009 08:06  (Solomon Star, Solomon Islands)
 
・Nigeria Makes Some Progress in Preventing Bird Flu
… in Africa – poverty, porous borders and the lack of any regulation in the poultry markets – could combine to produce an avian influenza Pandemic. …

http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-02-19-voa24.cfm

keyword:”pandemic””Pandemic”        Feb 20, 2009 06:32  (Voice of America)
 
・Minnesota Health Department Issues Flu
(FOX 9) — Minnesota health officials released a plan Friday for dispersing health care resources if a Pandemic-type flu strikes. …

http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/dpp/news/Minnesota_Flu_Pandemic_Plan_Jan_30_2009

keyword:”pandemic” “Pandemic”        Feb 20, 2009 06:32  (FOX 9 News, MN)

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