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Swine flu has pandemic potential – World Health Organisation

… after authorities urged people to avoid contact. No travel restrictions had been placed on Mexico but medical teams are on stand-by at the city’s airport.
http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,25390980-663,00.html
April 27, 2009
Melbourne Herald Sun

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Detectados otros tres casos sospechosos de gripe porcina en Cataluña

… recibió las primeras comunicaciones de la OMS, activó el Protocolo previsto en el Plan Nacional de Preparación y Respuesta ante la pandemia de Gripe. …
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Identified three other suspected cases of swine flu in Catalonia
… received the first communication from WHO, launched the Protocol envisaged in the National Preparedness and Response to Pandemic Influenza. …
http://www.gaceta.es/26-04-2009+detectados_otros_tres_casos_sospechosos_gripe_porcina_cataluna,noticia_1img,1,1,54963
April 27, 2009
La Gaceta de los Negocios

<Today’s special>
Swine flu outbreak; Wisconsin developments

MADISON (WKOW)–Governments are racing to avoid both a pandemic and global hysteria as more possible swine flu cases turn-up from Canada to New Zealand and …
http://www.wkowtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=10252506&nav=menu1362_2
April 27, 2009
WKOW-TV.com


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Countries spring into action
The measures we’ve been taking against bird flu are effective for this new type of disease, said Wang Jing of the China Inspection and Quarantine Science …
http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Monday/National/2542098/Article/index_html
April 27, 2009
New Straits Times

Are you concerned about the dangers of swine flu?
bird flu came into being because of unhygenic poultry farms in China, I guess the Mexicans are guilty of similar practices with Pig farms. …
http://blogs.nzherald.co.nz/blog/your-views/2009/4/27/are-you-concerned-about-dangers-swine-flu/?c_id=466&objectid=10568809
April 27, 2009
New Zealand Herald

Swine flu: Teacher going home
Mr Key said the plan set up since the 2003 bird flu scare meant New Zealand had good stocks of the anitviral drug Tamiflu – about 1.4 million treatments and …
http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/2364725/Swine-flu-Teacher-going-home
April 27, 2009
Stuff.co.nz

Canada confirms first swine flu cases
The new flu strain, a mixture of various swine, bird and human viruses, poses the biggest risk of a large-scale pandemic since avian flu surfaced in 1997, …
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/Canada+confirms+first+swine+cases/1536236/story.html
April 27, 2009
Edmonton Journal

Global health alert as swine flu death toll rises to 81 in Mexico
… raise the official pandemic threat level above “phase three”, where it has been for several years in response to the threat from H5N1 bird flu in Asia. …
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/frontpage/2009/0427/1224245447245.html
April 27, 2009
Irish Times

Plan in place to deal with swine flu in Utah
It’s based on the threat from bird flu, not swine flu, from Asia, not Mexico. But the plan adopted by the governor two years ago is mostly still relevant, …
http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=6282456
April 27, 2009
KSL-TV

Swine flu concerns…Airlines offer break…Gas prices on hold …
AP WASHINGTON (AP) Governments are racing to avoid both a pandemic and global hysteria as more possible swine flu cases turn-up from Canada to New Zealand …
http://www.kxmb.com/News/367012.asp
April 27, 2009
Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck

WHO says deadly new strain has ‘pandemic potential’
The evidence so far suggests that this virus is less lethal than H5N1 “bird flu” although it spreads more quickly and efficiently between humans than H5N1. …
http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=Business_News&subsection=market+news&month=April2009&file=Business_News2009042721422.xml
April 27, 2009
Peninsula On-line

Canada Confirms Six Cases of Swine Flu
… to avoid a virus that has already killed up to 81 people there and new infections in the United States fanned fears of a global swine flu pandemic. …
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/15965/
April 27, 2009
The Epoch Times

Ireland faces no immediate threat of flu epidemic
The WHO has kept the pandemic threat level at three on a scale of one to six, where it has been since bird flu emerged as a potential threat. …
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2009/0427/1224245446217.html
April 27, 2009
Irish Times

No confirmed cases of swine flu but hospitals on alert
A national flu pandemic strategy, drawn up in response to the threat of bird flu, would be implemented. The Department of Health would establish a national …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/27/swine-flu-hospitals-alert
April 27, 2009
guardian.co.uk

Scotland on swine flu alert: two in hospital
Yesterday, the WHO said the world was better prepared than ever to withstand a potential flu pandemic after five years of gearing up for bird flu. …
http://news.scotsman.com/latestnews/Scotland-on-swine-flu-alert.5207162.jp
April 27, 2009
Scotsman

Steve Connor: Disturbing echoes of the great 1918 flu pandemic
The H5N1 strain of bird flu was seen as a potential threat of developing into a pandemic, and the H1N1 strain has already caused the biggest pandemic in …
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/steve-connor-disturbing-echoes-of-the-great-1918-flu-pandemic-1674742.html
April 27, 2009
Independent

FACTBOX: Making a flu vaccine can take months
Consulting firm Oliver Wyman found that drug companies would need four years to meet global demand for vaccines if a pandemic broke out today, …
http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSTRE53P2KH20090426
April 27, 2009
Reuters

Земле угрожает мексиканец, преемник птичьего гриппа
пандемия так и выглядит на самом деле: сначала выявляется один претендент на пандемический процесс (Н5N1), а теперь уже на совсем другом континенте выявляется H1N1, – сказал он. Главный государственный санитарный врач РФ Геннадий Онищенко считает, что вспышка свиного гриппа в Мексике не …
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Earth threatens Mexican, successor to the avian influenza
Pandemic and is in fact: first evidence of an applicant for a pandemic process (N5N1), and now on another continent entirely detected H1N1, – he said. Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Russia Gennady Onishchenko believes that an outbreak of pig influenza in Mexico is not …
http://www.rian.ru/incidents/20090427/169302787.html
April 27, 2009
РИА Новости

Bulgaria to outline preventive measures over swine flu
In his words, there is no direct risk of an outbreak of a human swine flu virus in the country amidst warnings that the infection could become a pandemic. …
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-04/27/content_11262976.htm
April 27, 2009
Xinhua

Deerfield-based Baxter International working on swine flu vaccine
Baxter has been developing a vaccine to protect against a potential bird flu pandemic. The vaccine, called Celvapan has received approval in Europe and is …
http://www.suntimes.com/business/1545061,baxter-swine-flu-vaccine-042609.article
April 27, 2009
Chicago Sun-Times

Australian on swine flu alert
Governments across the region, which has in recent years been at the forefront of the SARS and bird flu epidemics, stepped up checks at airports and urged …
http://www.3aw.com.au/blogs/3aw-generic-blog/australian-on-swine-flu-alert/20090427-ajne.html
April 27, 2009
3AW

State health officials meeting to prepare for swine flu
“The idea was a bird flu might become a pandemic and DHEC wanted to be prepared,” Sprague said. “It calls for when things get to when a health emergency is …
http://www.independentmail.com/news/2009/apr/26/state-health-officials-meeting-prepare-swine-flu/
April 27, 2009
Anderson Independent Mail

World Bank gives aid to Mexico for swine flu
He said the bank, which has dealt with health emergencies such as SARS and Asian bird flu, could help Mexico cut through procurement bureaucracy and respond …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gpbpxU4SBRCPJOz4eA0YbPqKRTBQD97QCTRO1
April 27, 2009
The Associated Press

Brasil alerta voos de México e EUA para sintomas da gripe suína
Segundo a OMS (Organização Mundial de Saúde), a gripe suína tem potencial para ser uma pandemia (epidemia de grande alcance geográfico, talvez global). …
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Australia warns of flights to Mexico and USA symptoms of swine flu
According to WHO (World Health Organization), the swine flu has the potential to be a pandemic (epidemic of vast geographic reach, perhaps global). …
http://www.correiodopovo-al.com.br/v2/article/BrasilMundo/3320/
April 27, 2009
Jornal Correio do Povo de Alagoas

MEDIDAS PREVENTIVAS CONTRA GRIPE SUÍNA ACIONADAS EM TODO O MUNDO
Hoje, Keiji Fukuda, assistente da OMS, afirmou que o mundo está preparado para enfrentar uma eventual pandemia, alertada ontem pela mesma entidade. …
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PREVENTIVE MEASURES AGAINST AVIAN PORCINE ATIONAL AROUND THE WORLD
Today, Keiji Fukuda, WHO’s assistant, said that the world is prepared to face an eventual pandemic, warned yesterday by the same entity. …
http://www.ansa.it/ansalatinabr/notizie/fdg/200904261618344645/200904261618344645.html
April 27, 2009
Ansalatina.com.br

USA rufen wegen Schweinegrippe Alarmzustand aus
Bereits am Vortag hatte WHO-Generalsekretärin Margaret Chan gesagt, der Schweinegrippe-Erreger habe ein deutliches Potenzial zu einer pandemie. …
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U.S. call for pig flu alarm state
Already on the day before Secretary General of WHO Margaret Chan said the pig flu pathogen had a clear potential for a pandemic. …
http://www.koeln.de/koeln/nachrichten/usa_rufen_wegen_schweinegrippe_alarmzustand_aus_157843.html
April 27, 2009
koeln.de

Ein Virus mutiert, die Angst ist da
Denn das, was die Weltgesundheits-Organisation (WHO) und das Robert-Koch-Institut in Berlin zum Thema sagen, ist durchaus Angst einflößend: Eine pandemie …
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A virus mutates, the fear is here
For what the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin on the subject say, is instill fear a pandemic …
http://www.derwesten.de/nachrichten/nachrichten/politik/2009/4/26/news-118096512/detail.html
April 27, 2009
Derwesten.de

Mundo: EUA decretam emergência pública de saúde
… Interna eo diretor do Centro de Controle e Prevenção de Doenças concederam uma entrevista coletiva sobre as ações do governo para evitar uma pandemia. …
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World: U.S. public health emergency decree
… Interior and director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention gave a press conference about the government’s actions to prevent a pandemic. …
http://band.com.br/conteudo.asp?ID=137778
April 27, 2009
Band

INFLUENZA SUINI/ Fazio: in Italia nessun allarme
In caso di pandemia, ha precisato, la vaccinazione scatterebbe comunque nelle ultime due (cinque e sei) delle sei fasi di allerta fissate …
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SWINE INFLUENZA / Fazio: Italy no alarm
In the event of a pandemic, has stated, however, the vaccination triggered in the last two (five and six) of the six stages set alert …
http://www.ilsussidiario.net/articolo.aspx?articolo=18350
April 27, 2009
Il Sussidiario.net

Schweiz intensiviert Überwachung der Schweinegrippe
Es verweist dabei darauf, dass das Expertenkomitee der WHO die pandemie-Stufe nicht erhöht und keine entsprechenden Empfehlungen erlassen hat. …
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Switzerland intensified surveillance of swine influenza
It refers to the fact that the expert committee of the WHO pandemic phase is not increased and no recommendations to adopt. …
http://www.nzz.ch/nachrichten/zuerich/schweiz_ueberwachung_schweinegrippe__1.2462584.html
April 27, 2009
NZZ Online

Schweinegrippe erreicht New York
Die Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) zeigte sich besorgt und erklärte, die Grippe habe das «Potenzial für eine pandemie» – könne also auf andere Länder und …<EN>
Pig flu reaches New York
The World Health Organization (WHO) expressed concern and stated that the flu had the "potential for a pandemic" – so could other countries and …
http://tagesschau.sf.tv/nachrichten/archiv/2009/04/26/international/schweinegrippe_erreicht_new_york
April 27, 2009
SF Tagesschau

Rússia proíbe importação de carne do México e seus vizinhos
… o ministro da Saúde, José Angel Córdova. A OMS (Organização Mundial da Saúde) alertou para o possível desencadeamento de uma pandemia da gripe suína.
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Russia bans meat imports from Mexico and its neighbors
… the Health Minister Jose Angel Cordoba. WHO (World Health Organization) warned of the possible onset of a pandemic of swine flu.
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5g3MPDpd35BdJRk61q9bqA_EHEwTg
April 27, 2009
AFP

Influenza da suini: vigilanza in Svizzera
Ha quindi il potenziale di una pandemia. Laboratori di tutto il mondo stanno studiando l’identikit del nuovo virus e un comitato di esperti …
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Influenza from pigs: Surveillance in Switzerland
Therefore has the potential of a pandemic. Laboratories around the world are studying the profile of the new virus and a committee of experts …
http://www.swissinfo.ch/ita/news_digest/Influenza_da_suini_vigilanza_in_Svizzera.html?siteSect=104&sid=10618800&cKey=1240764831000&ty=nd
April 27, 2009
Swissinfo

Killer pig flu threat to UK: Two people admitted to British …
Countries across Asia, which have had to grapple with deadly viruses like H5N1 bird flu and SARS in recent years, have snapped into action. …
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1173263/Killer-pig-flu-threat-UK-Two-people-admitted-British-hospital-virus-killed-86-spreads-worldwide.html
April 27, 2009
Daily Mail

Grippe porcine : 4 cas suspects en France
La ministre de la Santé, Roselyne Bachelot en appelle au calme : la France est particulièrement préparée à faire face à une pandémie grippale. …
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Swine flu: 4 suspected cases in France
The Health Minister Roselyne Bachelot called for calm: France is prepared to cope with a pandemic flu. …
http://www.laboussole74.com/rubriques_zoom.php?cat=1&subcat=4&id=9800
April 27, 2009
La Boussole 74

Grippe porcine: pas de risque dans l’immédiat en Suisse
Le site internet http://www.pandemia.ch, mis en ligne à la fin février, comporte pour sa part diverses informations sur la vie quotidienne en cas de pandémie. …
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Swine flu: no risk in the immediate Switzerland
Www.pandemia.ch the website, put online in late February, for its part contains various information about daily life during a pandemic. …
http://www.romandie.com/infos/ats/display.asp?page=20090426183442410172194813100Romandie.com

Grippe porcine – Les groupes pharmaceutique sont prêts
Le Tamiflu sera peut-être plus demandé si la grippe porcine évolue en pandémie, comme certains experts le redoutent, car il est sous forme de comprimé, …
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Swine flu – The pharmaceutical groups are ready
Tamiflu might be asked whether the swine flu pandemic evolves, as some experts fear, because it is in the form of tablets, …
http://fr.reuters.com/article/frEuroRpt/idFRLQ59020320090426
April 27, 2009
Reuters

Gobierno venezolano recomienda evitar viajes a México y EEUU
La nueva cepa de influenza, una mezcla de varios virus de porcinos, aves y humanos, representa el mayor riesgo de pandemia desde que surgió la gripe aviaria …
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Venezuelan Government recommends avoiding travel to Mexico and USA
The new strain of influenza, a mixture of several viruses of swine, poultry and humans, represents the greatest risk since the emergence of a pandemic bird flu …
http://lta.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idLTASIE53P0D120090426
April 27, 2009
Reuters América Latina

Gripe Suína: Testes a 10 alunos da Nova Zelândia confirmam virus …
Segundo a Directora da organização Mundial de Saúde, Margaret Chan, o surto tem potencial para se converte numa pandemia mundial.
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Swine flu: Testing the 10 students in New Zealand confirm virus …
According to the Director of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, the outbreak has the potential to become a global pandemic.
http://www.correiodominho.com/noticias.php?id=5805
April 27, 2009
Correio do Minho

ALERTE : Grippe porcine — plusieurs cas suspectés en Europe
En bref, face ) cette nouvelle pandémie nous sommes confrontés à une maladie respiratoire des élevages de porcs, un virus grippal de type A. Ce virus …
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ALERT: swine influenza – several suspected cases in Europe
In short, face) this pandemic we are facing a respiratory disease of the pig, an influenza virus type A. This virus …
http://www.radinrue.com/spip.php?article4998
April 27, 2009
Radin Rue

Governo português desaconselha deslocações à Cidade do México
… Estados Unidos e na Cidade do México, mas a Organização Mundial de Saúde alertou já para a possibilidade de poder vir a tornar-se numa pandemia mundial.
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Portuguese Government warns travel to Mexico City
… United States and in Mexico City, but the World Health Organization has warned of the possibility of being able to become a global pandemic.
http://jn.sapo.pt/PaginaInicial/Nacional/Interior.aspx?content_id=1213061
April 27, 2009
Jornal de Notícias

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