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World Health Organization Raises Swine Flu pandemic Alert to Phase 5 …

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World Health Organization Raises Swine Flu pandemic Alert to Phase 5

Kathleen Sebelius, in her first day on the job as Health and Human Services Secretary, is overseeing 11 million doses of those drugs being shipped out to …
http://www.newswest9.com/Global/story.asp?S=10274993&nav=menu505_2
April 30, 2009
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豬流感擴散以來首架墨西哥赴大陸航班今日抵滬
據了解,如果在該航班上發現體溫異常者,不僅該人要進行醫學排查,為了防止潛在的傳染風險,該人周邊旅客也會被要求暫時停留,進行流行病調查和醫學排查。周邊範圍暫定為該人士前三排位置和後三排位置。 記者昨天從上海市衛生局應急辦公室了解到,市衛生部門已專門安排了 …
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The spread of swine influenza in Mexico since the first flight to the mainland arrived today
It is understood that if the flight was found in the abnormal body temperature, not only to the medical investigation, in order to prevent the potential risk of infection, the person will be asked to tourists around the temporary stay to carry out epidemiological investigations and the medical investigation. Peripheral areas are the first three tentative schedule for the location and position after the three rows. Reporter from the Shanghai Health Bureau yesterday, the emergency office that the city health department has arranged a special …
http://big5.chinabroadcast.cn/gate/big5/gb.cri.cn/27824/2009/04/30/782s2498623.htm
April 30, 2009
國際在綫

ВОЗ: надвигается пандемия свиного гриппа
Глава Всемирной организации здравоохранения Маргарет Чан сообщила в среду в Женеве о повышении уровня угрозы до 5 фазы из возможных 6. Она призвала все страны активизировать планы по борьбе с пандемией. Нынешний уровень опасности всего на одну фазу ниже, чем уровень пандемии, …
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WHO: impend porcine influenza pandemic
The head of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan said on Wednesday in Geneva to raise the threat level to phase 5 of the possible 6. She called on all countries to step up plans to combat the pandemic. The current level of danger at one stage lower than the level of a pandemic …
http://www.voanews.com/russian/2009-04-30-voa1.cfm
April 30, 2009
Голос Америки

State Preps for Possible Swine Flu pandemic
The new strain of swine flu shares the same symptoms as the common flu and include fever, cough, nausea, trouble breathing and muscle aches among others. …
http://www.chronline.com/articles/2009/04/29/news/doc49f89868987bf951763225.txt
April 30, 2009
Centralia Chronicle

World health officials urge governments to prepare for pandemic
WASHINGTON — The global threat from the swine flu outbreak reached its highest level yet on Wednesday as the World Health Organization urged government, …
http://www.newsobserver.com/1573/story/1506935.html
April 30, 2009
News & Observer

Australian pandemic plan ‘in full swing’
… and thermal scanners had been deployed to airports around the nation but would not be used until recommended by the nation’s chief medical officer. …
http://news.brisbanetimes.com.au/breaking-news-national/australian-pandemic-plan-in-full-swing-20090430-anuf.html
April 30, 2009
Brisbane Times

New Mexico sends two swine flu samples to CDC
… Organization has raised its alert level for the fast-spreading swine flu to 5, the second highest level, signaling a global pandemic could be imminent. …
http://www.kdbc.com/Global/story.asp?S=10275370&nav=menu608_2_1
April 30, 2009
KDBC

Mexican boy visiting Texas 1st US swine flu death
We’ve been executing our pandemic flu plan ever since we got word of the initial cases, Perry said. The disaster declaration covers the whole state. …
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/APStories/stories/D97SDMQ80.html
April 30, 2009
Dallas Morning News

Indiana gets CDC shipment of antiviral drugs
As fears mounted that the swine flu virus could spark a global pandemic, state health officials awaited test results from the Centers for Disease Control …
http://www.thestarpress.com/article/20090429/NEWS06/90429027/1002/NEWS01
April 30, 2009
Muncie Star Press

Swine flu outbreak: Queenslanders cleared
The World Health Organisation has warned that the new influenza strain, which is also believed to have infected patients in Canada and France, has pandemic …
http://holbrook.yourguide.com.au/news/national/national/general/swine-flu-outbreak-queenslanders-cleared/1497111.aspx
April 30, 2009
Holbrook Chronicle

Fiji intensifies pandemic preparations following Phase 5 alert
Update: 11:20AM THE World Health Organisation has raised the swine influenza pandemic alert from Phase 4 to Phase 5. For all counties, including Fiji, …
http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=120399
April 30, 2009
Fiji Times

200万人丧命?美模拟流感大暴发
如果眼下猪流感疫情演变成一场全球范围流感大流行,美国将面临怎样场景?美联社28日报道,尽管流感疫情远没有发展到最严重阶段,但美国不同层面的政府或决策者早在3年多前已经设想出流感传播的最坏场景。 美专家说,一旦类似规模和严重程度的疫情暴发,美国将有大约30%人口、约合9000万人患病,近1000万必须入院治疗,其中近150万需要加护治疗,75万 …
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Two million people died? U.S. flu outbreak simulation
If the swine flu epidemic at the moment turned into a global influenza pandemic, the United States will face what scenes? Associated Press reported on the 28th, although the influenza epidemic is far from the most serious stage of development, but the United States at different levels of government or policy-makers as early as 3 more than a year ago, the idea of the worst scenes of the spread of influenza. U.S. experts said that once a similar scale and severity of the outbreak, the United States will have about 30% of the population, or about 90 million people get sick, nearly 10 million require hospitalization, of which nearly 150 million persons in need of intensive care treatment, 750,000 .. .
http://news.china.com.cn/chinanet/07news/china.cgi?docid=7883576809831615794,4345048126263419613,15383793119954998092,10512233685770798359,0&server=202.108.4.70&port=5269
April 30, 2009
中国网

France calls for EU flights ban after first swine flu death …
Egypt was hit hard by bird flu and the administration appears to want to avoid a panic by destroying pigs mostly raised by the Muslim country’s Christian …
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/30/swine-flu-outbreak-eu-flights-ban
April 30, 2009
guardian.co.uk

Asean unites to fight flu
Asean health ministers previously collaborated closely when Southeast Asia was hit by bird flu and Sars. Thailand has 50000 cases of ordinary seasonal …
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/15869/asean-unites-to-fight-flu
April 30, 2009
Bangkok Post

Britain confirms three new swine flu cases
… stockpiles of Roche’s Tamiflu and GlaxoSmithKline’s inhaled antiviral Relenza, following earlier fears of a pandemic triggered by bird flu. Continued…
http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSTRE53S92920090429
April 30, 2009
Reuters

Pakistan, US to develop agriculture in Afghanistan
Facilities need to be developed to handle highly dangerous strains of microbes such as bird flu virus, SARS virus, Congo virus, anthrax bacteria etc with US …
http://www.thenews.com.pk/print1.asp?id=175104
April 30, 2009
The News International

TABB Group Advises Firms Avoid pandemic Panic, Offers 9-Step Plan …
Alex Tabb is an expert in international affairs, with specialization in the developing world, crisis management, international security, supply chain …
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/tabb-group-advises-firms-avoid/story.aspx?guid=%7BFF226786-7858-47BF-B300-7C0EF41CAFF5%7D&dist=msr_4
April 30, 2009
MarketWatch (press release)

Informatics Corporation of America Solution Ideal for pandemic …
This focus on driving clinical value can be applied across multiple areas, from managing a primary care home to bio-surveillance for pandemics. …
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/informatics-corporation-america-solution-ideal/story.aspx?guid=%7B52F9F56C-7390-405D-8A9A-30FB7675D72D%7D&dist=msr_6
April 30, 2009
MarketWatch (press release)

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Researcher Creates Tests For Swine Flu …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 04/28/2009

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Researcher Creates Tests For Swine Flu
The tests help target viral and bacterial infections like SARS and the bird flu. When the SARS outbreak happened in China about 10 years ago Han created a …
http://www.whnt.com/news/whnt-researcher-virus,0,1004933.story
April 28, 2009
WHNT


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WHO raises pandemic alert
… Britain, France, Germany and the United States urged against non-essential travel to Mexico, which relies on its huge tourism industry as its No. …
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=22&art_id=nw20090428054841429C998926
April 28, 2009
Independent Online

The Politics of a Potential pandemic: From Sebelius to Smithfield
Several political dynamics are running immediately beneath the surface of news coverage of the swine flu outbreak. First and foremost, the confirmation of …
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/josh-nelson/the-politics-of-a-potenti_b_192056.html
April 28, 2009
Huffington Post

Area preps for swine flu
In many ways, swine flu mirrors regular influenza, said Sherry Adams, pandemic flu coordinator for the Southwestern District Health Unit in Dickinson. …
http://www.thedickinsonpress.com/articles/index.cfm?id=22558&section=news
April 28, 2009
Dickinson Press

Ubiquitous surgical mask is unmasked as largely ineffective
To anyone accustomed to watching pandemic coverage, the masks have become unsettlingly familiar, particularly in footage from Asian countries. …
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09118/965987-82.stm
April 28, 2009
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Response plans laid for region
… is awaiting arrival of antiviral medications after the CDC decided to release one-quarter of its stockpile to the 50 states in event of a pandemic. …
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09118/965986-82.stm
April 28, 2009
Pittsburgh Post Gazette

India Issues Travel Advisory For Visit To Flu-hit Nations
The country already has a stockpile of the effective drug Tamiflu which was used during the bird flu epidemic. We have also asked for an additional one …
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsworld.php?id=407348
April 28, 2009
Bernama

Fulton County ‘Ready to Vaccinate a Million People In 48 Hours’
ATLANTA — Ever since all of the bird flu cases four years ago, county health departments across Metro Atlanta have been holding drills and meetings every …
http://www.11alive.com/news/national/story.aspx?storyid=129571&catid=13
April 28, 2009
WXIA-TV

Lowell pair feared first Mass. swine flu victims
Hospitals, which devised plans to battle bird flu years ago, are girding for the porcine panic, reviewing stockpiles of anti-virals like Tamiflu and …
http://news.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/2009_04_28_Lowell_pair_feared_first_Mass__Swine_flu_victims/srvc=home&position=also
April 28, 2009
Boston Herald

Scientists face questions on swine flu vaccine
Dr. Roy Stigbigel, an infectious disease specialist at Stony Brook University Medical Center, who led a round of human testing on a bird flu vaccine two …
http://www.newsday.com/news/printedition/longisland/ny-livacc2812702775apr27,0,2055885.story
April 28, 2009
Newsday

Official: Northeast Ga. is prepared for a flu pandemic
This is the first time WHO has raised its alert above Phase 3 since the revisions to the scale were made after bird flu began to spread throughout Asia in …
http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/news/article/18084/
April 28, 2009
Gainesville Times

pandemic-preparedness money stripped from stimulus
By J. Scott Applewhite, AP By Fredreka Schouten, USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Congress stripped nearly $900 million to combat an influenza pandemic from the economic-stimulus package earlier this year as part of last-minute negotiations to gain GOP support …
http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2009-04-27-flumoney_N.htm
April 28, 2009
USA Today

Flu kills 149 in Mexico, world closer to pandemic
Analysts say the flu crisis could shave more than half a percentage point off Mexico’s already recession-bound economy this year from the dent to retail and …
http://www.canada.com/news/world/kills+Mexico+world+closer+pandemic/1539798/story.html
April 28, 2009
Canada.com

Understanding the outbreak: an influenza biology primer
By John Timmer | Last updated April 27, 2009 10:12 PM CT Swine flu, bird flu, H1N1—tracking the influenza virus can be a confusing task, not generally made …
http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2009/04/understanding-the-outbreak-an-influenza-biology-primer.ars
April 28, 2009
Ars Technica

屋漏偏逢連夜雨 墨西哥市遭規模5.6地震侵襲
(法新社墨西哥市27日電)福無雙至,禍不單行;正遭豬流感大流行衝擊的墨西哥市,今天又發生地震,建築物搖撼,民眾衝到原本無人冷清的街頭,感嘆時運實在不濟。 美國地質調查所(US Geological Survey)在網站表示,這起地震發生於中午過後,規模5.6,震央在南部度假城市 …
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Side under a leaking roof on a rainy night in Mexico City by the 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit
(Agence France-Presse, 27 in Mexico City) unique to Fu, misfortunes never come singly; is swine flu pandemic was the impact of Mexico City, the earthquake today, shaking buildings, no one had deserted the people into the streets, it is bad luck sigh. United States Geological Survey (US Geological Survey) Web site said the earthquake which occurred in the early afternoon, the scale of 5.6, the epicenter in the southern resort city of …
http://c.yam.com/news/plink/r.c?http://n.yam.com/afp/international/200904/20090428627253.html
April 28, 2009
yam天空新聞

ВОЗ может снова пересмотреть уровень угрозы
Вместе с тем, мы пока не можем сказать, является ли пандемия неизбежной. Возможно, вскоре мы понизим уровень угрозы, либо, наоборот, его повысим. По последним данным, в Мексике, где началась вспышка болезни, от неё скончались 149 человек, более 1600 госпитализированы. В России ни одного больного …
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WHO may again review the level of threat
However, we can not yet say whether a pandemic is imminent. Perhaps we will soon need to lower the threat, or, conversely, it increased. According to recent data, in Mexico, where the outbreak, it is 149 people died, more than 1600 hospitalized. In Russia, any patient …
http://www.radiomayak.ru/doc.html?id=126507
April 28, 2009
Маяк

政府が「新型インフルエンザ対策本部」設置、午後に対処方針決定
[東京 28日 ロイター] 政府は28日午前、世界保健機関(WHO)が27日に豚インフルエンザの世界的大流行(パンデミック)警戒レベルを「フェーズ4」に引き上げたことなどを受け、麻生太郎首相を本部長とする「新型インフルエンザ対策本部」を設置した。 …
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The government "avian flu task force" established, policy decisions dealing with PM
[TOKYO – The government Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) that 27 of the swine flu epidemic in the world (pandemic) the alert level "phase 4" and it raised in response to Prime Minister Taro Aso and head of the "avian flu task force" set up. …
http://jp.reuters.com/article/topNews/idJPJAPAN-37737920090428
April 28, 2009
ロイター

豬流感引發風險厭惡情緒英國深度衰退拖累英鎊
國際財經首長及投資人上週日表示,豬流感疫情尚未嚴重到足以撼動全球市場,但他們正密切注意,憂心在經濟衰退之際爆發流行疫情,可能造成災難性衝擊。世界銀行2008年估計,若出現流感大流行,全球可能要付出30萬億的美元成本,並造成全球的國內生產總值(gdp)損失近5%。 …
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Swine flu risk aversion sentiment triggered deep recession dragged down the British pound
Financial Executives International and investors said last Sunday, swine flu epidemic has not yet serious enough to shake the global market, but they are keeping a close watch, worry about a time when the economic recession in the outbreak of the epidemic, which may result in a catastrophic impact. The World Bank estimated in 2008, when an influenza pandemic, the world may have to pay the cost of 30 trillion dollars and the global gross domestic product (gdp) lost nearly 5%. …
http://news.cnyes.com/dspnewsS.asp?rno=1&fi=%5CNEWSBASE%5C20090428%5CWEB876&vi=32672&sdt=20090418&edt=20090428&top=50&date=20090428&time=11:00:54&cls=finance_xr
April 28, 2009
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Swine flu has pandemic potential – World Health Organisation …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 04/27/2009

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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

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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
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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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剛果(金)年逾18萬人死於瘧疾 …

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剛果(金)年逾18萬人死於瘧疾

… 的費用為6美元至11美元,營利性機構為21美元,超出普通百姓的承受能力。阿圖阿呼籲政府進一步加強瘧疾防治工作,為治療提供更多幫助。 瘧疾是一種由瘧原蟲引起、通過蚊蟲傳播的傳染病,主要在非洲、南亞、東南亞及南美北部等地區流行,其中非洲的疫情最為嚴重。
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Congo (Kinshasa) per year more than 180,000 people die from malaria
Congo (Kinshasa) in per capita GDP of only 157 U.S. dollars, and in Kinshasa, a non-profit organization a course of treatment of malaria cost of 6-11 U.S. dollars, profit-making institutions to 21 U.S. dollars, exceeding the carrying capacity of ordinary people . Ah Arthur calls on the Government to further strengthen malaria prevention and control work, to provide more help for the treatment. Malaria is a parasite caused by mosquito-borne diseases, mainly in Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia and South America and other regions north of pop, of which the most serious epidemic in Africa.
http://news.china.com.cn/chinanet/07news/china.cgi?docid=17083860425102866639,10943345268269143852,285292658051338266,10943345268269143852,0&server=202.108.4.70&port=5269
April 24, 2009
大公報

<Today’s special>
Seven people in US hit by strange new swine flu

Surveillance for and scrutiny of influenza has been stepped up since 2003, when H5N1 bird flu reappeared in Asia. Experts fear this strain, …
http://www.thesundaily.com/article.cfm?id=32720
April 24, 2009
The Sun Daily

<Today’s special>
剛果(金)年逾18萬人死於瘧疾

… 的費用為6美元至11美元,營利性機構為21美元,超出普通百姓的承受能力。阿圖阿呼籲政府進一步加強瘧疾防治工作,為治療提供更多幫助。 瘧疾是一種由瘧原蟲引起、通過蚊蟲傳播的傳染病,主要在非洲、南亞、東南亞及南美北部等地區流行,其中非洲的疫情最為嚴重。
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Health officials on watch after mystery Mexican outbreak

The government’s pandemic surveillance alert has also been increased to a state of high vigilance, but Ottawa has not as yet issued a travel ban to Mexico. …
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Health+officials+watch+after+mystery+Mexican+outbreak/1527347/story.html
April 24, 2009
Calgary Herald


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FACTBOX: New flu strain is a genetic mix
Notable exceptions include the H1N1 strain that caused the 1918 pandemic and H5N1 bird flu, which has killed 257 out of 421 infected in 15 countries since …
http://uk.reuters.com/article/healthNewsMolt/idUKTRE53N0RZ20090424
April 24, 2009
Reuters

NAMA must handle the toxic loans with care
Every home in the land has been blighted by the new pandemic. The issues involved, to paraphrase Bill Shankly, are not just a matter of life or death …
http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/property-plus/nama-must-handle-the-toxic-loans-with-care-1718555.html
April 24, 2009
Irish Independent

Cornwall man treated for mystery illness in Ottawa
The government’s pandemic surveillance alert has been increased to a state of high vigilance. The federal government, however, has not as yet issued a …
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Cornwall+treated+mystery+illness+Ottawa/1527693/story.html
April 24, 2009
Ottawa Citizen

新型インフルエンザ対策:全市町村に発熱外来 県が計画改定案 /山形
改定案は、パンデミック(世界的大流行)を見越し、国が新型インフルエンザの早期封じ込めから、感染拡大と社会、経済の破綻(はたん)防止に軸足を移したことを受けた。5月7日まで県民からの意見募集(パブリックコメント)をし、6月に策定する。【林奈緒美】
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New flu: fever outpatient draft revised plan to every municipality in the Province / Yamagata
Revised plan, a pandemic (worldwide epidemic) anticipated from the early containment of avian flu country, and spread social and economic bankruptcy (insolvency) was moved to prevent the leg axis. May 7, seeking feedback from residents to (public comment), and drawing six. [Rin Naomi]
http://mainichi.jp/area/yamagata/news/20090424ddlk06040167000c.html
April 24, 2009
毎日新聞

重点人群下月起免费接种麻疹疫苗
由于我国已经承诺在2012年消除麻疹,为提高人群对麻疹的免疫力,控制麻疹暴发流行,最终实现辽宁省消除麻疹的目标,辽宁省卫生厅决定在全省范围内开展麻疹疫苗强化免疫活动。 此次强化免疫接种对象有几类人群:8月龄到14周岁儿童;初高中、大中专和技校在校学生;45岁以下医务人员、外来务工人员、教师、饮服行业等集体单位的重点人群,均可 …
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Focus groups free of charge starting next month are vaccinated against measles
Because China has committed to the elimination of measles in 2012, to increase the population immunity to measles, measles outbreak control, and ultimately the elimination of measles in Liaoning Province goals, Liaoning Provincial Health Department decided to conduct a province-wide immunization activities for measles vaccine. Strengthen the immunization target several kinds of people: 8-month-old children to 14 years of age; the beginning of high school, college and technical school students; the age of 45 medical personnel, migrant workers, teachers, industry饮服mass units focus groups, can …
http://health.icxo.com/htmlnews/2009/04/24/1376174_0.htm
April 24, 2009
世界经理人

Prenatal Flu Exposure Linked to Lower Intelligence Scores …
The men were born between 1967 and 1973; Norway was affected by Hong Kong flu during the global pandemic in late 1969 and early 1970. …
http://www.modernmedicine.com/modernmedicine/Modern+Medicine+Now/Prenatal-Flu-Exposure-Linked-to-Lower-Intelligence/ArticleNewsFeed/Article/detail/594914?contextCategoryId=40127
April 24, 2009
Modern Medicine

United States-bird flu vaccine.
Findings could help develop new tests to detect infection, as well as new tools to study H5N1 vaccines, researchers said. Findings by US Food and Drug …
http://www.farminguk.com/news/United-States-Bird-flu-vaccine.15423.asp
April 24, 2009
Farming UK

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Swine flu cases in Calif. worry health officials …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 04/23/2009

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Swine flu cases in Calif. worry health officials
The pandemic never materialized, but thousands who got the shots filed injury claims, saying they suffered a paralyzing condition and other side effects …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gzz357patY4-QaJFvo9O95zMM_EQD97N6QU02
April 22, 2009
The Associated Press

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Imperial County Girl Infected With Swine Flu
We’ve all heard of bird flu… But swine flu?! Swine flu is when pigs get the flu, so it just happens to be a strain that is in pigs noramlly instead of …
http://www.kswt.com/Global/story.asp?S=10230690&nav=menu613_2_5
April 23, 2009
KSWT-TV


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UPDATE 1 – Egyptian woman dies of bird flu – MENA
CAIRO, April 22 (Reuters) – A 25-year-old Egyptian woman has died of the H5N1 bird flu virus, the 25th human fatality of the disease in Egypt, …
http://uk.reuters.com/article/americasCrisis/idUKLM402988
April 23, 2009
Reuters



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Dr Jeckell and Mr Hide
He was about as welcome as an outbreak of bird flu at a Norfolk turkey farm. He is convinced the locals are jealous of his wealth and flamboyant lifestyle. …
http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/sport/sunsport_columnists/article2390741.ece
April 23, 2009
The Sun

FDA study: Protein might apply in containing bird flu virus
PB1-F2, a protein of the bird flu virus, might be a key target for attack by immune systems to prevent the spread of the virus, FDA scientists and their …
http://www.smartbrief.com/news/fdli/storyDetails.jsp?issueid=BBDD7904-1A13-4471-A00F-4C021AA1C78F&copyid=FF1B6A59-A036-4448-BC19-10FF80DD0151
April 23, 2009
SmartBrief

American Indian Nation Plans for a pandemic
… around the United States, are ramping up preparedness efforts in case of a pandemic, such as the bird flu, which infected hundreds in Hong Kong in 1997. …http://www.govtech.com/gt/articles/643307
April 23, 2009
Government Technology

China Instigates WTO Dispute Case against US Poultry Ban
In related news, just two days after filing their WTO complaint, China’s government-run news agency, Xinhua, confirmed a new outbreak of the H5N1 bird flu …
http://ictsd.net/i/news/bridgesweekly/45436/
April 23, 2009
Bridges Weekly Trade News Digest

Vacunas y VPH: otras notas
He escrito en dos ocasiones acerca de una pandemia denominada Disease mongering – urdir, inventar o crear enfermedades –, atribuida a la publicidad de …
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And HPV vaccines: other notes
I have written twice about a so-called pandemic Disease mongering – concoct, invent or create disease – attributed to advertising …
http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2009/04/22/index.php?section=opinion&article=022a1pol
April 22, 2009
La Jornada (México)

Office spaces are breeding grounds for cold and flu germs – here’s …
If we ever experienced a global pandemic of flu, Skinner says, “social distancing would be one of the primary ways to prevent the spread of the flu. …
http://www.nydailynews.com/lifestyle/health/2009/04/22/2009-04-22_office_spaces_are_breeding_grounds_for_cold_and_flu_germs__heres_how_to_avoid_th.html
April 22, 2009
New York Daily News

高度重视非洲猪瘟传入中国
与我国接壤的俄罗斯去年发生了大面积的流行和扩散,仅北高加索地区奥塞梯共和国八个地区中就有四个地区爆发了非洲猪瘟,病死猪1076头,3500头猪被淘汰。 生猪生产的安全关乎国计民生,2007年我国发生的猪蓝耳病疫情,是导致我国2007年、2008年生猪价格大幅上涨的重要因素。因此南京检验检疫局建议各相关部门高度重视非洲猪瘟疫情,采取有力 …
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Attach great importance to African swine fever into China
Bordering Russia and China have taken place in last year’s large-scale and spread of the epidemic, just North Ossetian Republic of the Caucasus region in eight districts in four regions will have an outbreak of African swine fever,病死猪1076, 3500 pig out. Pig production, the people’s livelihood security concerns, China in 2007 occurred in the blue ear pig disease epidemic, is the result of 2007, prices of live pigs in 2008 an important factor in rising. Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, Nanjing therefore recommended that the relevant departments attach great importance to African swine fever epidemic, and take effective …
http://www.foodqs.com/news/gjspzs01/2009422162646920.htm
April 22, 2009
中国食品产业网

Backyard fowl not really foul
The International Sustainable Agriculture organization concluded in a 2006 report: “When it comes to bird flu, diverse small-scale poultry farming is the …
http://www.bclocalnews.com/opinion/43397862.html
April 22, 2009
BCLocalNews

China takes US chicken ban to the WTO
The countries banned each other’s chicken meat imports after the outbreak of bird flu in China in 2004. China has since lifted the ban, and now imports …
http://www.abc.net.au/rural/news/content/200904/s2549786.htm
April 22, 2009
ABC Online

Egyptian child dies of bird flu, another contracts
The Egyptian Health Ministry said Tuesday that a six-year-old boy died after he was infected with bird flu virus, bringing the human cases of the fatal …
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90782/90880/6642132.html
April 22, 2009
People’s Daily Online

Niño de seis años muere por gripe aviaria en Egipto
… temen que mute en una forma que la gente se contagie fácilmente entre sí, provocando una pandemia que podría causar la muerte a millones de personas. …
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Child dies in six years by bird flu in Egypt
… fear mutate into a form that people can easily infect each other, causing a pandemic that could kill millions. …
http://www.lasegunda.com/ediciononline/internacional/detalle/index.asp?idnoticia=480147
April 22, 2009
La Segunda

Nuevo tipo de gripe afecta a algunos niños en EEUU
Cada algunas décadas, surge una cepa completamente nueva y puede causar una pandemia a escala global. Los funcionarios de los CDC dijeron que no creen que …
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New type of influenza affecting some children in the U.S.
Every few decades, there is a completely new strain can cause a global pandemic. CDC officials said they do not believe that …
http://www.buenasalud.com/news/index.cfm?news_id=24823&mode=browse
April 22, 2009
Buena Salud

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Rehearsal of flu pandemic set to begin

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Rehearsal of flu pandemic set to begin
A FOUR-WEEK exercise to prepare Scotland for a flu pandemic is to start next week, it was announced yesterday. The Scottish Government will be running the …
http://news.scotsman.com/health/Rehearsal-of-flu-pandemic-set.5187847.jp
April 21, 2009
Scotsman


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US: China challenges US poultry ban
China and the US banned each others’ poultry in 2004 after an outbreak of bird flu. But China lifted the ban after a few months and complains that …
http://www.foodweek.com.au/main-features-page.aspx?articleType=ArticleView&articleId=3768
April 21, 2009
Food Week

手足口病的疹子和其他疹子有啥不一样?
长接触儿童前或更换尿布、处理粪便后都要洗手;婴幼儿的奶瓶、奶嘴使用前后及时清洗干净;在手足口病流行期间,不宜带儿童到人群聚集、空气流通差的公共场所,居室要经常通风,勤晒衣被。 家庭消毒的办法是:食具、饮具煮沸消毒20分钟;毛巾、手绢煮沸20分钟消毒;生活用具、玩具、桌椅、书籍等消毒:用消毒剂擦拭或阳光下暴晒。 …
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Hand, Foot and Mouth disease rash rash and other what he does not like?
Long contact with children or changing nappies, should wash their hands after handling soiled; infants and young children bottle, pacifier use before and after the wash in time; in the hand, foot and mouth disease during the epidemic, not to bring children into the crowd, poorly ventilated public places, home to keep the ventilation, ground drying clothing. Household disinfection methods are: eating utensils, drinking boiled with 20-minute disinfection; towel, handkerchief disinfection for 20 minutes to boil; life of appliances, toys, furniture, books and other disinfection: use of disinfectant wipe or sun exposure. …
http://www.hangzhou.com.cn/20090413/ca1697338.htm
April 21, 2009
杭州网

Victorian diseases: Back from the dead
Flu is also cyclical, with some years worse than others, and we are still awaiting the century’s first pandemic, after three global epidemics last century …
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-wellbeing/features/victorian-diseases-back-from-the-dead-1671563.html
April 21, 2009
Independent

パンデミックに挑む:菅谷憲夫さん=けいゆう病院小児科部長
重症化しやすい高齢者には、H5N1型をもとにしたプレパンデミック(大流行前)ワクチンより肺炎球菌ワクチンを接種してほしい。 また、流行時に特定の医療機関が一時的に感染者を診る「発熱外来」は日本だけの対策だ。休診を考える病院もある。 …
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Tackle the pandemic: Mr. Chief Pediatric Sugenoya Norio = KEIYUU病院
The elderly are easy-to-severe, H5N1 type based PUREPANDEMIKKU (previous epidemic) should have received the vaccine than pneumococcal vaccine. Also evaluate a person infected with a temporary medical facilities during the epidemic, "exotic fever" is the only anti-Japan. Some consider the closed hospital. …
http://mainichi.jp/select/science/news/20090421ddm013100145000c.html
April 21, 2009
毎日新聞

Avian Flu Cases in Egypt Raise Alarms
bird flu has faded from world headlines because it has not caused a pandemic. But the disease is still circulating in poultry in Egypt, Indonesia, China, …
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/21/health/21flu.html?ref=health
April 21, 2009
New York Times

本市常住人口儿童疫苗接种率超99%
卫生局有关负责人介绍说,在本市外来人口儿童“五苗调查接种率”(卡介苗、脊灰疫苗、百白破疫苗、麻疹疫苗、乙肝疫苗)已从2001年的50%左右升到95%以上。这一数据已处于全国领先水平。 根据本市相关传染病流行特点和人群免疫状况,本市免疫规划范围内疫苗品种也已从8种扩大至11种,即:乙肝疫苗、卡介苗、脊灰疫苗、无细胞百白破疫苗、白破 …
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Resident population of the city’s vaccination rate of children 99% of ultra –
Health Bureau of the person in charge said that the child population in the city, "Miller survey coverage rate of five" (BCG, polio vaccine, DPT vaccine, measles vaccine, hepatitis B vaccine) in 2001 from about 50% of the rise more than 95%. This data has been the leading level in the country. Prevalence of infectious diseases in accordance with the characteristics of the city related to immune status and the crowd, the city planning the scope of immunity of vaccines from eight kinds of varieties are also extended to 11 kinds, namely: hepatitis B vaccine, BCG, polio vaccines, acellular DTP vaccines, White-breaking …
http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2009-04-21/030815498293s.shtml
April 21, 2009
新浪网

pandemic Flu Exercise Proves Worthy Drill
The Interagency Continuity Influenza pandemic Tabletop Exercise was as an opportunity for federal, state, and local emergency coordinators to discuss how …
http://www.imperialvalleynews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5270&Itemid=2
April 21, 2009
Imperial Valley News

Canada Mulling Alteration Of Flu Drug Breakdown For pandemic Stockpile
According to the agency’s data, a moderately severe pandemic would take place if there is a lack of vaccine and antiviral shorts, which could cause from …
http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7014859174
April 21, 2009
AHN

Public forum on influenza pandemic
Phil Schneider who is co-chairing the Ethics Taskforce says an influenza pandemic would require unconventional approaches to medical treatment. …
http://www.wistv.com/Global/story.asp?S=10215012
April 21, 2009
WIS

Ban on Belgian poultry lifted
As of late last week, the World Health Organization recorded 257 human deaths out of the 418 confirmed cases of the bird flu since the highly pathogenic …
http://www.bworldonline.com/BW042109/content.php?id=053
April 21, 2009
BusinessWorld Online

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bird flu outbreak reported in Lhasa …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 04/20/2009

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bird flu outbreak reported in Lhasa

China’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) confirmed Sunday a new outbreak of bird flu in Lhasa, southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region. The national bird flu …
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009-04/20/content_7693416.htm
April 20, 2009
China Daily


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Baby girl confirmed with bird flu in Egypt
… experts fear that the bird flu virus may mutate into a form that could be easily transmitted from person to person, causing a global pandemic.
http://en.rian.ru/world/20090420/121199834.html
April 20, 2009
RIA Novosti

Safety of bird flu drug Tamiflu in children questioned
A prominent Japanese researcher reporting on the bird flu drug Tamiflu says the drug may not be safe for children. Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) …
http://www.news-medical.net/?id=48485
April 20, 2009
News-Medical.net

Abnormal risks tied to flu drug?
To prevent a flu pandemic, Singapore is spending about S$50 million to stockpile 1.7 million courses of Tamiflu and 50000 courses of another drug, Relenza. …
http://health.asiaone.com/Health/News/Story/A1Story20090420-136260.html
April 20, 2009
AsiaOne

检验检疫要求高度重视非洲猪瘟传入中国
与我国接壤的俄罗斯去年发生了大面积的流行和扩散,仅北高加索地区奥塞梯共和国八个地区中就有四个地区爆发了非洲猪瘟,病死猪1076头,3500头猪被淘汰。 生猪生产的安全关乎国计民生,2007年我国发生的猪蓝耳病疫情,是导致我国2007年、2008年生猪价格大幅上涨的重要因素。因此南京检验检疫局建议各相关部门高度重视非洲猪瘟疫情,采取有力 …
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Inspection and quarantine requirements attached great importance to African swine fever into China
Bordering Russia and China have taken place in last year’s large-scale and spread of the epidemic, just North Ossetian Republic of the Caucasus region in eight districts in four regions will have an outbreak of African swine fever,病死猪1076, 3500 pig out. Pig production, the people’s livelihood security concerns, China in 2007 occurred in the blue ear pig disease epidemic, is the result of 2007, prices of live pigs in 2008 an important factor in rising. Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, Nanjing therefore recommended that the relevant departments attach great importance to African swine fever epidemic, and take effective …
http://news.aweb.com.cn/2009/4/20/117200904200957200.html
April 20, 2009
农博网

新型インフル「流行前ワクチン」接種対象拡大に慎重論
新型インフルエンザが流行する前に、あらかじめ接種しておく「プレパンデミック(大流行前)ワクチン」。 厚生労働省研究班は今月6日、医療関係者など約6000人に接種した臨床研究の結果を受け、「ワクチンとして有効であり、安全性にも問題はない」と発表した。 …
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INFURU new "vaccine before the epidemic,"
caution that the expansion of vaccination
Before the avian flu epidemic, you have pre-vaccination "PUREPANDEMIKKU (before the epidemic) vaccine." Ministry research team On Wednesday, about 6,000 medical professionals and clinical research on the results of the vaccination, "as the vaccine is effective and it is not safe." …
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/iryou/news/iryou_news/20090419-OYT8T00332.htm
April 20, 2009
読売新聞

KDDIら、新型インフルエンザ対策の在宅勤務システム提供へ
三井住友海上火災保険のグループ会社であるインターリスク総研とKDDIは4月20日、新型インフルエンザの大流行(パンデミック)時においても在宅勤務による事業継続を行なうためのソリューションサービスの提供を開始した。 新型インフルエンザの世界的な流行が懸念される …
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KDDI them to offer telecommuting system against avian flu
Risk Research and the Inter KDDI group companies of the Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., April 20, outbreaks of avian flu (pandemic) has started to provide business solution services by continuing to do work at home and at the time. It is feared that the global epidemic of avian flu …
http://ascii.jp/elem/000/000/410/410982/
April 20, 2009
ASCII.jp

Canada planning to change breakdown of flu drugs in pandemic stockpile
TORONTO – Canada will adjust the mix of antiviral drugs in an emergency pandemic stockpile this year, a response to concerns over the vulnerability of the …
http://www.eastottawa.ca/article-cp175242129-Canada-planning-to-change-breakdown-of-flu-drugs-in-pandemic-stockpile.html
April 20, 2009
Orleans Star

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bird flu: Potential for pandemic? …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 04/17/2009

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bird flu: Potential for pandemic?

Because whether (through) mutation or reassortment, this will lead to the pandemic strain.” In 1918, a strain of avian flu known as the Spanish Flu killed …
http://www.thetrumpet.com/index.php?q=6113.4511.0.0
April 17, 2009
theTrumpet.com


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LCCI wants sales tax rate reduced to 12%
… vaccines and all other inputs to support the poultry industry, which is jeopardized, by sporadic threats of bird flu and other fatal diseases in birds. …
http://steelguru.com/news/index/2009/04/17/OTA0OTM%3D/LCCI_wants_sales_tax_rate_reduced_to_12%2525.html
April 17, 2009
SteelGuru

5至9月手足口病高发易发期 我省严格疫情报告
作为学生聚集地的学校,要通过健康课、学校广播等各种形式,告诫学生家长流行季节不要带儿童到人群聚集的公共场所,避免与患儿接触;纠正儿童不良卫生习惯,对儿童玩具、餐具、衣物、用品要经常消毒。 根据浙江省教育厅的规定,各级教育行政部门将对学校尤其是一些民办幼儿园、托儿所及民工子弟学校等办学条件和卫生管理水平相对较差的薄弱 …
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May to September high incidence of hand, foot and mouth disease-prone province strict epidemic report period
As students gathered in the schools, through health classes, schools and other forms of radio, warning parents not to bring children season to crowded public places and avoid contact with children; correct bad health habits of children, child toys, tableware, clothing, supplies should be disinfected regularly. Office of Education in accordance with the provisions of Zhejiang Province, educational and administrative departments at all levels will be a number of private schools, especially kindergarten, nursery school and migrant workers, such as school conditions and the relatively poor level of health management of the weak …
http://health.66wz.com/system/2009/04/17/101194288.shtml
April 17, 2009
温州网

北京手足口病发病下降5.08%
发病人群以散居儿童和托幼儿童为主。 在手足口病报告病例略有下降的同时,麻疹和水痘报告病例较前周明显增加。麻疹上周共报告104例,较前一周上升40.54%;水痘报告517例,比前一周上升33.25%。 市卫生局表示,目前仍为呼吸道传染病高发季节,突发和多发的呼吸道传染病仍是关注重点,卫生部门将采取多项举措防止其暴发和流行。(贾晓宏)
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Hand, foot and mouth disease in Beijing declined 5.08 percent
Incidence of the crowd to scattered mainly of children and childcare for children. Hand, foot and mouth disease in the reported cases declined slightly, while reported cases of measles and chicken pox a marked increase over the previous week. Measles, 104 cases were reported last week, representing a 40.54% rise the previous week; report of 517 cases of chicken pox, an increase of 33.25 percent the previous week. Municipal Health Bureau said that is still a high incidence of seasonal respiratory infections, acute respiratory and multiple infectious diseases are still major concerns, the Ministry of Health goalkeeper to take a number of initiatives to prevent the outbreak and epidemic. (贾晓宏)
http://news.cyol.com/content/2009-04/17/content_2627905.htm
April 17, 2009
中青在线

疫苗生產企業將受益
在醫改近期實施方案中首次明確提出,從2009年開始為15歲以下人群補種乙肝疫苗,對於生產計劃免疫用疫苗的企業是利好。乙肝疫苗是2002年納入計劃免疫的,針對的是新生兒童,而此次意味著納入免疫計劃的人群增加了15個年齡段的人群。 2006年CDC進行的全國乙肝血清流行病學 …
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Vaccine manufacturers will benefit from
Has recently been implemented in the medical program for the first time made it clear that started in 2009 from 15 years of age with hepatitis B vaccine catch-up, for the production of EPI vaccines is a good business. Hepatitis B vaccine is incorporated into the immunization program in 2002, and for the newborn child, and this means that the population included in immunization programs increased by 15 age groups. CDC’s 2006 National Seroepidemiology of hepatitis B …
http://news.cnyes.com/dspnewsS.asp?rno=6&fi=%5CNEWSBASE%5C20090417%5CWEB425&vi=32335&sdt=20090415&edt=20090417&top=50&date=20090417&time=08:41:35&cls=index15_totalnews
April 17, 2009
鉅亨網

HealthWatch for April 16, 2009
Statins could lower your chance of having a stroke, researchers may have a clue in fighting bird flu, and lifetime exercise may cut a woman’s risk of dying …
http://wowktv.com/story.cfm?func=viewstory&storyid=56853&catid=36
April 17, 2009
WOWK

Don’t get spooked by the chickens
Those disease-ridden vermin should be eradicated by the city because they probably have bird flu. I think I would stare at that person too after that …
http://seminolevoice.com/Seminole_Voice/article.asp?ID=1728
April 17, 2009
The Oviedo-Winter Springs Voice

International Mutants One-Sheet
In a world devastated by a pandemic virus that turns human beings into primitive and bloodthirsty creatures, Marco and Sonia set off to find a secret base …
http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/31305/international-mutants-one-sheet
April 17, 2009
Dread Central

Denise Sautters: Gorby receives NEOUCOM distinguished alumni award
He is co-director of Nebraska’s Center for Biopreparedness Education, a member of the governor’s pandemic Flu Advisory Committee and co-chairman of a …
http://www.cantonrep.com/lifestyle/x50619276/Denise-Sautters-Gorby-receives-NEOUCOM-distinguished-alumni-award
April 17, 2009
Canton Repository

Influenza underestimated: Dr Neil
Dr Sharma says there is now enough evidence to confirm that an Influenza pandemic is a certainty, the only question that remains is when is it going to …
http://www.radiofiji.com.fj/fullstory.php?id=19383
April 17, 2009
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Ltd

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Egyptian woman hospitalized with bird flu …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 04/16/2009

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Egyptian woman hospitalized with bird flu

… experts fear that the bird flu virus may mutate into a form that could be easily transmitted from person to person, causing a global pandemic.
http://en.rian.ru/world/20090416/121150433.html
April 16, 2009
RIA Novosti


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检验检疫要求高度重视非洲猪瘟传入中国
与我国接壤的俄罗斯去年发生了大面积的流行和扩散,仅北高加索地区奥塞梯共和国八个地区中就有四个地区爆发了非洲猪瘟,病死猪1076头,3500头猪被淘汰。 生猪生产的安全关乎国计民生,2007年我国发生的猪蓝耳病疫情,是导致我国2007年、2008年生猪价格大幅上涨的重要因素。因此南京检验检疫局建议各相关部门高度重视非洲猪瘟疫情,采取有力 …
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Inspection and quarantine requirements attached great importance to African swine fever into China
Bordering Russia and China have taken place in last year’s large-scale and spread of the epidemic, just North Ossetian Republic of the Caucasus region in eight districts in four regions will have an outbreak of African swine fever,病死猪1076, 3500 pig out. Pig production, the people’s livelihood security concerns, China in 2007 occurred in the blue ear pig disease epidemic, is the result of 2007, prices of live pigs in 2008 an important factor in rising. Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, Nanjing therefore recommended that the relevant departments attach great importance to African swine fever epidemic, and take effective …
http://www.js.chinanews.com.cn/news/2009/0416/6679.html
April 16, 2009
中国新闻网-江苏分社

Panelists will discuss flu-vaccine priorities tonight on KHNL
The issue of who should be vaccinated first in the event of an influenza pandemic will be discussed tonight during the first of three live, call-in panel …
http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/20090415/BREAKING01/90415095/-1
April 16, 2009
Honolulu Advertiser

多市醫生致力戰愛滋
多倫多醫生季哈(Prabhat Jha)初到哈佛大學時,聞名全球的流行病學家培托爵士(Sir Richard Peto)花了1小時,讓這名28歲的未來學生了解地球上最貧窮民眾最常患的疾病,他的一生就此改變。 43歲的季哈是聖米高醫院環球衛生研究中心的明星,專長領域是「性與死」。 …
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The city is committed to fighting the AIDS doctors
Toronto doctor quarter Kazakhstan (Prabhat Jha) first came to Harvard University, the well-known epidemiologists around the world培托Sir (Sir Richard Peto) took 1 hour to allow the 28-year-old students to understand the future of the poorest people on earth the most common suffering from the disease, this change in his life. 43-year-old quarter of St Michael and Kazakhstan are Global Health Research Center, Hospital of the star, the field of expertise is the "sex and death." …
http://news.sina.com.hk/cgi-bin/nw/show.cgi/32/1/1/1103371/1.html
April 16, 2009
香港新浪網

Local hospital staff trains with FEMA
Hospital staff have also been trained to respond to a flu pandemic – a global flu outbreak. They are holding a drill June 18. For information about local …
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/ci_12143693
April 16, 2009
Redlands Daily Facts

Taiwan-US Poultry ban.
(See Ecuador, Colombia ban Ky. poultry on bird flu fears, Meatingplace, April 8, 2009.) Taiwan informed USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service that all …
http://www.farminguk.com/news/Taiwan-US-Poultry-ban.14899.asp
April 16, 2009
Farming UK

Machine arrives to detect bird influenza
The experts tell us that the bird flu virus, which is causing outbreaks in Asia and Europe, could mutate to cause the next worldwide influenza pandemic, …
http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=119302
April 16, 2009
Fiji Times

Study unlocks fresh hope in bird flu battle
Experts question how well and for how long the drug will stand up against H5N1, should it unleash a pandemic. Researchers screened 230000 compounds …
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?pp_cat=11&art_id=80950&sid=23475971&con_type=1
April 16, 2009
The Standard

Prenatal exposure to Hong Kong flu associated with reduced …
Oslo, Norway April 15, 2009 The Hong Kong flu pandemic was responsible for more than 700000 deaths worldwide in the late 1960s, with major disease outbreaks …
http://www.genengnews.com/news/bnitem.aspx?name=52851108
April 16, 2009
Genetic Engineering News (press release)

bird flu Contagious, Humans Becoming More Susceptible
by Jim Brogan The highly contagious avian influenza (bird flu) is reported to have wiped out 150 million chickens and killed over 70 people in parts of the …
http://www.postchronicle.com/news/original/article_212223181.shtml
April 16, 2009
Post Chronicle

Expertos identifican compuesto que combatiría la gripe aviaria
Debido a ello, los expertos actualmente se cuestionan cuán bien y por cuánto tiempo esa medicina defendería contra la H5N1 en caso de una pandemia. …
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Experts identified a compound fight bird flu
As a result, experts are now questioning how well and how long the medicine defend against in the event of an H5N1 pandemic. …
http://lta.reuters.com/article/topNews/idLTASIE53E0SW20090415
April 16, 2009
Reuters América Latina

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Common soap could help tackle bird flu …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 04/15/2009

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Common soap could help tackle bird flu
ISLAMABAD: Commercially available soaps and detergents could kill the bird flu virus that causes extensive damage to poultry and can infect humans, …
http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/news/2681/common-soap-could-help-tackle-bird-flu
April 15, 2009
Cosmos

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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
… 2005)—which has been utilized by cities and states across the country and was the basis for some of the government’s pandemic flu planning guidance; …
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/President-Obama-Announces-More-Key-Administration-Posts-4/14/09/
April 15, 2009
Whitehouse.gov (press release)

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Comments: bird flu could be more frightening
The frightening thing would be if the virus caused a pandemic if and when it became able to spread among humans, Coordinator of Surveillance and Monitoring …
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2009/04/15/comments-bird-flu-could-be-more-frightening.html
April 15, 2009
Jakarta Post


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春季要防“红眼病”
红眼病是一种传染性很强的眼病,春、夏季易流行,主要是通过接触传染,其主要临床特点是双眼先后发病,眼部明显红赤、眼眵多,刺痒交作,灼热疼痛,怕光、流泪,发病突然,病势迅猛,有自愈趋势。 本病传染性极强,易造成暴发流行。因此,加强预防是防治红眼病的根本途径。眼科医生提醒,气候转暖,人们尽量不要聚集或少到公共场所,如已 …
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Spring to prevent "红眼病"
红眼病is a highly infectious eye disease, in spring and summer epidemic-prone, mainly through contact, the main clinical features are his eyes have the disease, the obvious red eye red, eye gum more than pay for Prickle, burning pain,怕光, tears, a sudden onset, patient’s condition rapidly, and the trend of self-healing. The highly contagious disease, easily give rise to epidemic outbreaks. Therefore, the strengthening of prevention is the fundamental way to control红眼病. Remind ophthalmologists, climate warming, it is not possible to gather in public places or less if he has …
http://www.hljnews.cn/xw_lsny/system/2009/04/15/010342679.shtml
April 15, 2009
黑龙江新闻网

Arbor Vita Receives FDA Clearance Of Its AVantage(TM) A/H5N1 Flu …
Rapid, early detection of avian influenza is paramount to early treatment and containment of a deadly disease with pandemic potential, said Peter S. Lu, …
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/145978.php
April 15, 2009
Medical News Today (press release)

Malaysia-Help for farmers.
I have seen chicken breeders and rice farmers suffering huge losses when their animals died from bird flu and paddy fields are destroyed by floods. …
http://www.farminguk.com/news/Malaysia-Help-for-farmers.14836.asp
April 15, 2009
Farming UK

Spit, anyone?
But understanding the infectious potential of biological drivel may be the secret to restoring national health in a pandemic. When you get on an airplane, …
http://esciencenews.com/articles/2009/04/14/spit.anyone
April 15, 2009
Eureka! Science News

Observer happenings for the week of April 15
During an Influenza pandemic, many difficult decisions about medical care will have to be made. Some of these decisions will have a dramatic impact on the …
http://www.scnow.com/scp/news/local/article/observer_happenings_for_the_week_of_april_15/44234/
April 15, 2009
South Carolina Now

Im Katastrophenfall gut versorgt
So hat die WHO Richtlinien zum Management einer pandemie herausgebracht. Außerdem wurden im internationalen Bereich, innerhalb der Europäischen Union sowie …
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In the event of a disaster is well cared
Thus, the WHO guidelines for the management of a pandemic was released. Furthermore, in the international field, within the European Union and …
http://www.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de/index.php?id=29565
April 15, 2009
Pharmazeutische Zeitung online

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