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CDC rejects report of mutant H1N1 strain in Brazil …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 06/17/2009

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CDC rejects report of mutant H1N1 strain in Brazil
Comparison of the amino acid sequence of the HA protein of A/Sao Paulo/1454/H1N1 with those of other isolates of the current pandemic strain reveals no …
http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/swineflu/news/jun1709flustrain.html
June 18, 2009
CIDRAP


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Targeting children may be an effective use of limited supplies of …
Although a simplification of the complex reality of pandemic flu transmission, the researchers believe their model provides a robust argument for …
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20090617/Targeting-children-may-be-an-effective-use-of-limited-supplies-of-flu-vaccine.aspx
June 18, 2009
News-Medical.net

【新型インフル】「秋以降さらに広がる可能性も」
「世界保健機関(who)は12日、新型インフルエンザ警報段階を’大流行(パンデミック)’を意味する6段階に高めた。この日を基準に世界およそ70カ国・3万5000人が新型インフルエンザ陽性反応を見せたと集計されている。全体的に見ると(拡散ペースなどが)過去に比べて落ち …
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[New] INFURU "could widen further after the fall"
"World Health Organization (who) is 12, the alarm stage of avian flu ‘epidemic (pandemic)’ means a six-step raise. World about 70 countries based on 35,000 person-positive avian flu have been calculated and react. on the whole (and the proliferation rate) compared to the last drop …
http://japanese.joins.com/article/article.php?aid=116787&servcode=400&sectcode=410
June 18, 2009
中央日報

Unhygienic abattoirs and public health
bird flu or avian influenza has remained a health concern all over the world for several years. Both swine flu and bird flu have continued to kill human …
http://www.triumphnewspapers.com/unha1862009.html
June 18, 2009
Triumph

Ellison, 31 other House Dems vote ‘no’ on war funding
In addition to the IMF money, the legislation also includes $79.9 billion for military funding, $7.7 billion for flu pandemic preparations and $1 billion …
http://www.minnpost.com/cynthiadizikes/2009/06/17/9605/ellison_31_other_house_dems_vote_%E2%80%98no%E2%80%99_on_war_funding
June 18, 2009
MinnPost.com

Sanofi-Aventis to give pandemic flu vaccine to WHO
By LINDA A. JOHNSON , 06.17.09, 07:02 PM EDT TRENTON, New Jersey — French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis plans to donate millions of doses of swine flu vaccine …
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2009/06/17/ap6557628.html
June 18, 2009
Forbes

Chief medical officer sends mixed signals
The World Health Organization has declared the H1N1 (swine flu) a pandemic and moved to Phase 6 (its highest) of its global influenza preparedness plan. …
http://nnsl.com/northern-news-services/stories/papers/jun17_09flu.html
June 18, 2009
Northern News Services (subscription)

Flu checks worry
Swine flu has been declared a pandemic. On entering Bahrain recently, we were asked to complete a Health Ministry form in which we had to declare if we felt …
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/NewsDetails.aspx?storyid=253457
June 18, 2009
Gulf Daily News

54 new H1N1 cases in HK
The World Health Organisation has raised its global alert to a maximum six, saying swine flu has reached pandemic status because of its geographical spread, …
http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking%2BNews/Asia/Story/STIStory_391954.html
June 18, 2009
Straits Times

NHS flu czar warns PCTs over pandemic plans
… flu resilience Ian Dalton called PCTs to a private meeting about their swine flu plans, hours before the World Health Organisation declared a pandemic. …
http://www.hsj.co.uk/news/primary-care/nhs-flu-czar-warns-pcts-over-pandemic-plans/5002884.article
June 18, 2009
Health Service Journal

H1N1 flu in Ottawa Elementary
The World Heath Organization recently raised their warning level declaring a pandemic for the first time in more than 40 years. Health department staff are …
June 18, 2009
MyWebTimes.com

Swine flu update: 19 new cases of H1N1 flu virus in BC
On June 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised its alert level to phase 6 (the pandemic phase). The WHO considers the overall severity of the …
http://mywebtimes.com/ottnews/archives/ottawa/display.php?id=382409
June 18, 2009
Vancouver Sun

Swine Flu cases continue to climb in Ohio
The virus was declared a global pandemic last week by the World Health Organization. The last pandemic, in 1968, originated in China and killed 1 million …
http://www.bizjournals.com/dayton/stories/2009/06/15/daily31.html
June 18, 2009
Bizjournals.com

First King County Resident Dies From Swine Flu
Last week, the WHO (World Health Organization) declared H1N1 as a pandemic, meaning that H1N1 has spread widely around the world. The declaration is based …
http://www.seattlemedium.com/News/article/article.asp?NewsID=97178&sID=4&ItemSource=L
June 18, 2009
Seattle Medium

tamiflu for pandemic tamiflu rulenza tamiflu sources in mexico
I’m curious what Steve Stone has to say about the Cubbies, so I’ll watch Ken Harrelson and Steve Stone’s telecast. I’ll listen to Pat and Ron on WGN radio. …
http://www.cubsnet.com/node/2595
June 18, 2009
CubsNet.com

Your questions on human swine flu answered
It was always a part of our pandemic plan that we would begin to use community surveillance systems to track the spread of human swine flu. …
http://www.cobarage.com.au/news/national/national/general/your-questions-on-human-swine-flu-answered/1538191.aspx
June 18, 2009
Cobar Age

Thermal scanners removed in new swine flu measures
”It is consistent with the message from the (World Health Organisation) when it lifted its pandemic alert to six, that countries will need to adjust their …
http://www.news.com.au/travel/story/0,28318,25653729-5014090,00.html
June 18, 2009
NEWS.com.au

Flu spread raises alarm
We were all thinking about bird flu, Karron said. We were looking to Asia for the development of the next pandemic strain, and here we have a swine flu …
http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/bal-te.md.flu28apr28,0,2069487.story
June 18, 2009
Baltimore Sun

Sanofi Donates 100 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine
It can’t be only the rich countries having access to the vaccines, in case of a pandemic.” GlaxoSmithKline Plc also plans to donate 50 million doses to the …
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601081&sid=aL9sA5kFVEpM
June 18, 2009
Bloomberg

Second Swine Flu Death Reported In NJ
Last week, the World Health Organization declared swine flu a pandemic, the first global flu epidemic in 41 years. As of Monday, the WHO declared that 76 …
http://wcbstv.com/topstories/swine.flu.death.2.1048846.html
June 18, 2009
WCBS-TV New York

Aust swings into new pandemic phase
Australia has switched into a new pandemic protect phase as the number of swine flu cases soars past 2000. The new phase will focus on directing antiviral …
http://www.skynews.com.au/health/article.aspx?id=343325
June 18, 2009
Sky News Australia

WHO asked to review flu battle plan
Thailand resorted heavily to oseltamivir when treating patients with suspected and confirmed bird flu but experienced an increase in cases developing a …
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/18649/who-asked-to-review-flu-battle-plan
June 18, 2009
Bangkok Post

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Global Testing Shows No Variation in Swine Flu Virus …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 06/04/2009

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Global Testing Shows No Variation in Swine Flu Virus
The World Health Organization said Tuesday that it was weighing whether to declare a global pandemic, with more cases of the H1N1 swine flu surfacing in the …
http://www.ajc.com/health/content/shared-auto/healthnews/cdc-/627793.html
June 5, 2009
Atlanta Journal Constitution


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為打狗者辯
狂犬病死亡率高,據了解,今年三月份以來,狂犬病疫情在陜西漢中西鄉、洋縣、城固、漢臺、勉縣等縣區暴發流行,目前疫情已波及11個縣區的186個鄉鎮。全市被犬類咬傷或抓傷人數累計達5523人次。自3月21日起已有8人發病死亡,另有洋縣2名疑似病例住進該縣醫院進行搶救性治療 …
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To those who argue打狗
Rabies mortality, It is understood that since March this year, rabies epidemic Nishigo Hanzhong in Shaanxi, Yangxian, Chenggu, Chinese Taiwan, and other counties Mianxian outbreak, the current outbreak has affected 11 counties, 186 townships . The city has been the number of dog bites or scratches on his 5523 total views. Since March 21 the incidence from 8 people killed and two suspected cases Yangxian county admitted to hospital for emergency treatment and treatment …
http://big5.xinhuanet.com/gate/big5/news.xinhuanet.com/comments/2009-06/05/content_11484959.htm
June 5, 2009
新華網

H1N1 cases on reserve a ‘wake-up call’: chief
“All of this would remind us that any influenza pandemic is going to be more severe in certain population groups and not something which can be brushed off …
http://www.winnipegsun.com/news/2009/06/04/9680951.html
June 5, 2009
Winnipeg Sun

猪流感 拷问中国医疗信息化
SARS期间北京迅速构建了全市SARS信息报送系统、疫情分析决策支持系统和流行病调查信息系统,北京市信息化办公室称赞“信息系统的建设成果使北京市领导能够准确及时获取有关SARS的各类信息,有力的支持了领导的科学决策,为打赢抗击非典的战争做出了应有的贡献,得到了北京市领导的高度评价”。 又比如,卫星定位技术,可视化MIS平台技术, …
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Swine flu torture of Chinese medical information
Construction of Beijing during the SARS quickly submitted to the city’s SARS information system, Decision Support System for epidemic analysis and epidemiological investigation information system, the Beijing Municipal Information Office praised "the results of information systems so that the leadership in Beijing can be accurate and timely information on various types of SARS information and strong support for the leadership of the scientific decision-making, in order to win the war against SARS has made its due contribution to the Beijing leadership has been highly praised. " For instance, in satellite positioning technology, visualization MIS platform technology, …
http://cio.chinabyte.com/156/8882656.shtml
June 5, 2009
比特网

开县多部门联动确保高考顺利进行
针对流感,县卫生局草拟了《开县2009年普通高考全国统一考试期间甲型H1N1流感应急处置预案》,应对甲型H1N1流感的发生与流行。考试期间不是每个考生都要进行检查,只对有发热等现象的考生进行检查。 为保障考生的饮食安全,县卫生监督所和县疾控中心相关人员就考点和考生定点食宿单位的卫生监督、疾病控制、消毒 …
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Kaixian multi-sectoral linkage to ensure smooth conduct of entrance examination
In light of the spread of influenza in the country HINI influenza, the county Health Department to draft the "Kaixian in 2009 the National College Entrance Examination ordinary influenza H1N1 influenza during the emergency disposal plan" to deal with the occurrence of influenza H1N1 and pandemic influenza. Not every candidate during the examination period should be checked only on the phenomenon of fever and other candidates to be checked. Candidates for the protection of food security, health monitoring by the county and county CDC staff and students on the test board unit sentinel health monitoring, disease control, disinfection …
http://www.cqkx.com/html/200906/04/220324890.htm
June 5, 2009
点击开县

WHO’s Chan aims to strike balance as agency steers world toward …
Chan also revealed: she thinks swine flu needs a new official name; that WHO thinks it can secure 10 per cent of pandemic vaccine doses from the start of …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5gLdSxrdUbMkiModd7ZakE6uVYs8g
June 5, 2009
The Canadian Press

Analysis of H1N1 flu response shows progress, problems
The good news: The experience has shown that years of pandemic preparation have paid dividends, particularly with regard to coordination, communication, …
http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/swineflu/news/jun0409tfah-jw.html
June 5, 2009
CIDRAP

Early lessons learned from the H1N1 flu
However, the outbreak also revealed serious gaps in our nation’s preparedness for pandemic flu and other public health emergencies. …
http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2009/06/04/Early-lessons-learned-from-the-H1N1-flu/UPI-95751244155366/
June 5, 2009
United Press International

湖北省发现第二例输入性甲型H1N1流感确诊病例
湖北省和武汉市疾控中心对患者的鼻咽拭子标本进行平行检测,结果均为 湖北省卫生厅组织省、市两级专家组进行会诊,按照卫生部制定的甲型H1N1流感诊疗方案,对患者临床表现、流行病学资料及实验室检查结果进行综合分析后,判定该病例为甲型H1N1流感确诊病例。目前患者病情稳定,无呼吸困难,体温37.8度。流调发现该患者在湖北境内共有密切 …
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The second case was found in Hubei Province imported confirmed cases of influenza A H1N1 influenza
Wuhan City, Hubei Province, and the CDC on the patient’s nose and throat swab specimens parallel testing, the results of health organized by the Office of Hubei Province, provincial and municipal levels to carry out consultation group of experts, drawn up in accordance with the Ministry of Health clinic program influenza type H1N1, Clinical manifestations of patients, epidemiological data and laboratory test results after a comprehensive analysis to determine the type case for confirmed cases of influenza H1N1. Patients in stable condition at present, no difficulty in breathing, body temperature of 37.8 degrees. Found that the flow transfer patients there were a total of Hubei close …
http://www.hangzhou.com.cn/20090515/ca1724403.htm
June 5, 2009
杭州网

As swine flu wanes, US preparing for second wave
A report by the non-profit group Trust for America’s Health released on Thursday found that while the investment in pandemic planning and stockpiling of …
http://www.reuters.com/article/middleeastCrisis/idUSN04230085
June 5, 2009
Reuters

Australian Swine Flu Tally at 876; WHO Mulls pandemic
Sustained community transmission outside the Americas would give the WHO the evidence it needs to declare a pandemic. Health authorities in the state of New …
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601081&sid=aVDYqhz3ppcw&refer=australia
June 5, 2009
Bloomberg

Manitoba First Nation confirms swine flu cases
… lacks the infrastructure to deal with a full-scale outbreak, and that a potential pandemic could spread quickly, since residents live in overcrowded homes.
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Manitoba+First+Nation+confirms+swine+cases/1663408/story.html
June 5, 2009
Calgary Herald

пандемия свиного гриппа начнется осенью
– Пока ситуация относительно спокойная, но стоит ученикам в сентябре вернуться в школы, и зараза не замедлит воспользоваться этой возможностью. Мы должны готовиться именно к такому сценарию, – считает эксперт в области вирусологии, представитель медицинского факультета Лондонского университета, …
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porcine influenza pandemic will start in autumn
– While the situation relatively calm, but is in September, students return to school, and the contagion will not be slow to take advantage of this opportunity. We have to prepare it for such a scenario – considers the expert in the field of virology, the representative of the Medical Faculty of the University of London, …
http://www.kp.ua/daily/050609/182344/
June 5, 2009
Комсомольская Правда в Украине

Swine Flu Emerging In South America
“What may be happening in Chile is what happens with the usual evolution of a pandemic.” said Andrus. According to Andrus, the World Health Organization is …
http://talkradionews.com/2009/06/27441/
June 5, 2009
Talk Radio News Service

New Dollars and Critique Lobbed at Swine Flu Response
Trust for America’s Health, which is based in Washington, DC, today issued a detailed critique, “pandemic Flu Preparedness: Lessons from the Frontlines. …
http://blogs.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2009/06/new-dollars-and.html
June 5, 2009
Science Now

Health dept. no longer testing for Swine Flu
What we know is it was a novel influenza in which we had no protection, no immunity and we also knew it was swine originated and some of the pandemic flu’s …
http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/news/story.aspx?id=308710
June 5, 2009
UpperMichigansSource.com powerd by WLUC TV6

Nurse’s Convention Will Discuss pandemic Preparedness
Saskatchewan nurses going to the biennial national nurse’s convention will be learning about the economic crisis, pandemic preparedness, and the nursing …
http://www.saskatoonhomepage.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=18791&Itemid=281
June 5, 2009
Saskatoonhomepage.ca

Probing Question: Can a pandemic be predicted?
However, authorities have long been watching for the next pandemic, defined simply as an outbreak of disease spread by human-to-human transmission over a …
http://www.physorg.com/news163352310.html
June 5, 2009
PhysOrg.com

US ‘Swine Flu’ Death Toll Hits 20; Thousands More Infected
Twenty people in the United States have now been confirmed as having died from the H1N1 “swine flu” virus, the global pandemic which has infected as many as …
http://www.attorneyatlaw.com/2009/06/us-swine-flu-death-toll-hits-20-thousands-more-infected/
June 5, 2009
Attorney at Law

Ministério da Saúde registra três novos casos de gripe suína
O Grupo Executivo Interministerial para pandemia de Influenza (GEI) aprovou um novo protocolo de manejo clínico que altera a definição de caso suspeito. …
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Ministry of Health recorded three new cases of swine flu
The Group Executive of Inter for Pandemic Influenza (GEI) approved a new protocol for clinical management amending the definition of suspected cases. …
http://oglobo.globo.com/economia/mat/2009/06/04/ministerio-da-saude-registra-tres-novos-casos-de-gripe-suina-756197110.asp
June 5, 2009
O Globo

Brasil confirma três novos casos de gripe H1N1; total vai a 28
Por decisão do Grupo Executivo Interministerial para pandemia de Influenza (GEI), aprovada na segunda-feira, serão internados apenas pacientes com sintomas …
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Brazil confirms three new cases of H1N1 flu, the total is 28
By decision of the Interministerial Group Executive for the Pandemic Influenza (GEI), approved on Monday will be admitted only patients with symptoms …
http://oglobo.globo.com/pais/mat/2009/06/04/brasil-confirma-tres-novos-casos-de-gripe-h1n1-total-vai-28-756195229.asp
June 5, 2009
O Globo

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WHO may redefine pandemic alert phases …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/26/2009

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WHO may redefine pandemic alert phases
May 26, 2009 (CIDRAP News) – In response to concerns from various governments about the possible effects of declaring a full-scale influenza pandemic, …
http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/swineflu/news/may2609phases-jw.html
May 27, 2009
CIDRAP


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WHO mulls pandemic threshold as swine flu cases near 13000
The WHO wants scientists to help clear up the criteria needed for declaring a pandemic as swine flu cases worldwide soared to nearly 13000 Tuesday, …
http://news.my.msn.com/article.aspx?cp-documentid=3339817
May 27, 2009
MSN Malaysia News

HRH Calls For Joint Efforts To Cope With Global Challenges
… also launching the Stockpile Phase of Asem Initiative for the Containment of pandemic Influenza co-sponsored by the Asia-Europe Foundation and Japan. …
http://www.brudirect.com/DailyInfo/News/Archive/May09/27/nite04.htm
May 27, 2009
Bru Direct

Qld Health’s swine flu handling ‘sloppy’
This is an issue of a pandemic – this is a killer, he said. Make no mistake about this – Queensland Health has a clear obligation to inform us of what is …
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/05/27/2581883.htm?section=justin
May 27, 2009
ABC Online

Swine flu ‘super infection’
… would develop into a full-blown pandemic, with a large proportion of otherwise healthy young adults contracting the infection and dying as a result. …
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/qld-news/swine-flu-super-infection-20090527-bmph.html
May 27, 2009
Brisbane Times

Mexican Secretary of State visits Laredo
Espinoza spoke at a luncheon about Mexico’s economic situation and how it has taken a toll after the recent pandemic of the swine flu.
http://www.pro8news.com/news/local/46130772.html
May 27, 2009
KGNS

Third case of swine flu confirmed in east of State
There have also been over 90 deaths from the virus in Mexico, Canada and the United States. The World Health Organisation pandemic alert remained at phase 5 …
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/0527/1224247503404.html
May 27, 2009
Irish Times

廣東江門報告一例甲型H1N1流感疑似病例
… 人民醫院就診。25日江門市疾控中心檢測甲型H1N1流感核酸陽性。26日省疾控中心和廣州市疾控中心復核結果陽性。26日晚上,廣東省衛生廳組織專家組進行會診,按照甲型H1N1流感診療方案,根據患者的臨床表現、流行病學資料和實驗室檢測結果,診斷為甲型H1N1流感疑似病例。 …
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Guangdong Jiangmen report a case of suspected cases of influenza H1N1 influenza
… People’s Hospital for treatment. Jiangmen City, on the 25th CDC influenza nucleic acid testing positive for influenza A H1N1. Province on the 26th Guangzhou CDC and the CDC to review the results positive. On the 26th evening, the Office of the Guangdong Provincial Health Organization expert group for consultation, in accordance with the Type A H1N1 influenza treatment program, according to the clinical manifestations of patients, epidemiological data and laboratory test results, diagnosis of suspected cases of influenza type H1N1. …
http://www.lnd.com.cn/htm/2009-05/27/content_696422.htm
May 27, 2009
國際在綫

More research needed to develop successful swine flu vaccine: WHO
The WHO also said it would consult influenza experts before formally changing its criteria on when to declare a pandemic. The UN health agency has faced …
http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2009/05/26/swine-flu-vaccine.html
May 27, 2009
CBC.ca

购买多少保险才能保障你无忧?
甲型H1N1流感已经蔓延至22个国家和地区,在流行性疾病肆虐的威胁下,不少投资者开始重新审视自己的投资保障,“我希望为家庭配置足够的保障后再考虑投资”、“健康保障到底多少才足够?”,我们近期收到了不少读者关注健康保障的资产配置困惑。在本期的投资圆桌,我们将邀请保险公司的理财顾问为读者解答关于“保障多少才算够”的困惑。 …
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Coverage of the insurance policy can protect you worry?
Type A influenza H1N1 has spread to 22 countries and regions, the threat of epidemic diseases, many investors started to re-examine their own investment protection, "I hope for the adequate protection of the family and then consider investing in," " How much health insurance would be sufficient in the end? "We have recently received a lot of readers concerned about the health protection of the asset allocation confusion. Investment in the current round-table, we will be invited to the insurance company’s financial advisor for the reader to answer on "how much is enough to protect" the confusion. …
http://www.wabei.com/news/200905/218620.html
May 27, 2009
挖贝网

Companies receive HHS orders for novel flu vaccine
… Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) established with the companies in 2004 as part of the nation’s pandemic influenza strategy. …
http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/swineflu/news/may2609vaccine-jw.html
May 27, 2009
CIDRAP

Swine flu ‘spreading fast’ in Australia
The pandemic alert would not be raised from contain to sustain until the virus was so widespread that such measures as screening incoming sea and air …
http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/australia/2447635/Swine-flu-spreading-fast-in-Australia
May 27, 2009
Stuff.co.nz

Qatar gets swine flu testing kits
Dr al-Thani was speaking on the sidelines of a pandemic Crisis Management workshop organised by the College of the North Atlantic-Qatar yesterday. …
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=293351&version=1&template_id=57&parent_id=56
May 27, 2009
Gulf Times

Moo-ve over BSE This is one pig of a disease
In a unique foray into public health, KTAB News has created a brochure about the imminent pandemic threat of swine flu for you to download, print out and …
http://news.ktab.co.uk/200905/swineflu/
May 27, 2009
KTAB News (satire)

Feds get ball rolling on swine flu vaccine
… work and are safe —- and to place initial orders with manufacturers for two vaccine ingredients for what HHS is calling a pre-pandemic stockpile. …
http://www.ajc.com/services/content/2009/05/23/nation0523.html
May 27, 2009
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fighting Swine Flu with Simulations and Infrared Tech
Another technology finding use amid the Swine flu pandemic is infrared imaging. One company, Mississauga, Ont.-based Fluke Corp. develops portable infrared …
http://www.cio.com/article/493434/Fighting_Swine_Flu_with_Simulations_and_Infrared_Tech
May 27, 2009
CIO

Two Egyptian children have H5N1 bird flu: agency
… virus rarely infects people, but experts say they fear it could mutate into a form that humans could easily pass to one another, sparking a pandemic. …
http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-SwineFlu/idUSTRE54P63I20090526
May 27, 2009
Reuters

Current stocks of Tamiflu can cover 20% of population, official says
We first stockpiled this much Tamiflu two years ago, when we stocked over one million tablets in a bid to combat possible outbreak of a bird flu virus …
http://www.gulfnews.com/nation/Health/10317264.html
May 27, 2009
GulfNews

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