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9 polluting hospitals served closure notice …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 06/18/2009

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9 polluting hospitals served closure notice
BANGALORE: Persons showing symptoms of the pandemic H1N1 flu are currently being quarantined at the SDS TB Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases on Hosur …http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/9-polluting-hospitals-served-closure-notice/articleshow/4673963.cms
June 19, 2009
Times of India


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One case of swine flu reported in Homer
DHHS defines a pandemic flu as a global outbreak of an influenza virus for which people have little or no immunity, and for which a vaccine may not have …
http://www.homernews.com/stories/061809/news_3_001.shtml
June 19, 2009
Homer News

Pupils in swine flu bug alert
… health authorities are continuing to insist that Scotland remains amongst the best prepared countries in the world to deal with pandemic flu. …
http://www.eastkilbridenews.co.uk/lanarkshire-news/local-news-lanarkshire/local-news-east-kilbride/2009/06/17/pupils-in-swine-flu-bug-alert-68653-23893026/
June 19, 2009
icLanarkshire – East Kilbride News

UN Secretary General says flu pandemic must not cause travel bans
By TBM Staff | Mumbai According to Reuters, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon recently said that reactions to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) …
http://www.travelbizmonitor.com/un-secretary-general-says-flu-pandemic-must-not-cause-travel-bans-6993
June 19, 2009
TravelBizMonitor

Utah health officials warn swine flu risk serious; H1N1 death toll …
Based on its generic pandemic flu plan, Utah public health officials would consider 1700 deaths a year to be a moderate pandemic and 16000 deaths severe. …
http://www.sltrib.com/nationworld/ci_12607907
June 19, 2009
Salt Lake Tribune

Congress Backs War-Funding Bill, ‘Cash for Clunkers’
The bill also would provide $7.7 billion for pandemic flu programs. The “cash for clunkers” provision provides temporary rebates to those buying cars that …
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=azS1VwKeTbKo
June 19, 2009
Bloomberg

Sanofi will donate H1N1 vaccine
(Photo: CDC) Baxter, GlaxoSmithKline, and MedImmune are among the handful of other companies developing a vaccine against the H1N1 pandemic flu. …
http://whyy.org/cms/news/health-science/2009/06/18/sanofi-will-donate-h1n1-vaccine/10620
June 19, 2009
WHYY

Healthcare Workers Muffed H1N1 Flu Precautions
Explain to interested patients that healthcare personnel are potentially exposed to the H1N1 pandemic flu strain at work. Note that this analysis suggests …
http://www.medpagetoday.com/InfectiousDisease/SwineFlu/14778
June 19, 2009
MedPage Today

As Flu pandemic Declared, Leaders Must Focus on Poor Countries to …
By World Vision Staff June 11, 2009, Geneva – As the World Health Organization raised the pandemic alert for Influenza A(H1N1) to its highest level, …
http://www.christianpost.com/article/20090618/as-flu-pandemic-declared-leaders-must-focus-on-poor-countries-to-avert/
June 19, 2009
Christian Post

Swine flu warning from Scottish health official
Scotland remains amongst the best prepared countries in the world to deal with pandemic flu and we are continuing to plan and prepare for any future …
http://news.stv.tv/scotland/103378-swine-flu-warning-from-scottish-health-official/
June 19, 2009
stv.tv

Swine flu cases climb to 38
… with swine flu infection on Thursday in Bangalore, taking the total number of people who have tested positive for the pandemic flu in the country to 38. …
http://www.morungexpress.com/national/26477.html
June 19, 2009
MorungExpress

Number Of Confirmed Fort Bend Swine Flu Cases Rises By More Than …
The increase in confirmed cases doesn’t necessarily reflect a new wave of the pandemic flu moving through the county, however, county Health & Human …
http://www.fortbendnow.com/2009/06/18/38588
June 19, 2009
FortBendNow

Thame worker could have swine flu
They have been working with the NHS following their latest pandemic flu guidance. Jane Cottrell, board director, said: The NHS is no longer testing …
http://www.thametoday.co.uk/news/Thame-worker-could-have-swine.5381033.jp
June 19, 2009
Thame Today

Rovi To Build Spain’s First Flu Vaccine Factory >ROVI.MC
The plant in Granada will require an investment of EUR20 million, will make seasonal and pandemic flu vaccines and should be fully operational by 2012. …
http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20090618-709157.html
June 19, 2009
Wall Street Journal

Swine flu ‘surge plan’ put in place
Airedale’s “surge plan” for managing pandemic flu has also been significantly revised in response to Government guidelines released after the flu virus …
http://www.keighleynews.co.uk/news/news_keighley/4443903.Swine_flu____surge_plan____put_in_place/
June 19, 2009
Keighley News

Seven program attendees sent home
The World Health Organization declared the H1N1 virus a worldwide pandemic on June 11, with more than 70 countries reporting cases of human infection.
http://dailybeacon.utk.edu/showarticle.php?articleid=55148
June 19, 2009
The Daily Beacon

对甲型流感疫点必要时可隔离管制
当甲型H1N1流感发生社区流行时,社区内企事业单位可实行集中休假或轮休制度。必要时对疫点进行隔离管制措施。这是日前卫生部印发的社区甲型H1N1流感暴发流行控制工作方案中提及的内容。 卫生部在方案中明确,发生社区流行时,地方应采取减少或限制人员流动,娱乐场所停业,取消或推迟大型集会等措施。社区内企事业单位可实行集中休假或轮休 …
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Outbreak of influenza can be isolated, if necessary, control
When the H1N1 Type A influenza epidemic occurred in the community, the community focus on enterprises and institutions may apply the system of leave or rest. Necessary control measures to isolate spot. This is the Ministry of Health issued a few days ago the community outbreak of influenza A H1N1 influenza control of the content referred to in the program. Ministry of Health explicitly in the program, the occurrence of endemic communities, the local should be taken to reduce or limit the movement of persons, places of entertainment close down, the cancellation or postponement of large gatherings and other measures. Community enterprises and institutions can focus on the implementation of leave or rest …
http://cqsb.cqnews.net/Get/News/Chongqing/Yaowen/0961907022228039.shtml
June 19, 2009
重庆商报

台湾甲型流感病例增至60例 防疫及旅游警示不变
中国台湾网6月19日消息据台湾“中央社”报道,台湾流行疫情指挥中心发言人施文仪称,台湾昨天新增2名甲型H1N1流感确定病例,累计60例。目前台湾有1个尚未痊愈的本土病例,香港、泰国有小区流行,但台湾防疫等级及旅游警戒暂不调整。 施文仪称,昨天新增的第59例患者是一名14岁自美国洛杉矶返台的女留学生;第60例是21岁留学美国加州的女学生, …
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Influenza cases in Taiwan increased from 60 cases of the same vaccination and travel alerts
China Taiwan Network News June 19, according to Taiwan’s "Central News Agency" reported that the prevalence of the epidemic in Taiwan Wen-Yi command spokesman, said yesterday Taiwan’s new alpha-2 confirmed cases of influenza H1N1, a total of 60 cases. At present, Taiwan has not fully recovered from a local case, Hong Kong, Thailand, popular area, but the level of Taiwan’s disease prevention and not to adjust the travel warning. Wen-Yi, said yesterday the new section 59 cases of patients with a 14-year-old returned from the United States Los Angeles women students; the first 60 cases studied in the United States is a 21-year-old female student in California, …
http://news.ifeng.com/taiwan/2/200906/0619_352_1209582.shtml
June 19, 2009
凤凰网

Swine flu ‘may kill hundreds’
A University of Warwick study, published in the journal Epidemiology and Infection, used computer modelling to predict the spread of pandemic influenza. …
http://www.thewest.com.au/default.aspx?MenuID=77&ContentID=149147
June 19, 2009
The West Australian

Swine flu support line for GPs set up
WELLINGTON – 18 June 2009 – A national GP support line for all flu pandemic queries has been set up to help GPs better manage the rise in swine flu cases. …
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0906/S00121.htm
June 19, 2009
Scoop.co.nz (press release)

pandemic Potential of a Strain of Influenza A (H1N1): Early Findings
Espejo Guevara, 6 Francesco Checchi, 7 Erika Garcia, 7 Stephane Hugonnet, 7 Cathy Roth, 7 The WHO Rapid pandemic Assessment Collaboration A novel influenza …
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/324/5934/1557
June 19, 2009
Science Magazine (subscription)

After Delays, WHO Agrees: The 2009 pandemic Has Begun
Many leading influenza scientists and public health experts say that the scientific criteria for phase 6—the highest level in WHO’s pandemic alert …
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/324/5934/1496
June 19, 2009
Science Magazine (subscription)

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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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Flu researchers call for enhanced swine surveillance …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 06/08/2009

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Flu researchers call for enhanced swine surveillance
In some countries, such as the United States, the national strategy for pandemic influenza assigned the entire preparedness budget ($3.8 billion US …
http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/swineflu/news/jun0809surveil-br.html
June 9, 2009
CIDRAP


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我国开始批量生产甲流疫苗
新华社记者邢广利摄 新华网北京6月8日电(记者周婷玉)作为我国内地唯一具备大流行流感疫苗生产资质的企业,北京科兴生物制品有限公司8日拿到来自美国CDC的甲型H1N1流感疫苗生产用毒株,这意味着我国甲型H1N1流感疫苗“盼尔来福”的批量生产正式启动。 记者8日从卫生部获悉,由美国疾病预防控制中心和英国生物制品检定所提供的,为世界卫生 …
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A flow in our country to start mass production of vaccines
Xinhua News Agency reporters Xing Guang and Li She Xinhua Beijing June 8 (Xinhua ZHOU Ting-yu), as with the Mainland of China, the only pandemic influenza vaccine production enterprise quality, Beijing Kexing Biological Products Co., Ltd. from the United States on the 8th to get the alpha-CDC H1N1 strain of influenza vaccine production, which means that influenza A H1N1 influenza vaccine in our country, "Fall to look forward to fu," the official start of production. Press 8 from the Ministry of Health was informed by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the United Kingdom testing biological products provided for the World Health …
http://china.huanqiu.com/photo/2009-06/482974.html
June 9, 2009
环球网

MAS: Do not panic amid virus alert
WHO has raised the pandemic alert level to 5, one phase short of the highest level of 6, which would indicate that a global pandemic was underway. …
http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2009/6/9/business/4075777&sec=business
June 9, 2009
Malaysia Star

Mild flu in Tassie
Acting chief health officer David Boadle acknowledged the pandemic threat had not been as bad as first feared, with most patients reporting only minor flu …
http://www.themercury.com.au/article/2009/06/09/78215_tasmania-news.html
June 9, 2009
Tasmania Mercury

Numbers of aboriginals in critical condition with flu surge in …
First Nations leaders have said the scare at St. Theresa Point illustrates widespread concerns about pandemic planning for impoverished reserves where …
http://www.calgaryherald.com/Numbers+aboriginals+critical+condition+with+surge+Manitoba/1675486/story.html
June 9, 2009
Calgary Herald

Laxity abroad bringing in flu: Doctors
“Most of these sites already have equipment as part of pandemic preparedness. We have to procure chemicals and provide some additional training to the staff …
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1090609/jsp/frontpage/story_11084174.jsp
June 9, 2009
Calcutta Telegraph

Rise in swine flu cases in Glasgow and Clyde areas
… levels at hospitals will be critical if the World Health Organisation moves the threat of swine flu from phase five to six and declares a full pandemic. …http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var.2513238.0.Rise_in_swine_flu_cases_in_Glasgow_and_Clyde_areas.php
June 9, 2009
The Herald

Egypt reports 2 more A/H1N1 flu cases
Egypt, the most populous Arab country that was hit hard by the fatal bird flu in 2006, decided in late April to cull all the pigs in the country to stem the …http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-06/09/content_11510509.htm
June 9, 2009
Xinhua

阪大微研、香川にパンデミック対応のワクチン製造拠点
ワクチンメーカーの財団法人阪大微生物病研究会(大阪府吹田市、東雍(ひがし・やすし)理事長)は8日、高病原性の新型インフルエンザの世界的大流行(パンデミック)に対応するため、ワクチンを大量生産する国内拠点を香川県観音寺市に建設すると発表した。13年に運用 …
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Call Handai fine, PANDEMIKKU-based vaccine in Kagawa

Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases of Osaka University of vaccine manufacturers (Suita City, Osaka,雍east (Yasushi east), Chairman) on Friday, the global epidemic of highly pathogenic avian flu (pandemic) to respond to, announced development of the domestic offices, Kagawa Kanonji to mass produce vaccines. 13-year operation …
http://www.asahi.com/national/update/0609/OSK200906090015.html
June 9, 2009
朝日新聞

Swine flu: govt draws up battle plan
New Delhi The Delhi government is getting into ‘battle mode’ to deal with a ‘pandemic’ situation if such a situation were to arise, after two people tested …
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/swine-flu-govt-draws-up-battle-plan/473341/
June 9, 2009
Delhi Newsline

How a Mild Virus Might Turn Vicious
All pandemic flus, including those of the Spanish, Hong Kong and Asian flus, make PB1-F2. So does the H5N1 bird flu. The current swine strain does not. …
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/09/health/09flu.html?ref=health
June 9, 2009
New York Times

Nova Scotia confirms swine flu case contracted within Canada
WHO declaration of a pandemic is conditional upon community level outbreaks in at least one other country in a different WHO region. …
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/180/12/E97
June 9, 2009
CMAJ

Revised WHO pandemic scale requires higher incidence of disease …
In the midst of global concern about a potential A(H1N1) swine influenza pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) has revised its 6-point scale for …
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/180/12/E95
June 9, 2009
CMAJ

Canada’s ability to respond to a national health crisis hampered …
pandemic plans, experts agree, are the most highly developed and certainly the best funded of Canada’s health emergency response plans. …
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/180/12/1193
June 9, 2009
CMAJ

Medicago announces presentation at the World Vaccine Congress Asia …
Medicago is developing VLP vaccines to protect against H5N1 pandemic influenza, using a transient expression system which produces recombinant vaccine …
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/June2009/08/c4287.html
June 9, 2009
Canada NewsWire (press release)

Swine flu: govt draws up battle plan
The Delhi government is getting into ‘battle mode’ to deal with a ‘pandemic’ situation if such a situation were to arise, after two people tested positive …
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/swine-flu-govt-draws-up-battle-plan/473341/
June 9, 2009
Indian Express

Two more NI swine flu cases
An agreement for a pre-pandemic vaccine has also been signed. By December there could be enough vaccine to protect at least half of the population from …
http://u.tv/News/Two-more-NI-swine-flu-cases/1563ca52-4a0d-4d4d-8df0-631e2d9f90cf
June 9, 2009
U.TV

NIH invests $46 million in regional consortium for emerging …
Highlights over the past few years include creation of diagnostics used to guide containment of the SARS outbreak in Beijing in 2003, insights into pandemic …http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-06/cums-ni060809.php
June 9, 2009
EurekAlert (press release)

Amalga Helps Hospital Keep Swine Flu in Check
Plans changed slightly, however, when hospital officials realized they might possibly have a flu pandemic on their hands, said Dr. Michael Gallagher, …
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/166310/amalga_helps_hospital_keep_swine_flu_in_check.html
June 9, 2009
PC World

Concerns remain over swine flu outbreaks
The flu has the potential to become more aggressive in the middle of a pandemic. Smith said we can’t rule out other pandemics, either. …
http://www.unogateway.com/home/news/2009/06/09/News/Concerns.Remain.Over.Swine.Flu.Outbreaks-3746713.shtml
June 9, 2009
Gateway

Egypt Quarantines Dormitory After US Students Contract Swine Flu
Egypt also is trying to contain the spread of the H5N1 bird flu virus, which has infected at least 27 people in the country this year, more than three times …http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-06-08-voa41.cfm
June 9, 2009
Voice of America

Nuevos casos de gripe A en seis centros escolares de Madrid
… los protocolos del Plan Nacional de Preparación contra la pandemia de Gripe, elaborado con las directrices de la Organización Mundial de la Salud.
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New cases of influenza A in six schools in Madrid

… protocols of the National Preparedness Pandemic Influenza, developed with the guidelines of the World Health Organization.
http://www.telecinco.es/informativos/sociedad/noticia/100004694/Un+probable+caso+de+gripe+y+otros+siete+
June 9, 2009
TeleCinco

Más de 25 mil casos de AH1N1 y pandemia cerca de declararse
… de los cuales 139 son muertes, por lo que se espera para esta semana se declare la pandemia por la propagación indetenible del virus. …
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More than 25 thousand cases of pandemic and near AH1N1 declared

… of which 139 are deaths, so this week is expected to be declared the pandemic by the unstoppable spread of the virus. …
http://www.diariocolatino.com/es/20090608/internacionales/67671/
June 9, 2009
El Diario CoLatino

Ski season brings swine flu fears
Queenstown schools and businesses are updating their pandemic response plans as concerns grow that the resort, expecting its usual ski-season influx of …
http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/queenstown/2483421/Ski-season-brings-swine-flu-fears
June 9, 2009
Southland Times

Cuba renforce les mesures de prévention de l’influenza A
Ce programme vise à minimiser les effets négatifs de la pandémie sur la population et son impact économique, en cas d’apparition de foyers de la maladie. …
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Cuba strengthens prevention of influenza A

This program aims to minimize the negative effects of the pandemic on the population and its economic impact in case of outbreaks of the disease. …
http://www.ahora.cu/francais/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=952&Itemid=57
June 9, 2009
Ahora.cu

Swine flu scare at university dorm in Cairo
Egypt is already battling the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu, which has killed an estimated 27 people there since 2006. People travelling to Egypt are …
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Swine flu scare at university dorm in Cairo

Egypt is already battling the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu, which has killed an estimated 27 people there since 2006. People travelling to Egypt are …
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8090046.stm
June 9, 2009
BBC News

Cem casos anuais de pneumonia pneumocócica na RAEM
De acordo com a ACIM, apesar da actual fase de alerta relativamente ao vírus A H1N1, a influenza não é a principal causa de morte durante uma pandemia de …
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One hundred cases of pneumococcal pneumonia annually in Macao

According to the above, despite the current stage of alert for the H1N1 virus, the influenza is not the main cause of death during a pandemic of …
http://www.hojemacau.com/news.phtml?id=34723&type=society&today=08-06-2009
June 9, 2009
Hoje Macau

OMS registra mais de 25 mil casos de gripe suína em 73 países
O grau 5 foi declarado no dia 29 de abril e, na escala da OMS, indica que a pandemia é ‘iminente’. Segundo o novo balanço, os Estados Unidos continuam …
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WHO records more than 25 thousand cases of swine flu in 73 countries

The level 5 was declared on April 29, and the scale of the WHO, indicates that the pandemic is’ imminent ‘. Under the new assessment, the United States continues …
http://www.olhardireto.com.br/noticias/exibir.asp?edt=34&id=29577
June 9, 2009
Olhar Direto

LaRouche : Évaluation stratégique et urgence d’action
Dans ces conditions, si une pandémie de grippe se déclenchait aux Etats-Unis mêmes, ce serait un désastre dépassant tout ce que l’on peut imaginer. …
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LaRouche: Strategic Evaluation and Emergency Action

In these circumstances, if an influenza pandemic is triggered in the United States, it would be a disaster beyond anything we can imagine. …
http://www.solidariteetprogres.org/article5505.html
June 9, 2009
Solidarité et Progrès

ONU diz que reação do México a gripe foi excelente
Além disso, ressaltou a importância de diagnósticos eficientes serem obtidos em pouco tempo para ajudar o mundo a se preparar para uma (eventual) pandemia …
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UN says that the Mexican reaction to flu was excellent

Furthermore, he stressed the importance of efficient diagnoses are obtained in a short time to help the world to prepare for a (possible) pandemic …
http://g1.globo.com/Noticias/Mundo/0,,MUL1186779-5602,00-ONU+DIZ+QUE+REACAO+DO+MEXICO+A+GRIPE+FOI+EXCELENTE.html
June 9, 2009
G1.com.br

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汉中狂犬病蔓延已致8人死亡 将对家养犬强制免疫(Hanzhong spread of rabies deaths have been caused by 8 compulsory vaccination will home Kennel) …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 06/01/2009

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汉中狂犬病蔓延已致8人死亡 将对家养犬强制免疫
本月23日之前,汉中将完成全市所有犬只的疫苗注射工作,有望遏制狂犬病扩散蔓延的势头。截至目前,疫情已造成8人死亡。 据介绍,汉中市辖10县1区,234个乡镇,初步统计全市养犬数量为37.38万只,其中县城以上中心城区养犬2.52万只。今年3月份以来,狂犬病疫情在汉中暴发流行。目前,汉中对所有家养犬只实行强制免疫。汉中市已组织调运回30万 …
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Hanzhong spread of rabies deaths have been caused by 8 compulsory vaccination will home Kennel
On the 23rd of this month before the city of Hanzhong to complete the vaccination of all dogs work, is expected to contain the spread of the spread of rabies. Up to now, the epidemic has resulted in 8 deaths. It is reported that 10 counties市辖Hanzhong 1 District, 234 villages and towns, the number of preliminary statistics for the city Kennel 373,800, of which more than the county seat city Kennel 25200. Since March of this year, rabies epidemic outbreak in Hanzhong. Currently, all domestic dogs Hanzhong a mandatory immunization. Hanzhong City, has organized the transfer back to 300,000 …
http://news.cnwest.com/content/2009-06/02/content_2102354.htm
June 2, 2009
西部网


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河南省發現首例輸入性甲型H1N1流感疑似病例
通報說,5月31日,我省漯河市報告一例甲型H1N1流感可疑病例。6月1日,省級專家組結合流行病史、臨床表現和實驗室結果,初步診斷為甲型H1N1流感疑似病例。6月1日下午,已按規定將患者標本送往國家疾控中心進行實驗室復核檢測,請衛生部專家組明確診斷。 …
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Henan Province, the first case of imported cases of suspected influenza H1N1 influenza
Informed that on May 31, our province Luohe report a case of suspected cases of influenza H1N1 influenza. June 1, combined with popular history of the provincial-level expert group, clinical manifestations and laboratory findings, the initial diagnosis of suspected cases of influenza type H1N1. The afternoon of June 1, in accordance with the provisions of the national patient specimens sent to CDC for review laboratory testing, please clear diagnosis of the Ministry of Health Expert Group. …
http://big5.xinhuanet.com/gate/big5/www.ha.xinhuanet.com/add/hnnews/2009-06/02/content_16683184.htm
June 2, 2009
新華網河南頻道

【新型インフル】国内で初めて妊婦感染が発生
疾病管理本部の全柄律(チョン・ビョンユル)伝染病対応センター長は「スペイン風邪のような過去のインフルエンザ大流行(パンデミック)の研究結果を見ると、妊娠婦がインフルエンザ治療をしない場合、早産と自然流産の危険がさらに高まることが分かった」と述べた。
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[New] INFURU first occurred in pregnant women infected
All patterns of law for Disease Control Division (BYONYURU Jung) Center for Infectious Diseases supports the "influenza pandemic like the Spanish flu in the past (pandemic) and see the results of the study, if the flu is not a pregnant woman, and premature found to increase the risk of spontaneous abortion. "
http://japanese.joins.com/article/article.php?aid=116085&servcode=400&sectcode=400
June 2, 2009
中央日報

國軍防疫等級調降為「第二級」
中央流行疫情指揮中心考量新型流感現況及總體防疫作為,將疫情等級由原第三級調降至第二級,國防部軍醫局昨日表示,為配合中央防疫政策,國軍防疫等級同時跟進,調降為「第二級」;各單位仍須審慎應對疫情,持續落實所屬單位疫情監視,並加強人員自主健康管理,以維人安。 …
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Lower level of the military vaccination as a "second class"
The central command center to consider the new epidemic outbreak of influenza vaccination status and general as to the epidemic level of the original transfer to the second level the third level, the Ministry of National Defense Medical Bureau, said yesterday that, in line with the central disease-prevention policy, the military hierarchy at the same time follow-up immunization, downgraded to "second class"; all units must carefully deal with the epidemic, the epidemic continued to monitor the implementation of their respective units and to strengthen their own health management personnel to human security dimension. …
http://news.gpwb.gov.tw/newpage_blue/news.php?css=2&nid=91851&rtype=2
June 2, 2009
軍事新聞網

Swine flu in Nunavut
Fortunately, it is not the nasty virus we expected with a pandemic, Sobol said. His advice on swine flu prevention is the same as with any other flu: to …
http://nnsl.com/northern-news-services/stories/papers/jun1_09sw.html
June 2, 2009
Northern News Services (subscription)

College of Public Health Announces New Degree Program
… aimed at solving many of today’s problems, including obesity, rising health-care costs and infectious diseases such as the current H1N1 flu pandemic. …
http://uanews.org/node/25881
June 2, 2009
University of Arizona News (press release)

Little at large – Carry On Giving, but you can shrink the percentage
The sector has its own guru in the form of Avian Flu Action, which, now that bird flu has become so last year… Please tick here if you do want to receive …
http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/Opinion/Article/909646/Little-large—Carry-Giving-shrink-percentage/
June 2, 2009
Third Sector

台确诊第13例甲流病例 为加拿大亚裔女童
台海网6月2日讯据“中央社”报道,台湾流行疫情指挥中心1日指出,台湾新增一例境外移入甲型H1N1流感确诊病例,累计确诊病例达13例。个案是8岁加拿大亚裔女童。 疫情指挥中心表示,这名女童是自加拿大蒙特娄经温哥华,前天凌晨在台北转机,晚上证实为确诊病例。
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Taiwan’s first 13 cases of confirmed cases of a stream of Asian girls in Canada
Network across the Taiwan Strait June 2 hearing, according to "Central News Agency" reported that the prevalence of the epidemic in Taiwan on the 1st center pointed out that the Taiwan new case of imported influenza type H1N1 confirmed cases, a total of 13 cases of confirmed cases. Case is 8 years old Asian girls in Canada. Disease center said that this is a girl Montreal Canada by Vancouver, the day before yesterday in Taipei early morning turn for the better, the evening proved to be confirmed cases.
http://news.ifeng.com/taiwan/1/200906/0602_351_1184090.shtml
June 2, 2009
凤凰网

Putting the brakes on the ‘flu pandemic
Coming into winter has always meant coughs, colds and various strains of influenza. This year will be no different, apart from having the new strain of flu, …
http://www.euroa-gazette.com.au/articles.aspx?d=13556
June 2, 2009
Euroa Gazette

Nine new A/H1N1 flu cases confirmed in Britain
The Health Department pledged to be prepared for the possibility of a global pandemic. To date, 234 cases have been confirmed in England, one from Northern …
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-06/02/content_11471757.htm
June 2, 2009
Xinhua

MedImmune gets US government swine flu contract
… and Human Services placed an initial $90 million order for the vaccine, intending to use it on high-risk populations in the event of a flu pandemic. …
http://www.cnbc.com/id/31052046
June 2, 2009
CNBC

MedImmune receives $90M order for H1N1 vaccine
… single-strain live attenuated vaccine will be administered to priority populations identified by HHS in the National Strategy for pandemic Influenza. …
http://www.gazette.net/stories/06012009/businew170832_32554.shtml
June 2, 2009
Business Gazette

Study to Investigate AHCC and the Swine Flu Virus
Two years ago, following the avian flu outbreak, the same university conducted a study in mice on the effect of AHCC on the bird flu (H5N1) virus. …
http://sev.prnewswire.com/health-care-hospitals/20090601/NY2573701062009-1.html
June 2, 2009
PR Newswire (press release)

Mask makers cash in on swine flu
The so-called P2 masks were about $2.50 during the SARS pandemic. In the past two months they have gone up from $6.60 when swine flu hit to $8.80 and they …
http://www.goldcoast.com.au/article/2009/06/02/84451_gold-coast-top-story.html
June 2, 2009
Gold Coast News – goldcoast.com.au

Swine flu cases increase in South Carolina
“This was a great run through,” she said of the health community’s concern the flu outbreak would turn into a pandemic. “When the typing came out we’d never …
http://www.independentmail.com/news/2009/jun/01/swine-flu-cases-increase-south-carolina/
June 2, 2009
Anderson Independent Mail

Swine flu vaccine: Serum instt waits for cue
As against the H5N1 (bird flu) virus, this one has a high rate of transmissibility and has infected more than 8000 people in 50 countries in just two months …
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Swine-flu-vaccine–Serum-instt-waits-for-cue/469810
June 2, 2009
Indian Express

パンデミックに挑む:金指秀一さん=創薬ベンチャー「UMNファーマ」社長
<3代目社長として、国内初の細胞培養ワクチン製造法の開発に昨年成功した。現行ワクチンのように鶏卵を半年かけて孵化(ふか)させる必要がなく、約8週間で製造できる。臨床試験も順調に進み、世界保健機関(WHO)の報告でも高い評価を受けた。 …
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Tackle the pandemic: Shuichi’s drug discovery venture金指= "UMN Pharma," he
❤ as the second president, succeeded last year in the development of the first cell culture vaccine production. Over six months the eggs hatch as the current vaccine (unintelligible) without the need to be about eight weeks to manufacture. Clinical trials go well, the World Health Organization (WHO) has received high praise in the report. …
http://mainichi.jp/life/today/news/20090602ddm013100139000c.html
June 2, 2009
毎日新聞

Swine flu fears for State of Origin
By Thursday it is likely the level of pandemic alert will be raised to SUSTAIN, meaning large public gatherings could be banned.
http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25573622-5018988,00.html
June 2, 2009
NEWS.com.au

Firm signs H1N1 vaccine deal
A health sector expert said more orders could be expected soon, especially from countries such as Singapore which has a pandemic plan that involves a deal …
http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=122752
June 2, 2009
Fiji Times

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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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CCHF more fatal than swine flu, claims TVHB head Alkan …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/25/2009

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CCHF more fatal than swine flu, claims TVHB head Alkan
“Our successful fight against bird flu has set an example for the whole world. This is also the case for swine flu. I guess we need to take more serious …
http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/detaylar.do?load=detay&link=176337&bolum=100
May 26, 2009
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调查称85.2%公众满意中国防控甲型H1N1流感举措
5月22日,中国疾病预防控制中心流行病学首席专家曾光教授,在接受中国青年报记者采访时提出了一个问题:如果说SARS给我们留下的是全民公共卫生意识的提高,那么,这次甲型流感过去以后,会给我们留下点什么? “我认为是公共卫生意识的进一步提高,我们更能互相关爱,进而提高整个民族的素质。”曾光说。 上周,中国青年报社调中心通过题客 …
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Survey of public satisfaction with the 85.2 percent that China’s initiatives to prevent and control influenza A H1N1 influenza
May 22, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention epidemiology expert Professor Zeng Guang, chief, in an interview with China Youth Daily reporter raised a question: If we say that SARS has left us with a universal public health awareness, then Influenza A after the past, what will we leave? "I think it is to further enhance public health awareness, and we love each other better, thus improving the quality of the entire nation." Said Zeng Guang. Last week, the newspaper China Youth Center through the title off …
http://www.china.com.cn/news/txt/2009-05/26/content_17833862.htm
May 26, 2009
中国网

Expert: Response to H1N1 flu was a good test
Those are the questions researchers will continue to ask themselves in light of what some are already calling a pandemic. Barron cautioned that finding the …
http://www.9news.com/news/article.aspx?storyid=116455&catid=339
May 26, 2009
9NEWS.com

我国内地共报告11例输入性甲型H1N1流感确诊病例
此外,卫生部通报,5月25日接到湖南省卫生厅报告,长沙市公共卫生救治中心收治1名患者,临床表现为咳嗽等症状,根据临床表现、流行病学调查和实验室检验结果,初步诊断为输入性甲型H1N1流感疑似病例。 患者为男性,19岁,居住地址为湖南省长沙市,目前就读于美国某大学。患者于北京时间5月21日凌晨4时乘坐CA982航班由纽约回国,5月21日18时 …
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Mainland China has reported a total of 11 cases of imported confirmed cases of influenza H1N1 influenza
In addition, the Ministry of Health informed on May 25 received the report of Health Department of Hunan Province, Changsha City Public Health Center for treatment where a patient, clinical manifestations of symptoms such as cough, according to clinical manifestations, epidemiological investigation and laboratory test results imported initial diagnosis of suspected cases of influenza type H1N1. Patients were male, 19 years old, living in Changsha, Hunan, address, currently attending a university in the United States. Patients in Beijing at 4:00 on the May 21 flight CA982 ride home from New York, at 6:00 p.m. on May 21 …
http://www.china.com.cn/news/txt/2009-05/26/content_17833866.htm
May 26, 2009
中国网

Australia in control of swine flu: expert
A leading expert on infectious diseases said Australia remained well-placed in keeping the global pandemic swine flu under-control. …
http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/australia-in-control-of-swine-flu-expert-20090525-bkmp.html
May 26, 2009
WA today

Swine flu: so far, so good
To its credit the WHO, which is leading the global responses to the pandemic, has prioritised equitable treatment for developing countries. …
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=8958
May 26, 2009
On Line opinion

Fatal flaw in ‘flu’ defences
BY LES HORTON, Posted on » Tuesday, May 26, 2009 Bahrain’s defences against swine flu or any other potential pandemic have been seriously undermined by the …
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/NewsDetails.aspx?storyid=251448
May 26, 2009
Gulf Daily News

Vaccine pushes out brain fever
Bangalore: Even as the World Health Organisation (WHO) raises its swine flu pandemic alert level to five, the swine is in news for another reason in …
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Bangalore/Vaccine-pushes-out-brain-fever/articleshow/4577143.cms
May 26, 2009
Times of India

Ontario Confirms First Swine Flu Death, the Second in Canada
The World Health Organization may declare the outbreak of a pandemic even as many cases of swine flu show symptoms no more severe than seasonal flu, …
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601082&sid=a4HXylmv4TE4&refer=canada
May 26, 2009
Bloomberg

H1N1 virus: A plan for the worst
And although the H1N1 virus seems to have lost some of its virulent momentum, the pandemic potential should give employers the impetus to put together a …
http://www.canadianbusiness.com/managing/strategy/article.jsp?content=20090615_10014_10014
May 26, 2009
CanadianBusiness.com

Worst could yet be to come
IT has been five weeks since the swine flu pandemic started to spread across the world from Mexico. But, although there have now been 12515 people in 46 …
http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/health/display.var.2510343.0.Flu_Worst_could_yet_be_to_come.php
May 26, 2009
The Herald

healthwatch for May 25, 2009
Part of the funds will also go toward building up the government’s stockpile of drugs and vaccines that is on hold in case of a flu pandemic. …
http://www.wvnstv.com/story.cfm?func=viewstory&storyid=59693&catid=36
May 26, 2009
WVNS-TV

Pharmaceutical companies stand to make profit from ‘swine flu’
… on the Market” said the initial stock market reaction to the news that the “swine flu” could become a pandemic was to cause aviation stocks to fall, …
http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_6039.shtml
May 26, 2009
FinalCall.com

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Past pandemics Provide Mixed Clues to h1n1’s Next Moves …

Posted by pandemicinformation on 05/21/2009

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Past pandemics Provide Mixed Clues to h1n1’s Next Moves
… and geography of pandemic flu, the relationship between the new viruses and existing ones, and the behavior of this new h1n1’s parent viruses in swine.
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/324/5930/996
May 22, 2009
Science Magazine (subscription)


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Swine flu symptoms and facts: do I have swine flu?
Confirmed Victorian cases of swine flu are bringing the pandemic closer to home for Tasmanians. Tasmanian health authorities have tested 22 people and ruled …
http://www.examiner.com.au/news/local/news/politics/swine-flu-symptoms-and-facts-do-i-have-swine-flu/1520491.aspx
May 22, 2009
Tasmania Examiner

Group decides priorities for swine flu vaccines
This spring’s swine flu outbreak and feared pandemic will keep health officials watching influenza numbers throughout the summer. …
http://www.jacksonholenews.com/article.php?art_id=4620
May 22, 2009
Jackson Hole News

Senate passes $91.3 billion war funding bill
The Senate bill includes $1.5 billion as cautionary funding to fight a possible flu pandemic, including the current outbreak of H1N1 swine flu. …
http://www.dailyadvance.com/news/nation/senate-passes-913-billion-war-funding-bill-617969.html
May 22, 2009
The Daily Advance

Most Doctors Not Concerned of H1N1 Influenza
The risk of H1N1 flu resulting in a “catastrophic pandemic” was also thought to be minimal. No lifestyle or behavior change occurred for six of every ten …
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/272928
May 22, 2009
DigitalJournal.com

Plan to share supplies in 13 countries
He said although other regions have begun to acquire the technology to produce influenza vaccines, access to effective pandemic vaccines was a major problem …
http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Friday/National/2563335/Article/index_html
May 22, 2009
New Straits Times

Exit screening put to WHO
The exit screening is one way of averting the spread and a pandemic outbreak. It is prudent for people who are ill with fever and influenza-like symptoms …
http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Friday/National/2563211/Article/index_html
May 22, 2009
New Straits Times

Travel industry needs clearer information when crisis arises
WHO’s pandemic level designations are based on geographical spread not the severity of the virus, and many delegates at the summit in Brazil found the …
http://www.etravelblackboard.com/showarticle.asp?id=92486&nav=130
May 22, 2009
e-Travel Blackboard (press release)

Swine flu didn’t accelerate air capacity slowdown: OAG
… and while signals the tenth month of slowdown, also shows that airlines didn’t rush in to pull capacity in the face of pandemic fears. …
http://www.etravelblackboard.com/showarticle.asp?id=92485&nav=130
May 22, 2009
e-Travel Blackboard (press release)

Hungary seeks to find footing in a world turned upside down
… on its language laws, the case of the Hungarian citizens accused of terrorism in Bolivia and the swine flu virus, which could become a pandemic. …
http://www.budapesttimes.hu/content/view/11991/220/
May 22, 2009
Budapest Times

Hospital’s loss another’s gain?
Given the recent, most serious threats to mankind with the pandemic flu scare in Mexico, it would make sense we would want to have our finger on the pulse …
http://www.bclocalnews.com/opinion/letters/45773907.html
May 22, 2009
BCLocalNews

Reason behind possible partial immunity of older adults to swine …
That’s because the United States vaccinated more than 40 million people in 1976 against a swine flu virus that was feared to be poised to start a pandemic. …
http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5jjD_162nmzMq_S5nmnyGL8CM5iRw
May 22, 2009
The Canadian Press

Student has Brown’s first swine flu case
The University expanded its existing crisis management committee several weeks ago at the height of national concern about a possible pandemic, …
http://www.browndailyherald.com/student-has-brown-s-first-swine-flu-case-1.1753570
May 22, 2009
The Brown Daily Herald

我省对到过甲型流感流行国家和地区的人员提出要求
青海新闻网讯为保护我省广大群众身体健康,做好公众甲型H1N1流感防控工作,省卫生厅20日向社会发出公告:请来自或7日内到过甲型H1N1流感流行国家和地区的人员自觉减少外出活动,避免前往人群拥挤场所和参加集体活动,发生流感样症状,应立即到当地医疗机构的发热门诊就诊。 公告说,近期来自或7日内到过甲型H1N1流感流行的国家或地区的人员 …
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Province of influenza have been to endemic countries and regions, the request of staff
News Qinghai province to protect the hearing health of the masses, do a good job in the public alpha H1N1 influenza prevention and control work on the 20th the Ministry of Health has issued a notice to the community: Please come from, or 7 days have been Type A Influenza H1N1-endemic countries and regions consciously go out activities to reduce the staff to avoid going to crowded places and to take part in collective activities, the occurrence of influenza-like symptoms immediately to the local medical institutions and out-patient treatment of fever. Notice that the recent or 7 days from the H1N1 influenza pandemic over the country or region of the staff …
http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2009-05-22/070215666386s.shtml
May 22, 2009
新浪网

Health Care Reform and the Disability Community
… of a flu pandemic or similar emergency, people with intellectual disabilities as well as those with chronic health conditions may be excluded from care. …http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ari-neeman/health-care-reform-and-th_b_206492.html
May 22, 2009
Huffington Post

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