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[CIENCIASMEDICASNEWS] In this study, we aimed to identify the environmental sites commonly contaminated by AIV (H5N1) in LBMs in Indonesia. Identifying these sites is the first step in the design of evidence-based environmental sanitation, food safety, and surveillance programs to reduce the risk for virus transmission and to develop environmental surveillance programs to monitor LBM contamination status.
[Bird Flu Monitor] Bird Flu Monitor: Avian Influenza: Hong Kong H5N1 case update ...: To identify environmental sites commonly contaminated by avian influenza virus A (H5N1) in live-bird markets in Indonesia, we investigated 83 markets in 3 provinces in Indonesia. http://www.cdc.gov/eid/content/16/12/1889. htm . ... is at the second of three response levels, Hong Kong officials have set up a telephone line to field calls from the public and have increased surveillance by testing all serious pneumonia cases for H5 influenza. ...
[Untitled] Intranasal Immunization with Influenza VLPs Incorporating Membrane ...: We demonstrated previously that the incorporation of a membrane-anchored form of flagellin into influenza virus-like particles (VLPs) improved the immunogenicity of VLPs significantly, inducing partially protective heterosubtypic immunity by intramuscular immunization. Because the efficacy of mucosal vaccination is highly dependent on an adjuvant, and is particularly effective for preventing mucosal infections such as influenza, we determined whether the membrane-anchored flagellin is an efficient adjuvant for VLP vaccines by a mucosal immunization route.
[New World Forum, News, Blog - Environment, Government, War, Animal Rights, Economy, & More] National Avian Influenza Surveillance Information: 20 samples and tests were added to HEDDS for 2010. Total is now 18424. http://wildlifedisease.nbii.gov/ai/ More...
[Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms] Lung Cancer Statistics 2009 Australia - Influenza A Virus ...: Concurrent infection with a previously undescribed mycoplasma or adverse environmental conditions .Science Daily article New Study Has Important Implications For Flu Surveillance published October 27, 2006.
[Flu Wiki Forum - Recent Comments] Spread of Avian Influenza in Pesawaran Descending: Spread of Avian Influenza in Pesawaran Descending
[Vitamins Philippines] Vitamins Philippines: New Bird Flu Alert: Noting that Hong Kong is among the most visited tourist spots by Filipinos, Philippine Red Cros Secretary-General Gwendolyn Pang has asked everyone to take precautions against the bird-flu virus, which was recently reported to have jumped anew to humans in Hong Kong. “As the old, yet most effective saying goes: ‘prevention is better than cure,’”
[Isle of Wight News: Island Pulse:] Isle of Wight's Birds Face Big Freeze Isle of Wight News: Island ...: Following recent detections of avian influenza H5N1 in France, Germany and the Czech Republic and consultation with ornithological experts. Defra have asked wild bird reserves across .
[ThePoultrySite - Industry News] Urgent Call to Upgrade Poultry Disease Lab: The NRLPD is the only Food and Agriculture Organisation-approved lab for handling the avian influenza pandemic in South Asia, so samples from various South Asian countries are sent there for virus isolation and other tests.
[SciAnswers Social Media Website] Indonesia, United States Partner to Fight Bird Flu, Other Viruses: “Avian influenza started in Hong Kong and then spread globally,” Frank Mahoney, head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) office in Indonesia, told America.gov. The disease is “a real challenge and there has been a .
[POC Main RSS] Gov't on close watch to combat bird flu entry: The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) secretary Ramon Paje said Monday that they will deploy an increased information dissemination and an improved warning system to reduce the virus's opportunities to spread. According to the World Health Organization's (WHO) website, avian influenza or bird flu is a infectious disease of birds caused by type A strains of the influenza virus.
[Peritoneal Cancer Cure] Influenza A Virus: Science Daily article New Study Has Important Implications For Flu Surveillance published October 27, 2006. Further reading.
[New World Forum, News, Blog - Environment, Government, War, Animal Rights, Economy, & More] National Avian Influenza Surveillance Information: 85 samples and tests were added to HEDDS for 2009. Total is now 19861. http://wildlifedisease.nbii.gov/ai/ More...
[Indonesia Media Online] Hong Kong diagnoses first human bird flu case in 7 years ...: Hong Kong health officials have stepped up surveillance by testing patients with severe pneumonia for bird flu. They also have launched a hotline to answer questions from the public, and are working with health officials in mainland China to monitor any occurrences.
[Green Agenda] Hong Kong has first human bird flu case in 7 years | Green Agenda: When humans came down with H5N1 bird flu in Hong Kong in 1997, patients developed symptoms of fever, sore throat, cough and, in several of the fatal cases, severe respiratory distress secondary to viral pneumonia. Antiviral drugs can be used to treat and prevent bird flu in humans, but it can take months to develop a vaccine in significant quantities for a new virus subtype, according to the World Health Organization.
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