Bird Flu Monitor > Mider H5N1 In Egypt Spreading Via Donkeys? - The Bird Flu Report
[The Bird Flu Report] The above comments are from the paper “Isolation and characterization of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 from donkeys” and raise concerns that H5N1 may be silently spreading in mammals in Egypt. The HA and NA sequences from A/equine/Egypt/av1/2009 have been placed on deposit at Genbank and the HA sequence has the 3 BP deletion previously reported in mild cases in Egypt.
[Influenza Virus Mashup] [Flu Wiki Forum] H5N1 News Summary: March 2010: Ha Noi: A 25F from Phu Ninh commune in Soc Son District developed symptoms Mar. 5, was hospitalized Mar.
[Expat Focus] Egypt: Swine Flu: 16 April 2010, Rome - Although concerted international action has successfully eliminated the deadly H5N1 avian influenza virus from poultry in almost all the 63 countries it infected at the peak of the world outbreak in 2006, it persists in five nations and thus poses a continuing threat to global animal and human health. 16 April 2010, Rome - Although concerted international action has successfully eliminated the deadly H5N1 avian influenza virus from poultry in almost all the 63 countries it infected at the peak of the world outbreak in 2006, it persists in five nations and thus poses a continuing threat to global animal and human health.
[FluTrackers] H5N1 Bird flu - 10th February 2010: Maha Sarakham livestock chief Tanet Tawinwang said that local officials have been checking on all 23 participating slaughterhouses by inspecting the health of all poultry both before and after they are processed to make sure that there is no presence of H5N1 bird flu virus.
[bird avian] Bird avian - Egypt reports two more H5N1 cases - Centre: Feb 8, 2010 (CIDRAP News) - Egypt's health ministry has announced two new human cases of H5N1 avian influenza, both in women who had exposure to sick birds, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported today.
[Nature Precedings] Concurrent Acquisition of a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in ...: Earlier, the HA sequences from these isolates demonstrated that five of the poultry isolates from Beni Suef had a 3 BP deletion, which matched the deletion in H5N1 from patients in Beni Suef and adjacent governorates, including Fayoum. Additional HA sequences from human isolates from the 2007/2008 season were also recently released, and two of the Fayoum isolates, A/Egypt/2289-NAMRU3/2008 and A/Egypt/2549-NAMRU3/2008 also had the 3 BP deletion, indicating the deletion was stable and present in Egypt for the past two seasons.
[Expat Focus] Egypt: Swine Flu: An advancing Avian Influenza donor reservoir introduces new genetic material that is quite valuable to the virus, but quite dangerous to humans. Until the pandemic viral reservoir reaches a level of stability, an Omega state, the clinical outcomes may be highly variant with symptoms and outcomes that are beyond the normal parameters of seasonal influenza.
[Chen Qi-The World of Micro-Organism] Bird flu death toll reaches 34 | Chen Qi-The World of Micro-Organism: As part of measures taken to protect the UK population from swine flu, the Government ordered sufficient vaccine to protect the entire population if needed. As evidence about the swine flu virus developed, experts advised that vaccinating the entire population would no longer be necessary.
[Recombinomics Whats New] WHO Sending Team to Egypt To Investigate H5N1 Clusters: Ahram Al-Massai aware that a team of experts from the headquarters of the World Health Organization, Geneva, will arrive in Cairo on Thursday to assess the procedures and monitoring of the Egyptian reality of the situation after the high incidence of infection (66) after a confirmed human case of the Ministry of Health on Wednesday evening from a new infection in a girl from the village Chaabas status Kulain kaafirs Amir Sheikh claims Manar Saad Ibrahim Zidan (18 months)
[onlinebusiness.blogr.com - Blog (RSS 2.0)] onlinebusiness.blogr.com - stories - 2010-04-16-Influenza-A-virus ...: "The United States is collaborating closely with eight international organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), and 88 foreign governments to address the situation through planning, greater monitoring, and full transparency in reporting and investigating avian influenza occurrences. The United States and these international partners have led global efforts to encourage countries to heighten surveillance for outbreaks in poultry and significant numbers of deaths in migratory birds and to rapidly introduce containment measures.
[Flu News Blog] Duck gene tips off bird flu, Canadian researchers find - Vancouver Sun: The avian flu situation in Bangladesh has remained stable with significantly less outbreaks reported during 2009 and 2010, the World Bank said Sunday. But, the bank said, “Bangladesh still faces the risks of further outbreak as it is probable that
[Bird Flu Monitor] Bird Flu Monitor: H3N2 Swine Flu: University Place: H5N1 Avian Flu and Swine Influenza: H5N1 Avian Flu and Swine Influenza Allen Batemant, Student Christina Carlson, Student, UW-Madison Cellular and Molecular Biology Recorded Mar. positive for the G225D mutation .
[Flu News Blog] The Culling Fields - Egypt Today: Veterinary authorities in Egypt have detected the H5N1 avian influenza virus in samples from poultry at 69 different locations spanning 19 governorates since Feb 10, the country’s Strengthening Avian Influenza Detection and Response (SAIDR) reported
[JustGetThere] Mark of the Beast Vaccine: EU666 Biodefense Stockpile and US666 ...: In addition the H5 was engineered to eliminate the polybasic stretch of amino-acids at the HA cleava ”¦ truncated (just the beginning)
[virology blog] Influenza A/Mexico/2009 (H1N1): Questions and answers: Q: Knowing that the Mexico/2009 Influenza A (H1N1) is part of a type of viruses that are unusual in that they copy RNA to DNA in the nucleus of a protein, where one of the segments acts as fusion (HA), and another (NA) aids in transportation to other proteins, isn’t it possible that this specific one (the Mexico/2009 ) may teach us that there are heretofore unrecognized innovative strategies in transcription, translation and replication of Influenza viruses?
[Health Spectator] Health Spectator » Blog Archive » Factory farming is key to swine ...: Certainly the worst fear of all concerned is that the H1N1 virus could mutate into something resembling one of the current strains of avian flu such as H5N1, which has killed 50-60% of the humans it infected. Currently, H5N1 shows none of the infectious ability of H1N1 in human populations, but were that to change”as through a genetic recombination that combines the worst of both pathogens”the nightmares of those who fear the worst could be realized.