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Pandemic Watch 2007

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posted on Mar, 21 2007 @ 11:37 AM
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"A superbug that causes infections from large, boil-like lesions to hemorrhagic pneumonia and, in rare cases, flesh-eating disease is poised to "emerge in force" across Canada, a new report warns. "

Dnuhh, what?? How does no one hear about this? SOO confused, I don't comprehend.


Hemmorhagic diseases are -kind of- a big issue.




posted on Apr, 2 2007 @ 08:37 AM
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A quick update:



Bird flu may spread from Indonesia,Egypt,Nigeria-FAO

The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu may spread from Indonesia, Egypt and Nigeria to other countries as it continues to circulate in Africa and Asia, the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Monday.

"The risk of a pandemic will be with us for the foreseeable future," said the United Nations body's chief veterinary officer Joseph Domenech, reiterating calls for global efforts to contain the disease.

Egypt, Indonesia and Nigeria have not been able to contain the disease, effectively making them reservoirs of the virus for possible spread to other countries, the FAO said in a statement.


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Despite fewer outbreaks this year, UN agency warns bird flu still threatens lives





Also, FYI - Most new diseases are hemorraghic, or have a hemorraghic component - apparently related to their common ability to infect fibroblasts, and cause "abnormal" wound healing (also called tissue "remodelling").


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posted on Apr, 17 2007 @ 08:06 PM
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While this sounds good n all, it isnt 4 commerical use and the govt has 13 million doses which is good for 6.5 million people because it goes in two doses. It has a limited effect too=[ So.... wht im wondering is the govt just gonna give it to their ppl and their families and who is gonna get it? Cuz we have like 300 milion ppl here so how is that small amount gonna help?

Here is the link:
www.reuters.com...
So check it out and have a heads up on what's going on. I bet the govt is doing their own secret hoarding I wouldnt be too surprized. Caringly yours,
Hachi



posted on Jul, 14 2007 @ 09:59 AM
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The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has announced a new case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza. A 6-year-old male from Banten Province developed symptoms on 1 July and was hospitalized on 5 July. He died on 8 July. The Ministry of Health is currently investigating the source of infection.

Of the 102 cases confirmed to date in Indonesia, 81 have been fatal.


www.who.int...



posted on Aug, 1 2007 @ 09:18 PM
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www.promedmail.org...
From promed .. Top site for daily BF info .

Time for coffee and a catch up read ... Africian sublineages is a good anti sleep read ... Make it 2 cups ..

01-AUG-07 / PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (115): India (Manipur), susp., RFI
01-AUG-07 / PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (135): Myanmar
31-JUL-07 / PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza, human (114): Viet Nam
31-JUL-07 / PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza, poultry vs migratory birds (29): France, swans
29-JUL-07 / PRO/AH> Avian influenza (134): African sublineages
26-JUL-07 / PRO/AH> Avian influenza, human (113): pandemic prediction



posted on Aug, 2 2007 @ 08:05 PM
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Training manual on bird flu coverage available online

02/08/2007 what to expect in print ... in the media .

A new trainer’s manual aims to provide health journalists with adequate tools to report on threats of bird flu.


The manual was a result of a series of three-day journalists’ training workshops in Vietnam, Laos, Mongolia, Indonesia and Thailand. The training was part of the “Equipping Journalists for Accurate Reporting on Avian Influenza and the H5N1 Virus in Southeast Asia” project conducted by Internews.

The training manual (PDF format): /33ukzs.
www.birdflubreakingnews.com...




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