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Article Released Fri-20th-January-2006 11:01 GMT
Contact: Tham Phuong Institution: Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
 Bird Flu – Press monitoring January 20, 2006

Indonesia blames bird flu for toddler's death; Sufficient anti-viral stocks by 2007; Indonesia confirms 14th death; $1.9 Billion Collected; Elderberries 'may combat bird flu'; CAST Assesses Potential For Human Pandemic; State reveals plan; Finland prepared; BioCryst life threatening influenza injection fast tracked; Situation in China

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SA 'could not cope' with bird flu
Advertiser Adelaide - Adelaide,South Australia,Australia
SOUTH Australia's hospital system could not cope with a serious outbreak of bird flu, a Family First election candidate has said. ... http://www.theadvertiser.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,17879706%255E1702,00.html

Americans eat chicken as bird flu stays overseas
Reuters - USA
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Americans' hunger for chicken has not been slowed by the deadly bird flu that has killed people in Asia and parts of Europe even though ...
http://today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=domesticNews&storyID=2006-01-19T184554Z_01_N18166931_RTRUKOC_0_US-BIRDFLU-CONSUMERS-SALES.xml

Indonesia blames bird flu for toddler's death
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
JAKARTA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - An Indonesian toddler who died this week has tested positive for bird flu, officials said on Thursday, a day after wealthy nations ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L1978971.htm

Indonesia blames bird flu for toddler's death
Reuters - USA
JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian toddler who died this week has tested positive for bird flu, officials said on Thursday, a day after wealthy nations promised ...
http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2006-01-19T175247Z_01_DIT050257_RTRUKOC_0_US-BIRDFLU.xml&archived=False

Sufficient bird flu anti-viral stocks by 2007
Expatica - Netherlands
... To prepare for a possible avian bird flu pandemic, the federal government decided to boost its stocks of the Tamiflu drug. million ...
http://www.expatica.com/source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=48&story_id=26924&name=Sufficient+bird+flu+anti-viral+stocks+by+2007

Indonesia confirms 14th bird flu death
Guardian Unlimited - UK
A 14th person has died of bird flu in Indonesia, officials said today. ... So far, Indonesia has had 12 bird flu deaths confirmed by the WHO. ...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/birdflu/story/0,,1690302,00.html

$1.9 Billion Collected to Combat Bird Flu
Zaman Online - Istanbul,Turkey
Financial relief for combating the bird flu amounted to $1.9 billion at a conference themed "International Pledging on Avian and Human Influenza" held in ...
http://www.zaman.com/?bl=national&alt=&hn=28797

[ Latest Developments in Bird Flu ]
Zaman Online - Istanbul,Turkey
... The Turkish National Coordination Center for Bird Flu announced the number of cities facing the peril of bird flu remains at 25; 59 points are still at high ...
http://www.zaman.com/?bl=national&alt=&hn=28810

Elderberries 'may combat bird flu'
Daily Mail - UK - UK
An extract from black elderberries could be used to combat the bird flu virus, new research has suggested. A study looked at whether ...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/health/healthmain.html?in_article_id=374522&in_page_id=1774

CAST Assesses The Potential For An Avian Influenza Human Pandemic
CattleNetwork.com - Stanley,KS,USA
... In response to heightened concern about the possibility of a resultant influenza pandemic, CAST has prepared a new Commentary, Avian Influenza: Human Pandemic ...
http://www.cattlenetwork.com/content.asp?contentid=16955

State reveals plan to combat pandemic of avian influenza
Tri-Valley Herald - Pleasanton,CA,USA
... The avian influenza has yet to reach California and is not easily spread among humans, but health officials are worried the virus could mutate, launching a ...
http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/localnews/ci_3416707

Middlesex hosts free seminar on Avian influenza pandemic
Littleton Independent - Concord,MA,USA
Middlesex Community College will present a free seminar, "The Avian Influenza Pandemic: How Real a Threat?," 5:45 to 8 pm, Tuesday, Jan. ... http://www2.townonline.com/littleton/artsLifestyle/view.bg?articleid=410556

Finland prepared for the Avian influenza
Xinhua - China
19 (Xinhuanet) -- Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen stressed here on Thursday that Finland must be prepared for the Avian influenza and possible influenza ... http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-01/20/content_4075144.htm

BioCryst life threatening influenza injection fast tracked
Pharmaceutical Business Review - USA
... an effective therapy for the treatment of influenza, including highly virulent, life-threatening strains like those associated with avian influenza," said Dr ...
http://www.pharmaceutical-business-review.com/article_news.asp?guid=41FFA21E-F92A-4AC2-AE32-866CC70E86AD

Avian influenza -- situation in China - update
World Health Organization - Geneva,Switzerland
The Ministry of Health in China has confirmed an additional case of human infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus. The case ...
http://www.who.int/csr/don/2006_01_19/en/

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Keywords associated to this article: bird flu; avian influenza
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