Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - November 2005

Date Title Comments Rating
2005-11-30 Imperial public health expert to head up WHO Tuberculosis Task Force 0 None
2005-11-30 Truckers in Cameroon get free condoms in fight against AIDS 0 None
2005-11-30 Real numbers of HIV/AIDS in China hard to confirm 0 None
2005-11-29 Two more cases of bird flu in China makes experts jumpy 0 None
2005-11-29 Door knock HIV tests to deal with AIDS in Lesotho 0 None
2005-11-29 Vaccinating chickens shown to halt the spread of bird flu 0 None
2005-11-29 Two more bird flu outbreaks in China - WHO investigating 0 None
2005-11-28 Completion of the genetic sequencing of the 1918 influenza A virus 0 None
2005-11-28 Contact with pigs increases risk of animal flu viruses 0 None
2005-11-28 Nothing changes - AIDS drug goal defeated by bureaucracy 0 None
2005-11-28 Five dead, 45 infected, with haemorrhagic fever in Pakistan 0 None
2005-11-28 Romania culls thousands of fowl to stop the spread of bird flu 0 None
2005-11-28 Star anise sought after in bird flu fight 0 1
2005-11-28 How is HIV transmitted from mother to child? 1 1.7
2005-11-26 Emerging infectious diseases will get worse 0 None
2005-11-26 Chronic Wasting Disease in deer and humans 0 None
2005-11-24 Another case of non-lethal bird flu in Canada 0 None
2005-11-24 Passenger and crew lists on demand will protect America from disease say US health officials 0 None
2005-11-24 China has another death from bird flu 0 None
2005-11-22 U.S. bans some of Canada's poultry because of bird flu 0 None
2005-11-22 Health experts in the UK warn flu vaccine will run out 0 None
2005-11-22 Japanese ban Canadian poultry imports 0 None
2005-11-22 China to use police in fighting bird flu 0 None
2005-11-22 New worldwide high for AIDS numbers 0 None
2005-11-21 Who gets bird flu vaccine first when there's not enough to go round? 0 None
2005-11-21 Africa worst hit by AIDS - 2.4m dead, 3.2m infected in sub-Sahara 0 None
2005-11-21 Mosquito threat to Europe from imported plants 0 None
2005-11-21 Indonesia has bird flu victim no.68 0 None
2005-11-20 Possible viral cause of Kawasaki disease identified 0 None
2005-11-20 UN says AIDS in India far worse than figures show 0 None
2005-11-20 Bird flu early warning system to be set up by UN 0 None
2005-11-20 Bird flu scare in Canada 0 None
2005-11-20 Bird flu spreads in China while Bush's $ 7.1 billion pandemic fund stalls 0 None
2005-11-16 Human bird flu cases confirmed in China 0 None
2005-11-15 Battle on birdflu - Vietnam culls, China vaccinates, Indonesia ignores! 0 None
2005-11-15 Special prisons for AIDS convicts in China 0 None
2005-11-15 Vietnamese researchers say bird flu already resisant to Tamiflu 0 None
2005-11-14 High alert as Taiwan finds highly pathogenic bird flu strain H7N3 0 None
2005-11-14 China checking another possible case of human bird flu 0 None
2005-11-14 "Luckiest man" - cured of AIDS - will have further tests 0 None
2005-11-14 Why the bird flu virus H5N1 is so deadly to humans 0 None
2005-11-14 New plan to defeat Malaria in Africa 0 None
2005-11-13 Maternal malaria and gravidity interact to modify infant susceptibility to malaria 0 None
2005-11-13 Genetic factors versus environmental factors in assessing malaria risk 0 None
2005-11-13 Bangkok has first human case of bird flu 0 None
2005-11-13 Bird flu in China now up to 8 in one month 0 None
2005-11-13 Doctors want 'cured' HIV victim to have more tests 0 None
2005-11-13 Bird flu in two Kuwait birds a far weaker strain 0 None
2005-11-09 Another bird flu death as $1 billion plan revealed to fight virus 0 None
2005-11-09 Syphilis on the rise in U.S. - high risk sex among men to blame 0 None
2005-11-09 Will the world beat bird flu?- experts doubt it 0 None
2005-11-08 More dead birds in Malaysia raises bird flu alarm 0 None
2005-11-08 Chinese insurer offers bird flu cover 0 None
2005-11-08 Report warns bird flu could cause world meat trade crisis 0 None
2005-11-08 Dead poultry in Saudi tested for bird flu 0 None
2005-11-07 Bird flu will cost as much as $800bn 0 None
2005-11-07 About turn by China over suspected bird flu death 0 None
2005-11-07 Getting the picture on bird flu 0 None
2005-11-07 Global battle plan to beat bird flu 0 None
2005-11-07 Armed police in China guard mass poultry cull to halt bird flu 0 None
2005-11-07 Important that GP's take flu pandemic threat seriously 0 None
2005-11-07 Mongolian birds provide Avian influenza virus samples 0 None
2005-11-03 Harmless bacteria may provide natural protection against deadly MRSA 0 None
2005-11-03 Expert says bird flu more likely to fly in by plane than by birds 0 None
2005-11-02 Drug giants join forces to develop gel for women in fight against AIDS 0 None
2005-11-02 Bush wants $7bn to fight bird flu 0 None
2005-11-01 Haddon matrix could help public health officials tackle an influenza pandemic 0 None
2005-11-01 Alternative health protection measures against MRSA 0 None
2005-11-01 New technique provides supplies of seed viruses to fight bird flu 0 None


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