Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Disease/Infection News Stories - February 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-02-28 Further study of past flu pandemics key to future preparedness 0 None
2007-02-28 90 year old corpse may hold the answer to bird flu 0 None
2007-02-28 Bird flu vaccine offers limited protection but 'better than nothing' 0 None
2007-02-28 U.N. representative ordered to leave Gambia after questioning President's claims of HIV/AIDS cure 0 None
2007-02-28 Researchers conducting clinical trials of diaphragm as HIV prevention method 0 None
2007-02-28 Benefits of breast-feeding might outweigh risk of vertical HIV transmission in developing countries 0 None
2007-02-27 Lao People's Democratic Republic reports first human case of H5N1 0 None
2007-02-27 Majority of South Africans with HIV have drug resistant TB 0 None
2007-02-27 Bird flu in Kuwait 0 None
2007-02-27 Update on investigation of workers involved in the Holton avian flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-27 Georgia House Committee approves bill that would require doctors to offer pregnant women HIV tests 0 None
2007-02-27 Arkansas House Panel endorses bill requiring inmates to receive HIV test before release 0 None
2007-02-27 Russia launches five-year, $2.9 billion plan to combat diseases 0 None
2007-02-26 GAVI Alliance contributes US$139 million to UN Foundation to tackle measles 0 None
2007-02-26 New bird flu vaccine not such a sure bet 0 None
2007-02-25 Statements on peanut butter Salmonella 0 None
2007-02-25 Injection drug use fueling spread of HIV in Mauritius 0 None
2007-02-25 Call for South Carolina Legislature to provide $8 million for HIV/AIDS care services 0 None
2007-02-25 Gambian President claims to cure HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-02-25 WHO and UNAIDS welcome findings of trials assessing impact of male circumcision on HIV risk 0 None
2007-02-25 FDA confirms peanut butter the source of salmonella outbreak affecting over 300 0 None
2007-02-22 Call for herpes simplex virus control measures for prevention of HIV transmission 0 None
2007-02-22 Exchange of E. coli between humans and chimps in Uganda 0 None
2007-02-22 Blueprint for influenza pandemic 0 3
2007-02-22 Roman Catholic leaders criticize New York City for distributing condoms 0 None
2007-02-22 South Africa to revise AIDS control program to address extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis 0 None
2007-02-21 Gates Foundation, Canadian Government announce initiative to develop HIV/AIDS vaccine 0 None
2007-02-21 U.S. should establish initiative to mobilize health workers to countries affected by HIV/AIDS 0 None
2007-02-21 Indonesia facing increasing number of HIV/AIDS cases 0 None
2007-02-21 More Moscow suburbs affected by bird flu 0 None
2007-02-20 Transmission of drug-resistant tuberculosis among treated patients in Shanghai 0 None
2007-02-20 Britain tests human influenza plan 0 None
2007-02-20 Revisiting the basic reproductive number for malaria 0 None
2007-02-19 Turkey producer in the UK feeling the pinch after bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-19 Popular Russian pet market the source of latest bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-19 Global partnership to launch $10 million initiative that aims to bolster HIV/AIDS care in 10 African countries using cell phones 0 None
2007-02-19 Chinese authorities praise HIV/AIDS advocate Gao after preventing her from coming to U.S. 0 None
2007-02-19 New York City to unveil official condom as part of HIV prevention efforts 0 None
2007-02-19 Jesse Jackson urges HIV awareness, testing, more research for a cure 0 None
2007-02-19 Zanzibar officials call for targeted response to combat spread of HIV 0 None
2007-02-19 Faith-based organizations major contributors to fight against HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa 0 None
2007-02-19 Chinese HIV/AIDS advocate Gao Yaojie remains under house arrest 0 None
2007-02-19 Bush spending bill allocates $1.3 billion increase to fund international HIV/AIDS, TB programs 0 None
2007-02-19 Washington, D.C., distributes 250,000 condoms 0 None
2007-02-18 British turkey giant guilty of sloppy practices 0 None
2007-02-18 Norwalk virus closes Canadian hospital 0 None
2007-02-18 Fourth outbreak of bird flu threatens Moscow 0 None
2007-02-18 The present and future for influenza vaccines 0 None
2007-02-18 Mathematical model predicts cholera outbreaks 0 None
2007-02-18 Is too much being spent on HIV? 0 None
2007-02-18 Promising results on avian influenza vaccines 0 None
2007-02-18 Bird flu - latest case in Egypt 0 None
2007-02-18 Turkey tycoon denies responsibility for bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-15 Serious proliferation of multiresistant Staphylococcus in intensive care units 0 None
2007-02-14 Response to "The HIV/AIDS Crisis in Papua New Guinea" 0 None
2007-02-14 Battle of blame continues in Britain over bird flu 0 None
2007-02-13 Seasonal flu vaccine offers some protection from H5N1 0 None
2007-02-13 PreventionWorks examined by Washington Post columnist 0 None
2007-02-13 World Bank to provide Thailand with $750,000 for HIV/AIDS programs 0 None
2007-02-13 WFP resumes programs providing food to people with TB, HIV in Cambodia 0 None
2007-02-13 House spending resolution contains provision that would cancel funding for program to expand HIV services to pregnant women, infants 0 None
2007-02-13 G7 nations plan to adopt vaccine purchase plan for diseases such as HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria 0 None
2007-02-13 Youth in Czech Republic not practicing safe sex 0 None
2007-02-13 New HIV/AIDS cases in Japan reach record high 0 None
2007-02-13 Wealthy nations launch vaccine purchase plan for diseases such as HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria 0 None
2007-02-13 Groups call on G8 to deliver on 2005 promises made for Africa 0 None
2007-02-12 British bird flu - who's to blame? 0 None
2007-02-12 Papua New Guinea should boost HIV prevention efforts 0 None
2007-02-12 Brazil to continue plans to install condom vending machines in schools nationwide for HIV prevention 0 None
2007-02-12 Mad cow disease appears again in Canadian cattle 0 None
2007-02-12 Determinants of disease presentation and outcome during cryptococcosis 0 None
2007-02-12 Vaccine against group B Streptococci 0 None
2007-02-11 Death toll at 65 as two more Indonesians die from bird flu 0 None
2007-02-11 British Government caught on the back foot over bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-11 Preparing for the next flu pandemic 0 None
2007-02-11 Jamaica and Malaria 0 None
2007-02-08 Faith-based organizations play a major role in HIV/AIDS care in Zambia and Lesotho 0 None
2007-02-08 Link between British and Hungarian bird flu outbreaks now suspected 0 None
2007-02-07 Fighting influenza with 40,000 blood samples 0 None
2007-02-07 Second worker tested for bird flu on British farm 0 None
2007-02-07 Rift Valley Fever crosses into Somalia and Tanzania as Kenyans get tough 0 None
2007-02-07 Worker involved in British bird flu outbreak undergoing tests for the virus 0 None
2007-02-07 Demand for male circumcision increases across Swaziland 0 None
2007-02-07 Bush's budget proposal would allocate $5.4 billion for the "President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief" 0 None
2007-02-07 Washington County records four cases of drug-resistant HIV 0 None
2007-02-07 Chinese authorities prevent HIV/AIDS advocate from coming to U.S. 0 None
2007-02-07 UNAIDS to introduce HIV testing guidelines in India that recommend provider-initiated testing 0 None
2007-02-06 Gambian President claims three day HIV/AIDS cure 0 None
2007-02-05 British experts baffled by bird flu outbreak 0 None
2007-02-04 Hurricane style warning system will help U.S. cope with a bird flu pandemic 0 None
2007-02-04 Brits on high alert as bird flu kills thousands of turkeys 0 None
2007-02-04 Scientists change bird flu virus and stop it spreading 0 None
2007-02-01 Indonesia comes up with bird flu vaccine 0 None
2007-02-01 UK scientists reverse symptoms of mad cow disease 0 None


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