UNSIC NewsPouch: Avian and Pandemic Influenza, 19 Aug 2014


  • More H7N9 detected in bird market, farm samples in China
  • Fewer swine flu cases, but Maharashtra's mortality rate high
  • MERS-CoV present in African camels for more than 30 years; Saudi man died of MERS-CoV.
  • Procedures to Prevent New Avian Flu Strain A/H5N6
  • FDA approves first flu vaccine for jet-injector use
  • Antibacterial soap contains high triclosan levels
  • Antibacterial gel kills superbugs using natural proteins
  • FIN: Hemorrhagic fever case

UNSIC NewsPouch: SPECIAL - Ebola Virus, 19 Aug 2014


  • Ebola has profound effects on wildlife population dynamics
  • Psychosocial support during an outbreak of Ebola virus disease
  • Ebola and Climate Change: How Are They Connected?
  • Ebola outbreak threatens HIV/AIDS prevention

UNSIC NewsPouch: Avian and Pandemic Influenza, 18 Aug 2014


  • Business case for "One Health"
  • 'Unusual' flu spike in Kimberly (AUS)
  • Bird flu outbreak in Indonesia
  • CDC reports lapses in H5N1 protocol
  • Swine flu in New Zealand
  • MERS-CoV cases declining
  • Antibody research hints at new influenza drugs
  • Search for new antibiotics
  • AZE: Brucellosis
  • PAK: Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever
  • PAN: Hantavirus
  • RUS: African swine fever
  • USA: Rabies



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