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By Frédéric Keck
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
.... London: Ashgate, 2008. Bresalier, Michael. Uses of a Pandemic: Forging the Identities of Influenza and Virus Research in Interwar Britain. Social History of Medicine 25, no. 2 (2011): 400 424. httpdoi.org/10.1093/shm/hkr162. Bresalier, Michael, Angela Cassiday, and Abigail Woods. One Health in His...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
.... This research was controversial, and one of the goals of the presentation was to know if the Antigone consortium would share the credit and responsibilities attached 30 chapter two to its investigator s name.4 Fouchier was famous in the world of virolo- gists for modifying the avian influenza virus in...
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By Frédéric Keck
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
...Notes Introduction 1. Osterholm, Preparing for the Next Pandemic ; Davis, The Monster at Our Door; Greger, Bird Flu; Kilbourne, Influenza Pandemics of the 20th Century ; Tambyah and Leung, Bird Flu; Sipress, The Fatal Strain. 2. Scoones, Avian Influenza. 3. Garrett, The Coming Plague; Osterhaus...
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By Frédéric Keck
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
...Introduction An influenza pandemic is one of the events that raise concerns at the global level. The cyclical character of flu pandemics the 1918 Spanish flu, the 1957 Asian flu, the 1968 Hong Kong flu leads experts to think that a new pandemic is imminent and that it would kill millions...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... prevention. Because they displayed natural forms in ways that the eye could enjoy and that the intellect could master, they allowed humans to foresee the future as a series of calculable risks. The framework of the museum was applied to the research on influenza by the World Health Organization after the...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
...CHAP TER FIVE simulations and reverse scenarios This chapter looks at the way actors in charge of avian influenza simulate the spread of potentially pandemic pathogens from birds to humans. In the last twenty years, techniques of simulation have multiplied in the world of disaster management. The...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... farm had been infected by an avian influenza virus that was transmissible to humans. Here, chickens appear as allies to hu- mans in the war against flu viruses, because they are the first to die on the frontline. The word sentinel captures well the mix of agriculture, public health, and military...
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... diseases. In the follow- chapter one 28 ing chapter, I will use these distinctions to clarify a controversy about risk management for avian influenza. I will show how microbiologists can be conceived as following an animistic ontology or cynegetic techniques when they collect samples to monitor...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
...- function (GoF) studies re- lated to the h5n1 avian influenza virus. He asked me whether I was familiar with risk analy sis and whether I knew any sociologists who were experts on the subject. During the most recent nsabb meeting that had taken place in De- cember 2011, he said, both proponents and...
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... farm had been infected by an avian influenza virus that was transmissible to humans. Here, chickens appear as allies to hu- mans in the war against flu viruses, because they are the first to die on the frontline. The word sentinel captures well the mix of agriculture, public health, and military...
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By Frédéric Keck
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
...- Pacific Economic Cooperation, 119 Asilomar conference, 33 Australia, 3, 41 43, 49, 51, 71, 82, 88, 109, 167 Auxiliary Medical Service (Hong Kong), 122 avian influenza, bird flu (h5n1, h5n2, h7n7, h7n9), 30, 35, 36, 37, 41, 43, 59, 70, 71, 77, 79 81, 83, 86, 87, 89, 90, 98, 101 3, 109, 117, 119, 120...
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By Frédéric Keck
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
.... This reflection, however, has remained firmly grounded in the three Chinese sentinel posts in which I have conducted fieldwork with different lengths of stay, benefiting from their relatively small scales to think about avian influenza in a Chinese perspective. While the colonial and post- colonial...
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
... Collier, Andrew Lakoff, and Paul Rabinow on biosecurity. I have been illuminated by discussions with Carlo Caduff, Lyle Fearnley, Stephen Hinchliffe, and Limor Samimian- Darash on the implications of avian influenza in this emerging field. The workshop we organized with Christopher Kelty and Andrew Lakoff...
Published: 31 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007517-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0751-7
... biosecurity aesthetics: danger and, 207 12; h5n1 avian influenza virus crisis and, 26, 200 220; internal vs. external risks and, 207 14; national context for, 221n3; in United States, 205 7 Page numbers in italics refer to figures. 286 IN D Ex Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism (Fink Report), 207...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007555-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0755-5
...CHAP TER SIX stockpiling and storage This chapter looks at the accumulation and exchange of bird flu samples as modes of regulation of the global circulation of influenza viruses. Stockpil- ing, as a technique of preparedness for future catastrophes, is also a crucial element of the economy of...
Published: 20 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372806-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7280-6
... year, a group of Democratic senators, led by Tom Harkin (Iowa), introduced an amendment to the Fy 2006 Defense Appropriations bill.1 It would dedicate $3 billion to preparing for the imminent arrival of the avian influenza H5n1 virus to the United States. A hearing the senators attended the day before...
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By Matt K. Matsuda
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012115-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1211-5
... colonialism Indian influences, 34, 36 Indian National Congress, 92 Indian Ocean, 9, 33 34, 35 36 indigenous societies, 53 54; Aboriginal peoples, 70, 71, 72 Indochina, 70 Indonesia, 29, 98; anticolonial struggles, 92; Java, 35; Muslim population, 36 influenza epidemic of 1918, 78 informants, local and...
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By Pamela Reynolds, Todd Meyers
Published: 16 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005520-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0552-0
..., 166, 171, 172, 175, 176 fish, 50, 51, 60, 121, 135; market, 33; trader, 33. See also fishing fishing, 6, 9, 41, 52, 65, 70, 84, 100, 114, 115, 120, 174, 176; Chalala Fishing Camp, 73, 79, 149; knife, 167; Mukuyu Fishing Camp, 156; Musamba Fishing Camp, 58, 69, 101, 139 Index 191 flu (influenza), 73...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... understanding their world, often by elaborating a vision that combined Christian eschatology with earlier ways of explaining misfortune. The worldwide influenza pandemic of 1918 created panic across South Africa’s rural communities. Religious change also formed part of an Atlantic-­wide religious...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-037
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... significant, however, was the fact that the Atlantic moat had prevented the Indian from developing the defense he needed immunity against major European diseases like influenza, measles, and especially smallpox. The New World was conquered not so much by the gun as by the microbe. To cite but a single example...