February 24--Flu Update--Hiatus hereThis blog will be on hiatus until March 7 due to overseas travel.
UN says fighting bird flu in agriculture is vital
Canadians plan meeting on pandemic prep
Report says US Government has 2 million bird flu vaccines
Bang! Recomibomics shoots down any myth of effective anti viral stockpiling.
Medical advisor to the Swedish government says he and other doctors are hoarding antivirals to protect their families. This is the kind of social breakdown we can all anticipate in any worst-case scenario.
WHO official at Vietnam meeting says that comprehensive strategy is needed.
Recombinomics says Vietnam and Thailand flu tests generate false negatives, casting further doubt over the assessments of human to human transmission.
Recomibinomics says unexplained deaths in Sri Lanka could be the beginning of the pandemic.
Great post from Effect Measure which talks about bioterrorism and influenza, and what the CDC gets and doesn't get. Must read.
Pro Med scans the headlines