March 24 Flu UpdateLeading today's news is a second Cambodian dying of flu.
ProMed Mail has the news on the 195 cases. It appears to be largely a combination of psychological panic and ordinary flu, and not the massive outbreak originally reported.
The Recombnomics angle...
Effect Measure on the deeply confusing reports from Quang Binh.
Indonesia reports widespread bird flu, but no human cases--its only a matter of time.
New Hampshire figures about 1,000 deaths of bird flu sounds right...
If you have access, Science Magazine has a flu article. Best use of the word confounding...
Canada sending experts to SE Asia to see what can be done to help.
Looking ahead, the Canadians recognize that antivirals will be vital in early days of the pandemic. Yet, Doctors and nurses have litte experience with them. Article suggests a little practice now might help that.
Recombinomics on the emerging clusters and what they mean.
In today's sleeper story, scientists are saying cell cultures could speed up emergency flu preperation.