Saturday, June 18, 2005

June 18 Flu Update

After the storm for the last days, a normal weekend slowdown in flu news.

Bird Flu prediction article from India.

News on 6,000 dead birds in Southern Vietnam, as the flu crisis in Vietnam worsens.

Recombinomics on the report from South Vietnam, and on the entire situation in the country and Asia.

The Daily Telegraph (UK) says China has "ruined" the best chance to stopping a bird flu pandemic.

Mort Zuckerman in US News and World Report has an excellent, not because its writing is new to anyone who is a frequent observer here, but because of who is saying it and where they are saying it. This is a must read.

Should we sound the alarm for a worldwide epidemic that might not occur? There is no choice with the avian flu emerging from Asia.

I call this the swine flu question, and I believe anyone trying to act seriously prior to the danger being obvious everyone will be stopped short by the Fox News set spewing mistrust of government and citing the swine flu situation. Leaders are needed.

Recombinomics finds news of hundreds of dead birds washing ashore on the Carolina coast, and says its a cause of concern.

ProMed Mail on the latest news.


At 2:28 PM, Anonymous SilverLining said...

On reviewing contents of this blog, I post the following comment on mine:
"I thank orangeandbrown for not raging at me for my ignorance! See alarming news here:"


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