Wednesday, June 08, 2005

June 9 Flu Update

Leading the news today, a WHO update. Three new official cases in Vietnam, with one death...after a lull. interprets the WHO report...not new cases, just cases moved from unofficial to official.

Recombinomics on the fowl cases in China. Its virulent, and the flu is normally asymptomatic in them.

Meanwhile, H5N1 reports an Asian news channel is reporting spread of bird flu to a new area.

From the story:

It was understood that there were about 1,042 geese with signs of illness, of which 460 died," the Hong Kong government information service reported late Wednesday, citing a spokesman for the city's Health, Welfare and Food Bureau.

Swiss company overbooked for sales of tamiflu.

ProMed Mail on the new report from Vietnam.


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