July 21 Flu UpdateThe news is in from Indonesia. The three deaths are confirmed bird flu.
Recombinomics follows up on this story...
...as does CIDRAP
Recombinomimcs says that the pattern is the same in each country, and that WHO's pandemic level 3 is too low.
Nature.com notes that while governments continue to protest that the bird flu is under control, it is crossing borders often.
Bird Flu found in Chinese frozen duck meat from two years ago.
UK is stocking up on 2 million flu vaccines
Another story on Vietnam inoculating chickens.
Medindia says flu is more contagious, more dangerous.
Roche had a good quarter financially.
Work began today on the new vaccine plant in Pennsylvania.
There's a report of talks between Roche and the US Government on Tamiflu.
US News and World Report on what the US vaccine distribution plan really means--"rationing"
Thailand says there's no need to vaccinate its fowl---the flu is "controllable"
Recombinomics on the flu strains on the loose, and some interesting duck data.
CIDRAP has the WHO story--no change to the official H5N1 vaccine.
Effect Measure runs a letter from the man who invented the culling machine.