Monday, September 12, 2005

September 12 Flu Update

More on yesterday's Indonesian flu death--reported first from Jakarta.

Calm is urged in Jakarta.

Conversely, WHO is saying to expect more cases in Indonesia.

CIDRAP reports the new death.

Recombinomics reports that the dead woman was an immigration agent.

Recombinomics says there is minimal monitoring of bird flu in Indonesia.

Effect Measure writes on the insistence in the country there there is NO human-human transmission.

ProMed covers this story as well.

Margararet Chan of WHO says there is still time to stop the flu--or its spread, but that the signals are worrisome.

Reuters with an ongoing story on Europe's anti-flu actions.

Russia continues to say bird flu is subsiding there.

Reuters on the perfect incubator--China.

The Times unleashes the Urban Worrier on bird flu.

An upcoming medial conference will feature results from nano bentonites, which reportedly have anti-viral capability.

For those of you who wondered what the hell a bentonite was.

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has research on a new vaccine for birds.

Recall last month we posted a link to a Canadian investment firm which had discussed the economics of the bird flu--here is an interview with the authors, via crofsblogs.

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