Sunday, September 25, 2005

September 25 Flu Update

China is cracking down on Internet posts that don' t provide "news."

Australia is searching entry bags and customs for bird, feathers and eggs. No one can say this king of thing wasn't predicted, and this is actually happening--not a doomsday scenario.

FYI, a reader sent me this by email:

This isn't a change in policy. It has been illegal to
import untreated animal and vegetable products into
Australia for many years. I know that they've been x-raying
all passengers' luggage for at least three years.

Boston Herald says that a bird flu pandmeic is inevitable, according to experts.

H5N1 is confirmed in an 8-year old boy in Indonesia.

Hong Kong is urging people to be on guard against bird flu--including staying away from chickens while travelling.

Australia is supplying medicine to Indonesia.

This news source says when a fresh supply of Tamiflu arrived in New Zealand, it was gone very quickly.

A Malysia newspaper tells its readers that a threat to humanity is right next door.

Recombinomics continues to collect and parse data from the zoo in Jakarta, and conclude that Phase 5 has arrived.

Effect Measure continues to criticize WHO for not taking a stand, and for protecting member nations.

ProMed on some cases in birds in Japan, and why the moderator thinks it was a result of an illegal vaccine.

Crofsblog has a survey of healthcare workers in New York--most would not come to work during a SARS outbreak.

Crofsblog also lines up the Jakarta Post, which has an update from today on the situation in their nation.


At 11:20 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Too bad there isn't some kind of computer bomb you could use that would sniff out the origins of such spam and wipe their hard drives.

At 2:37 AM, Anonymous Matt said...

Spammers go home!

Keep up the good work on the blog orange!. I check back everyday and you always have the good links. I can't believe all the H5N1 cases in indonesia lately. This flu season could be a scary one.

At 8:10 AM, Anonymous stephanie said...

I ditto what Matt said....

At 9:32 AM, Blogger Orange said...

As always, thanks for the kind comments. The spam is pain in the butt, but only about 5 a week or so. Thanks for checking in.

At 6:07 AM, Blogger harvey said...

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