September 25 Flu UpdateChina 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.