November 11 Flu UpdateA new outbreak in birds has been reported in Egypt.
ProMed on this outbreak, and a recent one from China.
China's first reported bird flu case--a 10 year old boy--is alive and well a year later.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution has the story of another projection on the damage of a bird flu, which in a worst case, is suitably catastrophic. Interesting that it suggests investment might flee less stable countries for old world countries.
A computer model of an "ultra severe" flu pandemic shows it would leave more than 140 million people dead worldwide and cost the global economy more than $4 trillion —- but that its effect on the economies of the United States and Western Europe would be relatively mild.
The State of Utah is working on its pandemic plan.
A Connecticut woman has taken the advice on how to prepare for the flu seriously--she monitors flutrackers.com.
Florida State is using a magnet to learn how the bird flu works.