November 7 Proposition 1 Bird Flu UpdateAn Indonesian teenager has died of the bird flu. He is said to have contact with sick birds.
ProMed on this story as well. Note mod comments that says that the family found exposure 30 days before the young person died, but that there must have been a more recent exposure.
The US government has advised its employees overseas to stockpile food and water to last 12 weeks in the event of a pandemic. CIDRAP reports.
Perhaps in counterpoint, France says that for this Fall, the risk of its domestic poultry getting the bird flu is negligible (Note: in the past, statements like this have created notably bad karma.)
Effect Measure on a paper that questions how good our bird flu data really is.
Turkey says it is ready to fight the bird flu.
In Nigeria, media executives are being called upon to subsidize the cost of bird flu education.
The BBC is the latest to produce a docu-drama on a bird flu pandemic. It is, as they all have been, suitably apocalyptic.
A bird flu response exercise was held by the veterinary service in Jamaica.
A similar exercise was also held in Wicomico County, VA.
At Texas A&M they say that hygiene and vaccines are the key to fighting the bird flu.
Scottish businesses say the skills gap is a bigger threat than bird flu or terrorism.
Recombinomics on how a change in the virus in China is increasing pandemic risks.