December 19 Flu UpdateAfter a year without flu, Vietnam is reporting avian cases in two provinces in the Mekong Delta.
Bird flu is rejected in France as the cause of death for birds.
The White House reports on its progress preparing for the bird flu, saying it has met "most of its early goals."
The focus of the federal government's efforts to combat a pandemic is on vaccination, and Townsend said, "There are a number of barriers that will prevent us from having large amounts of vaccine quickly during a pandemic."
Who is the world's largest chicken exporter? Brazil...and they are rallying from the bird flu issues earlier this year.
CIDRAP on the state by state analysis...keyword "slow"
The pandemic strategy for Prince Edward Island has been released.
Column talks about "straight talk"for bird flu....answering hard questions about who gets treated, civil liberties, etc.
Bird flu has been found in 44 local government areas in Nigeria.
We ran the article from Michael Furmento of Weekly Standard recently about the "Chicken Littles" being wrong about the flu. Revere responds.
Kazakh scientists say they have a vaccine for birds.
ProMed is back with this story on a team of scientists doing surveillance in South Korea.
Bird smugglers foiled in Buffalo.
USAID has provided 4,500 flu testing kits to Pakistan.
Bush signed three health related laws, including one dealing with pandemic flu.
News for librarians--plans in Dallas say you may have to be phone operators if they do not report for work during a pandemic.