December 2 Flu UpdatePresident Bush's special assistant for biodefense gave a speech in Ravenna, OH.
"The best thing you can do is have a close, well-matched vaccine," Venkayya told those who attended. "It's the closest thing to a silver bullet."
China has promised the new WHO director that it will share samples in a quicker fashion. This dynamic will be interesting. On one hand, China will probably remain secretive. On the other, how much do they want to embarrass the woman who represents their first venture onto the UN stage.
The MA legislature is "mulling" bird flu $$.
The "When, not if" message is delivered in Chapel Hill, NC. Of course, that's the simplest question. There's a ton of uncertainty on when it will happen, and what it will entail.
Recombinomics claims that the two people who died in Indonesia had strains of bird flu that are different from those known to be carried in birds.