December 21 Flu UpdateSouth Korea reports a fourth outbreak of flu among birds.
HHS has asked the public to contribute comments on how to allocate scare vaccine during a pandemic.
We blogged earlier in the week on President Bush signing a hazard preparedness law, and we wondered out loud what some of the blogosphere's wonks would think of it. Revere weighs in here.
There are some good things here. It is still just enabling legislation and has no money attached to it and lots of blank spaces that need to be filled in. Getting the public health responses out of Homeland Security and into DHHS is a good move. For the rest, we'll just have to wait and see. This administration has a poor track record.
ProMed covers flu stories from around the world.
There is a new projected/estimated bird flu death toll....62 million.
The geese in the St. Petersburg Zoo did not die of bird flu.
Residents in Utah are urged to stop feeding ducks and geese.
Indonesia says it is having success with bird flu, noting reduced cases.
I swear I am not making this up. Click it and see. The Northern Ireland Pigeon Association had its December meeting and discussed bird flu.