December 28 Flu UpdateA third province in the Mekong Delta is reporting bird flu outbreaks among birds.
In response, Vietnam continues to preach awareness.
Effect Measure on claims from the Philippines that there is no bird flu in that country. Post shows a map that would suggest that if there isn't bird flu in the Philippines, there should be...then doubts the efficacy of recent security measures.
From The Daily Mail (UK)...claiming British scientists are on the verge of a universal Influenza A vaccine that would last for years (This will have some credibility when the BBC picks it up).
Azerbaijan is continuing bird flu surveillance, though they say there are no cases among birds recently.
A Christian Journal in France reminds its readers that Churches might have to close if the bird flu strikes.
The Deputy-Director of Bangkok Health says the disease is now local--the government has the ability to contain it if there is an outbreak.
Interesting, honest article from Saudi Arabia--people are aware of the bird flu, but losing vigilance as the threat is perceived to fade.
Globe and Mail on Christmas tree disposal notes that pine trees can be used to make Tamiflu.
Leading indicator of more flu? Indonesia is investigating 22 mysterious fever-related deaths over the last two months. Watching and waiting advised...