December 30 Flu Update
The initial news was that four people were under suspicion of bird flu in Vietnam. This report from the Vietnamese press says there are actually six. They are in the same family, and are reported to have all eaten sick chickens.
More on the news from Vietnam.
ProMed on Vietnam.
Note that Tamiflu has been employed with these patients.
The Agriculture Minister in Vietnam is calling for stronger action against the bird flu.
ProMed is clarifying the actual number of cases due to confusion over reports from Egypt.
Some local efforts to combat the bird flu in India.
The government of Indonesia says that bird flu remains a threat to the nation in 2007.
Revere blogs this news....
The Federal Government in Nigeria is compensating farmers for culled birds.
Helen Branswell says that we should add emergency preparedness to our 2007 Resolutions.
Tech Blog on how the image at the front of this blog was developed, and how it could be used (hint: its a flu virus).