January 16 Flu UpdateMore on flaring bird flu in Asia, including the Indonesians readying more hospital rooms for flu victims.
Effect Measure says that he's still not convinced it just a seasonal trend.
Promed with a WHO statement on Indonesia, and on the "overwhelmed" hospital.
Urgent action being implemented in the Mekong Delta.
More on emergency action in Vietnam.
Chicken exporters in Thailand--chicken exporters, I say--are confident bird flu can be defeated.
CIDRAP on Indonesia--where the father in the cluster was negative--and Egypt with another suspected human case.
CIDRAP looks at Asia.
Here's another cultural bird flu tie in. Hong Kong is concerned that prayer birds released at Buddhist ceremonies in China are flying to Hong Kong with bird flu.
Durham, Canada, with the phrase of the day..."it's not about being alarmist. It's about being ready."
The Chicago financial industry tested out its "resilience" during a pandemic.
The World Bank is spending $8M on bird flu in Afghanistan.
Study on anti-virals says they are effective in helping stop influenza--oseltamivir and zanamivir.
21,000 birds were tested in Alaska, and none are H5N1.