January 30 Flu UpdateWHO says those suspected cases in Nigeria were negative.
Reuters says Nigerian officials were mum on the results.
Health experts in Indonesia are calling for closer monitoring of dogs and cats for bird flu.
ProMed with two news stories. First, Hungarian virus is 99.4% similar to 2006 European virus. No word on if that is good or bad. Second, Japan has a new outbreak in birds.
Interesting LA Times story on how a vaccine could avert a pandemic--in fact, I think it is the only thing that can.
More vaccine news on an adjuvant-based vaccine from BioSante.
A company in Australia is applying to produce a bird flu vaccine.
The Voice of America is training journalists in Africa on how to cover the bird flu.
In Alberta, hospital workers are discussing the ethics of a pandemic....eg, should hospital workers be forced to work?
Japanese editorial does a good job of conveying the breadth of a response required for bird flu.
Pandemic training will be held in Shreveport.
Taiwan reports successful tests on a bird flu vaccine for humans.
A new pandemic plan has been developed at Penn State University.
USDA officials discuss their bird flu plans.