February 17 Flu UpdateProMed with the day's news...potential outbreak on Papua, and apparent spread in Turkey, along with more on Laos and Russia.
Russia is reacting strongly as bird flu reaches near the capital.
Russia is not "ruling out" bio terrorism for the bird flu outbreak.
5 year old boy who died in Egypt was taking Tamiflu.
New Scientist on poor countries and the vaccine.
Bird in Hong Kong is positive for low path H5N1.
Another girl has fallen to her death in Japan with a potential Tamiflu link.
People in Bangladesh are reminded they are still at risk for bird flu.