February 19 Flu UpdateAccording to this, 5,000 people were tested in Moscow for bird flu following an outbreak (only 20 were in direct contact with birds.)
ProMed on the sick 5 year old boy in Egypt. He is stable.
In Britain, the controversy rages. Government says there is "no reason to think" that the bird flu reached the human food chain.
Reduced turkey sales have caused layoffs at Bernard Matthews.
Students at the University of Michigan are wearing masks to test flu protection measures.
The bird flu in Britain is a teachable moment in classrooms.
Indonesia is planning on relocating its bird markets in 2008. I'm not clear on where they are going.
Scary headline from Russia actually merely confirms bird flu there is high path.
Russia is going to begin vaccinating poultry.
CIDRAP on Moscow outbreaks.
The Philippines are identifying the four areas most likely to have bird flu in one region.
Educational materials have been developed in Barbados for bird flu.
Armenia got $2 million in bird flu grants.