February 20 Flu UpdateFlu has been found in 19 of Nigeria's 36 regions, causing a worsening crisis.
CIDRAP has this story as well.
Interesting local article from Nigeria--scolds local people not to avoid culling.
Bird flu continues to pop up in Russia.
ProMed on Russia's response to the outbreaks--vaccination, tighter rules.
Sick birds in Pakistan have caused the zoo to close.
Ukraine brags about having no bird flu in birds.
Predictably, Ukraine is no longer accepting poultry from Russia.
OIE has given Africa 18.000,000 doses of avian vaccine. (So, I guess we decided the vaccination was a good idea).
Forbes says that flu prep lags around the world, lists tasks governments are expected to take.
Companies are reminded that, given the Matthews case, that they should all think about continuity planning.
A report blames factory farms for the bird flu.
People in Russia are reminded there is no vaccine for bird flu.
African paper wonders if, in a pandemic, the first world might need to go to the third world for help.
Revere on the announcement that stricken Turkey company in Britain is laying off workers due to low sales.