March 27 Flu UpdateThe WHO/Indonesia standoff appears to be over. Indonesia will send samples to WHO, who (sorry) will in turn not send them to companies who have not pledged to distribute them to the poor world.
CIDRAP also reports on the accord.
Helen Branswell reports on the accord.
Two children in Egypt have bird flu. They are from different regions.
CIDRAP also reports on Egypt, and this from Indonesia: there are three suspected cases there, two of which are already fatal.
Update: These cases are all fatal now.
Monday and Tuesday, WHO and Asian nations will simulate the monitoring of a bird flu outbreak.
Revere weighs in on dwindling sympathy for Indonesia's position (before the accord was announced).
Two stories on the poultry market...from Bangladesh and Pakistan.
A chip may be able to diagnose a flu strain in 90 minutes.
In New Mexico, the state has produced a 35 page book that will help schools plan for an influenza pandemic.
In Rochester, volunteers showed up for a pandemic flu exercise.