April 28 Flu UpdateUNICEF story on flu education efforts in Indonesia.
Sitam is a shopkeeper who keeps a pen of about 20 chickens behind his home in Central Java. He regularly disinfects the area and has vaccinated his chickens against the virus. “We are afraid of avian flu,” says Sitam. “But we are doing whatever we can to protect ourselves.”Fargo, ND is planning its flu strategy. They fear that over 500 people could be hospitalized there.
Here's a pretty good graphic describing how they ran the numbers.
A 101-year old woman in North Dakota recalls the flu spreading like "wildlfire," a metaphor which probably wasn't a cliche to her.