April 7 Flu UpdateA 29 year old man has died in Indonesia of bird flu. He is the 74th death in that country.
ProMed on the death in Indonesia.
Indonesia now moves into the lead in bird flu cases, along with a 78.7% fatality rate.
India is destroying 100,000 doses of its first bird flu vaccine, since it is expiring.
Portsmouth, UK, has what it describes as a "huge" stockpile of flu materials.
Revere on a typical flu material--masks. The subject isn't as simple as it seems, and a recent study seems to indicate that they aren't as protective as people would wish--especially if not used correctly.
Bird flu continues to spread in Bangladesh.
Vietnam says its priority is preventing bird flu in humans.
India understands this presents a high risk area for their country, as well.
The US Marines have an expeditionary force ready to respond if flu hits in the Western Pacific.
Forbes reports that Tamiflu might have effected more than 100 teenagers in Japan.