June 1 Flu UpdateChina shares a flu sample for the first time in a year.
There's also a new human case in Vietnam.
14 year old dies of bird flu in Indonesia. CIDRAP reports (also on China).
ProMed on the Indonesian fatality.
A Canadian professor with a new flu book has said that by the time flu gets to Canada, it will be too late. It needs to be stopped at the country of origin. (He is 100% right, of course)
Could you breed a chicken that is bird flu immune? It is being tried.
There are now 14 areas in Vietnam with bird flu outbreaks.
Scotland is creating an avian flu centre.
Revere blogs on Indonesia's claim that it withheld samples partly out of anti-American president against George W. Bush. (Frankly, in my view, that's a crock).
Azerbaijan says its surveillance shows no bird flu.
The FDA has new guidelines for approving vaccines.
Waterloo (ON) has approved its pandemic plan.
ProMed on Welsh outbreak of H7N2.