June 20 Flu UpdateVietnam is going to do a human trial of bird flu vaccine. They are using 20-30 volunteers.
Bird flu in Czech Republic...avian outbreak. No report of whether it is H5 or not.
Chickens were also found dead in Pakistan.
CIDRAP on the $77M given by HHS to work on flu vaccine.
CIDRAP reports on HHS setting up biodefense advisory group.
A group of SE Asian nations met to fight infectious disease, including bird flu.
A similar meeting was held in Africa.
Further dispute with Indonesia. Should stockpiled vaccine be used after a cluster, or after a pandemic is prepared.
ProMed on Wild ducks with bird flu in Siberia, first reported yesterday.
Revere blogs on a meeting about the flu that occurs every three years---and wonders what the world will be like when--and if--the group meets again.
An official Hawaiian delegation is traveling in Indonesia, and planning bird flu seminars.
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Employers in Britain are being urged to prepare...
Community based education is being done in the Philippines.