August 13 Flu UpdateMore from Bali. A 29 year old woman died, and one of her kids died. Also, a neighbor child might be sick. This could be alarming--is it a family, H2H cluster?
This same woman apparently also died. However, she was cremated prior to sampling. (ProMed)
ProMed on Bali....
Also Bali--making Australia nervous. Also, this bird flu has hit a serious tourist area.
Effect Measure says this is probably noise, not signal...but how sure are you? (Do you feel lucky, punk?)
Todays's other lead story--Indonesia is still not sharing samples with WHO.
The US Treasury is urging banks to participate in an pandemic exercise this month. Is this another example of the officials taking this more seriously than we do.
India is setting up two bird flu labs.
Officials in India are briefed on the bird flu.
CIDRAP on yesterday's story on non-drug interventions helping with the 1918 pandemic.
Hong Kong is now importing poultry from Suffolk (??)
Company announces business results, including on an adjuvant patch.