August 23 Flu UpdateNext Update, Monday, August 27
WHO says infectious diseases emerging more, spreading faster.
WHO also says a pandemic of some kind is growing more likely.
Meanwhile, the Washington Times says a pandemic is less likely.
ProMed on suspected H5N1 in birds in Israel.
ProMed on Bali case.
Sign of the times--New York is seeking public input on its ventilator allocation program.
GSK and Novartis may have been leapfrogged in the race for new vaccine technology.
The Ontario government has bought respirators to protect nurses in the province during infectious disease.
Monterey County, CA is doing flu prep with a summit.
Revere blogs on closing the borders during a pandemic....and how the North American plays says this would fail to stop the disease (it would) and hurt the economy.
Guam is also doing flu prep.