October 18 Flu UpdateMust read from the Times (UK). Looks at 1918, and then at the UK's current flu plans.
CIDRAP on research that complicates bird flu surveillance--it doesn't effect all small birds the same.
Revere blogs the research on children and bird flu from the Trust for America's Health.
This is an important handle for flu planners. In doing environmental and occupational cancer work for many years I observed that telling a worker he might get cancer in 30 years because of an exposure at work as often as not is met with the reaction that he will certainly have to pay the rent in thirty days. But suggest to him his children or family will be harmed and he walks off the job in 7 seconds.
Vietnam is taking more bird flu steps--breeding ban in place.
The University of Maryland ran a flu simulation.
Another simulation was held in NJ.
Not that you asked, but Sierra Leone says it is bird flu free.
Japanese article on bird flu research.
Don't believe in evolution? What about the flu?