October 8 Flu UpdateI'm back.
The alarming news we have waited for may be here. The bird flu is said to be moving toward h2h transmission. (This news is all over the MSM, this is but one selection)
Scientist Dr. Yoshihiro Kawaoka, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said the H5N1 virus, commonly referred to as the bird flu, has mutated and can now develop in the upper respiratory systems of humans, which may increase the chances of the virus spreading from one person to another.
Meanwhile, a 44 year old woman died in Indonesia.
ProMed on this story. No readily apparent source of infection, personal contacts appear to be negative.
Vietnam remains on red alert.
A Lab Tech from Iowa is going to some training from the CDC, and she iss going to blog about it (cool!)