December 21 Flu Update5 Indonesians are now suspected to have bird flu. They appear to be the same area, but cluster characteristics are unclear.
Update: patients cleared. Stand down.
CIDRAP on a stabilized situation in Pakistan.
WHO is not recommending mass vaccination, due to lack of H2H transmission.
A dead buzzard is found in Hong Kong with H5N1.
WHO says H2H unclear in China case.
Revere blogs WHO's "close contact" conclusion.
ProMed also has this. Note mod comment attributing the close contact transmission to a genetic predisposition, not the contact per se.
ProMed on the new outbreak in Germany.
Britain's chief scientist did a close out interview with the Times (UK) and discussed bird flu.
Naturalist writes on bird flu, including natural ways to build a strong immune system.
Indiana is prepared for a pandemic.