February 1 Flu UpdateAn Indonesian woman has died of bird flu (#102)
CIDRAP has this, too.
Pakistan now has a bird flu outbreak.
Outbreak in Bangladesh results in 27,000 bird cull.
A health worker in India fell ill, but the government says there is no risk of human disease.
More on the monitoring of health workers here....
West Bengal admits that mistakes were made early in the outbreak.
More positive tests on swans in the UK.
Flu spreads in Central Vietnam.
The USDA is told it needs to test its pandemic plans.
Meanwhile, a survey says Canadians are complacent about the bird flu.
Letter to Editor in Bulgaria contains some questionable info
This isn't directly about bird flu, but seasonal flu is becoming resistant to Tamiflu in the US....a lesson to anyone who has all their pandemic eggs in that basket...
CIDRAP notes the same is true in 9 European countries.
One last thing. I was featured early in somethingcool.ca, a web publication that interviewed me last year on bird flu, and then followed up this year. Always interesting, and well presented. Take a look!