February 21 Flu UpdateProMed on recent fatality reports
CIDRAP rounds up cases as WHO does some verification.
Now, Indonesia is sharing samples again.
An angle we hadn't considered......bird flu is bad for shuttlecock makers in India....
More on flu investment in South Vietnam.
Vietnam is pushing provinces to help with bird flu.
The EU has selected a pre-pandemic vaccine.
Kashmir says it is bird flu free.
Philippines region passes bird flu ordinance.
Check please! Indian bird flu tally is presented.
The New Scientist blogs on the virus sharing situation.
The World Health Organization and wealthy countries have responded by setting up a system for tracking where such donated viruses go in the world’s scientific and pharmaceutical system, and instigating talks to discuss better sharing of results. Donors have helped fund new labs in Indonesia. That’s probably as far as they can go right now. Continuing to hold this gun to their heads is putting us all in more danger, without any real prospect of quick concessions. Indonesia should start releasing samples again.
Effect Measure blogs the recent report about bird flu and mosquitoes.