February 23 Flu UpdateFlu spreads again in Bangladesh.
There's also more outbreak news from Tibet.
Big economic losses in Bangladesh due to bird flu.
This is something we don't think about....but there's a reason there's so many chickens in Asian countries---they rely on it for food. And when that supply is interrupted? Story here from Bangladesh.
Bangladesh urges "caution" in reporting bird flu.
Vested groups are active to prod the media to create a panicky situation and influence the government to import costly vaccines for making brisk business in the name of controlling avian influenza,â€ Dr Muhammed Abdul Karim, an expert working with Bangladesh Agriculture University told a seminar on Friday.Thailand claims slight mutation in flu virus.
Some crows died in India, setting off a panic.
A professor in Pakistan says not to worry, bird flu won't spread there because it is hot.
As if in counterpoint, an outbreak is reported in Karachi.
Revere blogs the recent book from the Indonesian health minister who claims bird flu is part of the developed world's attempt to control the third world......note the use of the phrase "tenuous grip on reality."
NIOSH has an alert on protecting workers from bird flu.
Huntington WV has made a bird flu video---WASH YOUR HANDS!