Tuesday, July 29, 2008

July 28 Flu Update

Everyone who knows about 1918 knows that the mobility created by WWI probably played a role in spreading influenza. With that in mind, the fact that bird flu was found at an Olympic venue rings all kinds of alarm bells. Of course, it is the equestrian facility, not the track.

A cat in South Korea has bird flu.

There's also a new outbreak in Nigeria.

A medical anthropologist has written a novel about the bird flu called the Eye of the Virus.

Personal Finance Blog looks at bird flu risk.


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