August 19 Flu UpdateThe NIH has more on pneumonia causing most deaths in the 1918 pandemic. This is research by Jeffrey Taubenberger, who is a big star in the 1918 research space. Does this mean 1918 could not have happened in an anti-biotic era?
Preparations for diagnosing, treating and preventing bacterial pneumonia should be among highest priorities in influenza pandemic planning, they write. "We are encouraged by the fact that pandemic planners are already considering and implementing some of these actions,” says Dr. Fauci.
CIDRAP on the long-living immunity from the 1918 pandemic.
In Singapore, the financial sectors will test themselves against a pandemic.
Indonesia is enlisting scouts in the fight against bird flu.
Bird flu is involved in a war of words between Brazil and Indonesia.
How do you look for bird flu in North Dakota....read on.
San Bernadino County (CA) is getting a big grant for preparedness, including pan flu.
Canada is holding a national disaster response meeting to discuss whether the nation is vulnerable to a crisis like a severe storm or pandemic.
Adjuvant tested for bird flu will be tested against HIV.
Blogpost on the "hype" related to bird flu pandemic.