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An interesting thing happened the other day. I was invited to Washington to participate in a Pandemic Influenza Leadership Forum Conference on June 13 sponsored by HHS. While the details aren't ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri May 18, 2007 at 05:12 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
In the event of a flu pandemic, will the use of masks by the public help? It's not completely clear. We know that N95-style respirators are recommended in the health care setting. And research is ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 03, 2007 at 04:29 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
So what's a site like Flu Wiki got to do with Daily Kos, anyway? Sure, it has a soapblox Forum for ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2007 at 04:52 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
From the WHO Constitution preamble: " The State Parties to this Constitution declare, in conformity with the Charter of the United Nations, that the following principles are basic to the ...
by Psalmanazar
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Apr 17, 2007 at 01:40 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Every once in a while it is helpful to check in with Reality Central when it comes to flu stories. Oh, sure, there's no question that flu events ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2007 at 06:07 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Well, what do you expect when cats eat birds? As if bird weren't enough to worry about, maybe H5N1 should be ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 113 comments on Sat Mar 10, 2007 at 06:25 AM PST with 10 Recommends
So here's an interesting way to look at things... rather than look to Chicken Little ('the sky is falling!') as the model of how the potential threat of pandemic flu should be approached, let's look ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 129 comments on Sun Feb 25, 2007 at 08:05 AM PST with 21 Recommends
A public service announcement from CDC click to play ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 335 comments on Sun Feb 18, 2007 at 10:26 AM PST with 52 Recommends
I'm really fond of the internets. It's an awesome series of tubes , and one of my favorite ways to go on line. However, it's vulnerable in ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 120 comments on Wed Feb 14, 2007 at 07:07 AM PST with 0 Recommends
As you may know and be reading about, a case of H5N1 in turkeys in the UK is sparking some intense media coverage. All the ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat Feb 10, 2007 at 09:23 AM PST with 0 Recommends
If you live in a city of any size, you may well have a government structure that is at least thinking about what actions to take when the Bird Flu (H5N1) Pandemic sweeps the world. If you live in a ...
by Granny Doc
Comment Count 64 comments on Sun Feb 04, 2007 at 08:20 AM PST with 21 Recommends
So it's official as of this AM: Officials confirmed Saturday that the H5N1 ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 115 comments on Sat Feb 03, 2007 at 07:14 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Great Britian reports that the there is an outbreak of bird flu on a large turkey farm.
by murrayewv
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Feb 03, 2007 at 10:04 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Press release from CDC on new Public Service Announcements and Community Mitigation Guidelines Webcast MEDIA ADVISORY - Feb 1 at 2PM Eastern time WHO : Secretary ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Jan 31, 2007 at 04:07 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Since H5N1 is making its seasonal rounds (...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jan 25, 2007 at 12:25 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Update [2007-1-13 8:40:50 by DemFromCT]: Two Indonesian women have died of bird flu, a health ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 88 comments on Fri Jan 12, 2007 at 04:22 PM PST with 0 Recommends
If you don't write about a problem, does it go away? Whether it's global warming, Afghanistan or H5N1 the answer is no. The headline is ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Dec 28, 2006 at 06:29 AM PST with 0 Recommends
A recent diary by DemFromCT focused on seasonal patterns in the H5N1 virus, ...
by BaldEagle3
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Dec 24, 2006 at 05:06 PM PST with 11 Recommends
As a follow-up to the policy piece I wrote Friday pointing out that the H5N1 story was not over, there ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Dec 24, 2006 at 06:33 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Well, here we are 2 years after starting to write about the pandemic flu threat and nearly 10 years since H5N1 emerged (and 3 years since it re-emerged) as a potential pandemic candidate. The media ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 91 comments on Fri Dec 22, 2006 at 06:41 AM PST with 0 Recommends