This forum is to discuss avian influenza.
At this time, avian influenza during the month of July of 2006 is at a summertime low, which is not unusual since flu season is between October and March. I recommend newsnow for it's up to date information on the bird flu and other feeds. If you yourself obtain new information on the bird flu please post. Otherwise, I will post relevant information as it develops.
Avian flu is suspected to be the next global pandemic by many scientists. Every day on newsnow we receive up to date information on the bird flu from newspapers and news agencies worldwide.
The US Government says that only 2 million people will come down with the bird flu and that only 1% of these will die. However, the current number of infected already vs those who have died place the mortality rate at about 54%. The vast bulk of deaths and infections have occurred in Vietnam (north) and Indonesia, usually from contact with infected poultry. Millions of birds have been culled to prevent the spread of the disease. In one recent report this month, 10% of all birds tested in Indonesia were positive for the bird flu. The name for the specific flu virus in question (there are many types) is H5N1.
As with any disaster, it is recommended by the Dept. of Homeland Security to stockpile food and supplies. A human can survive with about a litre of fluid per day. If you are a family of four, that's 4 litres of water daily. You should have reserves of water and food for weeks. The pandemic will come in waves, the first wave will last for 6-8 months. Services will be disrupted and obtainment of food and clean water may be difficult or impossible.
The number of suspected cases of Bird Flu in Thailand has surged from nothing to 164 cases within the last six days. Clearly we are dealing with an unusual flu because flu season is between Oct and March. If not this emergency in development, it could be another. The Dept. of Homeland Security advises all households to stock food and water. You need a gallon per person per day in your household of water. Food that need not be prepared, like tuna and peanut butter, are highly advised. I'll open a ne...
Welcome back to the Bird Flu Blog of Berujomii. At this time there are 44 cases of suspected bird flu in Thailand, although they only posted stats for three provinces. This comes from the Recombinomics website of Dr. Henry L Niman. The released stats are: Phichit will 11 cases, Sukhothai with 10 cases and Suphor Buri with 7 cases.
This forum is to discuss avian influenza. At this time, avian influenza during the month of July of 2006 is at a summertime low, which is not unusual since flu season is between October and March. I recommend newsnow for it's up to date information on the bird flu and other feeds. If you yourself obtain new information on the bird flu please post. Otherwise, I will post relevant information as it develops. Avian flu is suspected to be the next global pandemic by many scientists. Every day on new...
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