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H5N1 Bird Flu Virus Claims 19 Year Old In Beijing

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H5N1 Avian Flu is simmering in parts of the World. Are inhabitants in the Western Hemisphere concerned? Should we be? With the expected role of first responders in mind it is important to stay up to date on this potential pandemic. Today from Reuters we read of a young and otherwise healthy woman that died […]

H5N1 (Bird Flu) Simmering In Asia

This time an outbreak in South Korea. Reuters reports today; “South Korea on Sunday confirmed its latest case of bird flu as from the deadly H5N1 strain, adding to a string of outbreaks in recent weeks which led to the culling of more than half a million poultry…. There had been 238 human deaths globally […]

Bird Flu, The Simmering Pandemic?

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I know, the title is a little over the top but is it really? Fox News provides details of a 22 year old man who died from avian or ‘bird flu’ in Jianghua County of Hunan’s Yongzhou City China. “Tests confirmed the boy had H5N1″ More than 225 people have died worldwide from the virus, […]