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December 29, 2008
Scientists Isolate Genes that Made 1918 Flu Lethal Disclaimer link

December 16, 2008
HHS Releases Guidance for Use and Stockpiling of Antiviral Drugs

December 2, 2008
FSIS Drafts Avian Flu Risk Assessment for Poultry and Egg Products


November 12, 2008
Airport Test of Plan to Slow Pandemic Disclaimer link

November 11, 2008
Record-level US Support for Bird Flu Programme


October 27, 2008
Genetics Provide Evidence about Migratory Bird Movement

October 16, 2008
UN-World Bank Releases Global Progress Report on Pandemic Influenza Readiness Disclaimer link

October 8, 2008
CDC Awards $16.9 Million to Combat Pandemic, Seasonal Influenza


September 30, 2008
FDA Clears New CDC Test to Detect Human Influenza


August 20, 2008
$24 Million Awarded for Pandemic Preparedness Projects

August 19, 2008
Bacterial Pneumonia Caused Most Deaths in 1918 Influenza Pandemic


July 23, 2008
Guidance on Pandemic Vaccination Allocation Released


June 12, 2008
Contracts Awarded for Development of Faster Influenza Diagnostic Tests

June 10, 2008
New Bird Flu Strains (H7) Might have Enhanced Potential to Infect/Spread-Among People


May 28, 2008
Bangladesh Confirms Its First Human Case of H5N1 Avian Influenza


March 26, 2008
Ducks, Rice Play Key Role in Outbreaks Disclaimer link

March 20, 2008
Secretary Leavitt Blogs About Pandemic Exercise With Bloggers Disclaimer link

March 18, 2008
U.N. Group Warns Indonesia Situation Critical Disclaimer link


February 26, 2008
UC Irvine Study Finds Spread of Bird Flu Strains are Slowed at Some Borders

February 18, 2008
MIT Explains Spread of 1918 Flu Pandemic


January 16, 2008
Comments on OIE Director General Statements Disclaimer link