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December  

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  

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

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

October  

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  

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

August  

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

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

July  

July 23, 2008
Guidance on Pandemic Vaccination Allocation Released

June  

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  

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

March  

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  

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  

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