» 03/27/2007, 00.00
Bird flu: Indonesia will give WHO samples only if vaccines are cheap
Jakarta has denounced that samples are given free to big pharmaceutical firms that produce vaccines which are way too expensive for poor countries. So Indonesia is asking for guarantees that vaccines will be accessible. WHO has offered poor countries the capacity to produce vaccines. Meanwhile, there are more deaths and cases of infection in Indonesia.
Bird flu reaches Pakistan
There are new outbreaks of infection in Malaysia and a third suspected case of human infection in Egypt.
26/06/2006 INDONESIA - AZERBAIJAN
Indonesia: Mutation in bird flu virus proven
This was discovered in human-to-human transmission among a family from Sumatra. But immediate danger has been excluded, in that the only family stricken had a genetic predisposition to the infection.
Indonesia's bird flu toll is rising
Fears of bird flu outbreak spread in Indonesia after two children die
Asian battleground key to beating bird flu virus
For World Health Organisation, the virus appeared in South-East Asia and it is here that the risk of pandemic is the greatest. International aid is necessary to prevent it.
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