Martin W

New Scientist: "And the infections reported so far do coincide geographically with major rail, trade and travel links through the region." – also cites the ProMed message from Ip of USGS (which I sent the mag, hoping to write em an article – tho they may have received from elsewhere too; this says there's little evidence wild birds are behind spread – see another post on this forum)

cf Y2K – Grauniad leader http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2005/aug/23/health.birdflu1

So, not all crazy wing flapping panic. Despite Nimanism. Phew.