Global lab network for avian flu?
Today's Guardian has picked up on this commentary in Nature. Jean-Paul Chretien, director of the US DoD-GEIS, and colleagues from there and elsewhere, are arguing that there should be a global network of laboratories to improve preparedness for a flu pandemic. The DoD-GEIS is an alerting system for infectious diseases, and is listed on my bird flu webpage. The authors argue that the existing network of military labs provides a model for such a network.Read the GuardianRead the Nature commentary (on campus only).