Monday, November 13, 2006

Seasonal and pandemic influenza: at the crossroads

I have a Web of Science alert running, which sends me references to new literature on avian and pandemic flu. It has alerted me to this supplement to the Journal of Infectious Diseases:
Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza: At the Crossroads, a Global Opportunity, suppl. 2 to vol. 194, and available online from The supplement is sponsored by a number of bodies including CDC and NIAID.

National Knowledge Week for COPD

This week is National Knowledge Week for COPD, an initiative of the National Library for Health. The NLH Respiratory Specialist Library has a page of specially written articles, with supporting evidence. These cover statistics, physiotherapy, palliative care, spirometry, and more.

Friday, November 03, 2006

All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Tuberculosis

Today's BMJ reports the inaugural meeting of this group, chaired by an MP from each of the major parties. The Register of All Party Groups gives more information about membership and purpose.

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Avian and pandemic influenza

"My" webpage on this subject has moved to a new URL, as part of the redesign of the Library's website.

You will find it now at

The page has also been archived as part of the UK Web Archiving Consortium project, which is nice!