Monday, 23 January 2006

NZ bird flu update

NEWS: The Ministry of Health confirmed at a packed press conference this morning that over four million New Zealanders do not have bird flu. A Ministry spokesman confirmed with disappointment that "four million New Zealanders are healthy, happy and free from symptoms that we predict they will soon have. But just you wait -- Y2K will have nothing on this."

Unnaccountably, some journalists ignored the Ministry briefing, and in what must be a first time, looked instead at the facts [Hat tip Avian Flu Blog].

Link: World Health Organisation Avian Flu Fact Sheet

No comments:

Post a Comment

1. Commenters are welcome and invited.
2. Off-topic commenters however will be ignored.
3. Read the post before you comment.
4. Challenge facts presented if wrong, but don't ignore them when they're not.
5. Say what you mean, and mean what you say.
6. Off-topic grandstanding, trolling and spam is moderated. (Unless it's entertaining.)