Quick update: Yes on bacterial pneumonia and new flu.

Constant readers, I thought you;d like to know that there are a few more indications that secondary bacterial pneumonia (as discussed in this post the other day) does seem to be playing a role in the severe cases of the new flu.

That’s according to this account of the WHO’s technical briefing from Wednesday, along with this item (there are three entries, go to the bottom one) from the excellent disease-alert list ProMED.

More soon.


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