In case you didn’t keep up with this topic over the break, here are more articles from the New York Times on the continuing controversy over the request by the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity that 2 journals not publish some details of the research done in the U.S. and the Netherlands on creating a highly transmissible form of the bird flu virus.
- Debate Persists on Deadly Flu Made Airborne
- Science and Censorship: A Duel Lasting Centuries
- Consults: A Public Policy Expert Looks at the Bird Flu Threat
- How Hard Would It Be for Avian Flu to Spread?
And here’s a story from Nature/News: Call to censor flu studies draws fire.