Tick. Tick. Tick.
9:55 a.m.: Five members of an Indonesian family were admitted to a hospital with symptoms of bird flu, the Jakarta Post reported, raising concerns about potential human transmission of the disease. Three other children were already diagnosed with bird flu; two died. “This is serious bad news,” Crawford Kilian wrote on his H5N1 blog. “If this really is H5N1, it’s the worst single cluster since the Kocyigit family in eastern Turkey in the week after Christmas.”