All over the world we are seeing news reports about this the different sorts of animal flu that is gripping differents part of the globe.
Japan is in the midst of a horse flu pandemic which has quaranteed the region. Supposedly there is a chance that this may effect the spring racing carnival in Victoria.
There are reports that China is covering up an outbreak of pig flu.
And as we all know, most of Asia is struggling to come to grips with the effect that bird flu is having on the region.