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OUTBREAKS: 1st 'H10N8' death in China; US scores poorly on disease control

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Executive Summary

When the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) declared 16-20 December "Outbreak Week” to prompt discussion about preparedness in countering infectious diseases, the philanthropic healthcare organization likely had no idea China would report the first human death of yet another new strain of avian influenza, this one known as A(H10N8).


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