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WHO Fukuoka Conference Establishes New Avian Flu Analysis Guidelines

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The World Health Organization March 3 opened an international conference on avian flu in Fukuoka, Japan. The organization decided on new guidelines calling for nations to analyze the first 100 cases to determine degree of infectiousness and fatality rate and publicize the data promptly. The WHO called for cooperation among countries in affected areas. The new guidelines also focus on local residents and media to be a part of the effort. (Click here for more - Japanese language



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