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Japan Health Ministry Asks For $221 Million More In Next H1N1 Budget

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Japan's health ministry has requested an additional $221 million in its budget next fiscal year to deal with the H1N1 flu virus pandemic. The requested funds amount to 5 percent of the budget of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. The amount requested also is 1.4 times higher than the ministry's previous request for H1N1 assistance in the 2009 budget. (Click here for more

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