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Indonesia cuts deal with WHO

5th February 2007

Indonesia, which has has reported three more deaths from the H5N1 virus, has announced it will resume sending crucial samples of the bird flu virus to the World Health Organisation (WHO), as long as they aren't used to make vaccines commercially.


The deal enables the WHO to continue its vital work in tracking the development of the virus in humans. Indonesia has had the largest number of human cases of avian influenza, and several strains of the virus circulate in the country. The deal also addresses Jakarta's concerns that while the poorest countries are expected to toe the line on international scientific cooperation, they are often last in line when it comes to access to key treatments.

 Health officials there have also announced that three more people have died from bird flu bringing the total to 69.

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Article Information

Title: Indonesia cuts deal with WHO
Author: Luisetta Mudie
Article Id: 2380
Date Added: 5th Feb 2007


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