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Jan 27, 2015

Jan 27, 2015

News Scan for Jan 27, 2015

Tuberculosis in the EU
Pneumococcal vaccine price cut
More polio violence in Pakistan
Childhood vaccines

Oct 28, 2005

Oct 28, 2005

WHO warns of avian flu threat to Africa

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) warned today that if H5N1 avian influenza spread to Africa and caused human cases, it "could push fragile health systems to the brink of collapse."

Also, China today ruled out H5N1 avian flu in the death of a girl who lived in a village recently hit by a poultry outbreak, while Romania reported finding the virus for the first time in an area other than the Danube delta.

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