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Aug 30, 2007

Aug 30, 2007

FDA clears second West Nile blood screening test

(CIDRAP News) – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the approval of a second automated test to screen donated blood and organs for West Nile virus (WNV).

Aug 30, 2007

Aug 30, 2007

HHS allots $75 million to states for pandemic planning

(CIDRAP News) – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced a one-time allocation of $75 million in grants to help states, territories, and four metropolitan areas prepare for an influenza pandemic.