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Aug 29, 2007

Aug 29, 2007

UN sets up bioweapons treaty support team

(CIDRAP News) – The United Nations recently established a small team in Geneva to help implement the Biological Weapons Convention, the first international institution created for that purpose.

Aug 13, 2007

Aug 13, 2007

Woman's death marks Bali's first H5N1 case

(CIDRAP News) – Indonesia's health ministry today announced that a 29-year-old woman from Bali died yesterday of H5N1 avian influenza, signaling the first human case on the popular tourist island, and that her 5-year-old daughter had died earlier of a similar illness.