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Sibbald, Barbara
April 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/12/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 8, p987
Academic Journal
Presents updates on issues and events related to medicine, public health and medical research as of April 12, 2005. Move of the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control to become the Pacific Centre for Disease Control with a focus on diseases emerging in Asia; Lead of Canada among countries in the world in the fight against antibiotic resistance; Move of physicians in Nova Scotia to appeal in the Supreme Court against the Freedom of Information decision to release doctors' names and their billings; Decline of global deaths from measles.


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