Pandemic plan

Sibbald, Barbara
December 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/6/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 12, p1438
Academic Journal
Presents news briefs related to medicine as of December 2005. Details of the pandemic influenza plan unveiled by U.S. President George W. Bush; Decline in the number of measles cases and deaths in Africa since 1999; Number of countries that have signed the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Protocol.


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