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IN BRIEF

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1328
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news items related to medicine. China's official news agency, Xinhua has indicated that while measures to prevent epidemics in areas affected by a May 12, 2008 earthquake appear to be effective public health threats still exist as a result of pending lake ruptures. Avian flu has been detected in poultry in a Hong Kong, China market and has led to the intentional death of 2,700 birds. Figures from the Office for National Statistics show that Scotland has the highest health spending in the United Kingdom and the poorest life expectancy.
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32743938

 

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