Landmark agreement improves global preparedness for influenza pandemics – WHO – 17 April 2011

Posted on April 21, 2011. Filed under: Infectious Diseases | Tags: , |

Landmark agreement improves global preparedness for influenza pandemics – WHO – 17 April 2011

17 April 2011 | Geneva – “After a week of negotiations continued through Friday night and into Saturday morning, an open-ended working-group meeting of Member States successfully agreed upon a framework to ensure that in a pandemic, influenza virus samples will be shared with partners who need the information to take steps to protect public health.

The working-group meeting was convened under the authority of the World Health Assembly and coordinated by WHO.”

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