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WHO Ramps Up Bird Flu Vaccine Efforts

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Science  30 Jan 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5658, pp. 609
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5658.609

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TOKYO-- While a killer avian influenza decimates poultry flocks in Asia, scientists in a World Health Organization (WHO) flu network have started work on a vaccine to protect humans from the often-fatal disease.