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China Dumps CDC Head, Probes Lab

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Science  09 Jul 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5681, pp. 163
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5681.163a

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JINAN, CHINA-- Last week Li Liming, the director of China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), resigned along with a deputy director after a report by an expert panel blamed a severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak this spring on a series of flaws at CDC's National Institute of Virology in Beijing.