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SARS and Bird Flu Veteran to Take WHO Helm

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Science  17 Nov 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5802, pp. 1067
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5802.1067

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Margaret Chan is best known for her role in containing outbreaks of bird flu and SARS in Hong Kong. But she says that her top concerns when she takes over leadership of the World Health Organization in January will be the health of the people of Africa and the health of women. (Read more.)