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How Much Longer Will Moratorium Last?

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Science  22 Jun 2012:
Vol. 336, Issue 6088, pp. 1496-1497
DOI: 10.1126/science.336.6088.1496

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When will it end? That's what many influenza researchers want to know about the landmark self-imposed moratorium on certain experiments on the H5N1 avian influenza virus that they agreed to earlier this year. The short answer: Who knows?

  • * With reporting by Martin Enserink.