Archive for April 16th, 2008

Japan will become the first country in the world, to vaccinate six thousands health workers and other staff against bird flu, over the next few months. The programme might be extended in order to cover millions more.

Bird flu has caused 240 deaths since 1993, none in Japan. But Japanese fear that an outbreak elsewhere in Asia could spread quickly to their country, that has some of the world’s most densely-populated areas. (more…)

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