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Thursday, February 25, 2010

WHO: A/H1N1 pandemic flu yet to pass peak

Via Xinhua:

" The A/H1N1 pandemic influenza has not fully passed its peak yet despite decling transmission of the virus in many parts of the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

Dr Keiji Fukuda, the WHO's special adviser on pandemic influenza, made the announcement following a teleconference of the UN agency's Emergency Committee on Tuesday.

The committee, composed of 15 world experts, held two hours of in-depth discussions on the pandemic influenza situation, and it advised that "it was really too early to conclude that the pandemic was in a post-peak period," Fukuda told a news conference in Geneva."

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