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September 29, 2005

China says pandemic planning underway

SHANGHAI, China -- China's Health Ministry on Wednesday launched a contingency plan to prepare the country against a possible influenza pandemic, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. The plan outlines the organization of prevention and enforcement systems, logistics and emergency controls, the report said without giving any details. It said the ministry also urged local authorities to draw up their own plans as a precaution. The H5N1 strain of bird flu has swept through poultry

Posted by dymaxion at September 29, 2005 03:32 PM

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