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September 29, 2005

Finland to vaccinate entire population against bird flu

In response to a recommendation by the World Health Organization, according to which the avian influenza pandemic threat is real, Finland is preparing to vaccinate its entire population against the disease.

In the second supplementary budget for 2005, released by the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday, it was proposed that a total of EUR 20.8 million be allocated to finance the acquisition of 5.2 million bird flu vaccine doses.


Posted by dymaxion at September 29, 2005 04:05 PM

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