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September 13, 2005

WHO?s Chan aims to prepare world for bird flu outbreak

GENEVA (Reuters) - Margaret Chan, responsible for helping defend the world against an influenza pandemic that could kill millions, says an outbreak of bird flu among humans may be imminent, but there is still time to act. We have a window of opportunity to prevent a pandemic or at least delay the spread of a pandemic, Chan, chief of pandemic influenza preparedness at the World Health Organization (WHO), told Reuters. The deadly H5N1 bird flu virus, which returned late last year, has killed

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