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Submission + - Deadly H5N1 flu studies to stay secret... for now (reuters.com)

Edsj writes: WHO spokesman said an agreement had been reached, after a debate, to keep details of the controversial work about the highly pathogenic H5N1 secret until deeper risk analyses have been carried out.

The scientists, led by Ron Fouchier, who made the study, still want to release the full paper at some future date for public viewing, but for the time being, the NSABB got what it want.

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Deadly H5N1 flu studies to stay secret... for now

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