World Health Assembly To Vote On Fate Of World’s Remaining Smallpox Stocks
NPR: Keep Or Kill Last Lab Stocks Of Smallpox? Time To Decide, Says WHO
“…The World Health Assembly, the WHO’s decision-making body, is set to May 19 to vote on a to destroy the stocks of smallpox virus held at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta, and the State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology, in Koltsovo, Novosibirsk Oblast, in Russia…” (Stein, 5/9).
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