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PANAFTOSA opens new reference laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease

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The Pan American Foot-and-Mouth Disease Center (PANAFTOSA) has opened a new reference laboratory that will carry out diagnosis and research on the foot-and-mouth virus, in accordance with international biosafety standards.

WHO statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

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The second meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the Director-General under the IHR 2005 regarding the 2014 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD, or “Ebola”) outbreak in West Africa was conducted with members and advisors of the Emergency Committee through electronic correspondence from 16 September 2014 through 21 September 2014.

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