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Thailand adopts multi-million-dollar emergency bird flu plan

Thailand adopted an emergency plan to deal with possible human-to-human transmissions of bird flu, days after confirming its first outbreak this year of the disease which has claimed nine lives since late December in nearby Vietnam. The Thai cabinet endorsed spending 4.8 billion baht (124.7 million dollars) to fight bird flu until September 2007, Chaturon Chaisang, the deputy prime minister tasked with stamping out the disease, told reporters. “Around four billion baht will be spent on an overall strategic surveillance plan and 741 million baht is to be used on preparations,” he said. Full Story

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