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Beijing to boost disease control for Olympics

Beijing will set aside thousands of hospital beds for emergency use during the 2008 Olympic Games in case of outbreaks of infectious diseases, state media reported on Sunday. By the time the Games begin in August 2008, the city would have 6,350 beds and 144 hospitals equipped to diagnose and treat infectious diseases like bird flu and SARS, Xinhua news agency said, citing the Beijing Disease Prevention and Control Centre. Full Story

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