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Experts delay call on releasing controversial H5N1 work

Experts have delayed a decision on whether controversial research into the H5N1 bird flu virus should be released.

Emergency talks were held to discuss how to guard against its abuse by bioterrorists.

Experts at the World Health Organization in Geneva decided more discussions were needed before any move to publish the data.

David Shukman reports.

  • 17 Feb 2012
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