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China must amplify efforts to prevent pandemics

China must amplify efforts to prevent pandemics

February 12, 2014


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China has vastly improved its response to infectious diseases in the past decade, particularly influenza. In 2003, China covered up the SARS epidemic by first failing to report its knowledge of the new virus for three months, then under-reporting the number of cases. This contributed to the viral ...