Indonesia

Indonesia’s health minister has accused the World Health Organization (WHO) of breaking its promise to assure that the country’s bird flu samples would not be used commercially, dragging out a dispute about equal access to a future vaccine. Siti Fadilah Supari said late Monday Indonesia was ready to resume the supply of specimens, but had postponed doing so after recent talks in Geneva with the world body on technical details “ended in deadlock.” (AP)

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