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BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7506.1464 (Published 23 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1464

New test to detect bird flu: Scientists in Melbourne, Australia, have developed a test that detects 15 bird flu viruses, including H5N1, in one day, instead of the current three weeks. The news comes as Indonesia confirmed its first human case of H5N1 bird flu, in a poultry worker from southern Sulawesi island.

India reimposes ban on sale of non-iodised salt: Under pressure …

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