APEC hosts bird flu exercise

OFFICIALS from PNG and the other 20 member nations of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group took part in a bird flu disaster exercise yesterday, aimed at testing response mechanisms to a possible human-to-human outbreak of the virus in the region.

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The exercise is the first of its kind to involve all major countries in the Asia-Pacific region, which so far has been a hotbed of bird flu infections, most notably in Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and

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