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2010-09-30 06:30:00

The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that its investigation of the international handling of the swine flu pandemic has shown that multiple definitions of pandemic caused confusion and muddled responses. "This multiplicity has led to confusion and at least produced very different understandings of what the meaning of the field reality is," said Harvey Fineberg, chairman of the review committee of external experts formed in April. Fineberg told the hearing that WHO would...

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2010-07-03 08:30:00

A World Health Organization probe into the international handling of the swine flu pandemic has seen difficulty in getting a reasonable view of what happened, according to the head of the probe on Friday. "The challenge is to believe what is true without getting distracted by the vast diversity of opinions," said Harvey Fineberg, chairman of the review committee of external experts formed in April. The panel ended its second three-day public hearing on Friday after hearing from national...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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