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Most States Still Lack ‘Sentinel Labs’ For Pandemic Flu Testing – OIG Report

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Most states - 44 out of 50, plus the District of Columbia - still have no sentinel lab capability to detect influenza A subtype H5, the avian flu virus that could lead to pandemic flu, despite $350 million appropriated by Congress in 2005 to help prepare for this potential catastrophe, says the HHS Office of Inspector General

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