WHO Group Keeps Lid On Bird Flu Lab Results – For Now

According to Intellectual Property Watch, A group of public health experts gathered by the World Health Organization agreed today to continue a moratorium on research done on the H5N1 bird flu virus modified in a laboratory to be more transmissible between mammals. But they said research should continue on the naturally occurring version of the virus.

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WIPO Members Aim For Single Text On Genetic Resources Protection

According to Intellectual Property Watch, Members of the World Intellectual Property Organization, in the company of indigenous groups from around the world, have entered into eight days of intensive negotiations to try to agree on a draft text for an instrument on the protection of genetic resources.

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Posted at 3pm on 02/23/12 | Comments Off | Filed Under: IP News
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