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The World Health Organization said it will convene a meeting of experts next week to discuss the possibility of manufacturing a vaccine for swine flu as the number of confirmed cases of the virus nears 1,900.

The organization will hold a May 14 teleconference to discuss whether to recommend that drug manufacturers undertake large-scale production of a vaccine when one is developed, Marie-Paule Kieny, director of the WHO's initiative for vaccine research, said Wednesday.

The group also will offer guidance on whether the organization should advise drug manufacturers to stop making a vaccine for the seasonal flu to allow greater production of the vaccine, she said. Read full article »

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