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November 2006
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/25/2006, Vol. 333 Issue 7578, p1086
Academic Journal
The article offers world news briefs related to medicine. Three quarters of AIDS deaths in the world occur in sub-Saharan Africa. One half of all of the general practitioners in England plan on boycotting the use of a national medical database due to concerns about the security of the system. Erick Keroack has been appointed to the post of deputy assistant secretary for health and human services in the United States.


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