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UN / NABARRO

UN System Coordinator for Influenza David Nabarro says that preparation for a potential bird flu pandemic back in 2005 has proven to be very helpful in dealing with a possible influenza A (H1N1) pandemic should it happen. UNTV

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UN / CHURKIN

Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin announces that Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will chair a debate on the Middle East on 11 May, aiming to give a “new impetus” for peace prospects in the region. He also comments on North Korea, and the threat of military force against Iran by Israel. UNTV

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GA / BAN KI-MOON A (H1N1)

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that the U.N. has no plans to raise the global alert level on the influenza A (H1N1) virus to Phase 6 at this time, while stressing the need for vigilance and preparedness as the outbreak continues to evolve. UNTV

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ASIA / FOOD SECURITY

At a recent meeting in Bangkok, ministers from across the Asia-Pacific region discussed how to keep the economic crisis from becoming a food crisis for millions of its people. One shared concern was that political unrest could spread across the region if governments are not able to ensure the food security of their citizens. UNTV

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