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eWeek: Open-Source Initiative Targets Bird Flu

“In what’s being hailed as an open-source initiative against a
pandemic, some 20 global health organizations, universities and
technology giant IBM are teaming up to figure out how computer
technology can help respond to infectious disease outbreaks.

“As part of the Global Pandemic Initiative, launched May 15, IBM
said it would contribute software technologies to the open-source
community…”

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