FIGURE 6-1 DoD’s regional presence in influenza surveillance (Africa), 2007.

SOURCE: DoD-GEIS, 2007b.

2007) (see Figure 6-1). Migratory bird surveillance is also being conducted using DoD-GEIS avian influenza (AI) funds in conjunction with the Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3 (NAMRU-3) in Egypt.

A site visit team of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee for the Assessment of DoD-GEIS Influenza Surveillance and Response Programs visited USAMRU-K from March 11-17, 2007.2 A list of the people with whom the site visit team met and the itinerary that was followed can be found at the end of this chapter.

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Prior to the committee’s visit to USAMRU-K, the laboratory staff provided the committee with detailed background information on USAMRU-K and the pandemic/avian influenza activities they were supporting. These materials are available from the IOM in the Public Access File.



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