View Full Version : 1bln euros bird flu pandemic fund

04-27-2005, 03:12 AM
as a part of a disaster relief fund the European Union is putting aside 1 bln euros a year exclusively for vaccines and anti-viral drugs.

That way they want to achieve a 'buying pover' - ordering a large quantity of drugs would be cheaper then each country buying separately their own supplies.
http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/swissinfo.htm...y=1113333631000 (http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/swissinfo.html?siteSect=143&sid=5680224&cKey=1113333631000)