May 22, 2006

Statement from Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, Director of the National Institutes of Health, on the Death of Dr. Lee Jong-wook, WHO Director-General

Today we have lost a leader in the fight against global diseases. Dr. Lee has been the positive force needed to draw the attention of the world and its leaders to emerging threats such as pandemic flu, as well as to the global public health challenges of our times, such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis...

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