About time: An open-data approach to Avian Flu

news @ nature.com – Bird flu data liberated – Agreement reached, in principle, to release avian influenza data.:

Researchers studying avian influenza say they have agreed to share data that were previously being kept behind closed doors — a move they hope will speed insights into the virus that threatens to spark a human pandemic.

Astonishing to me that it took this long….

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