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WHO's Disease Outbreak Trackers

The world's nerve center for disease detection is located in Geneva, Switzerland, at the World Health Organization. They've found a new way of combating disease, trying to spot it at its earliest stages and nip it in bud. WHO looks at what's going on everyday everywhere, assisted heavily by the Web. No longer can countries hide and obfuscate outbreaks, or even minimize them. NPR's Richard Knox reports.

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