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Volume 3, Number 1—March 1997


Designing an International Policy and Legal Framework for the Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases: First Steps

Bruce Jay Plotkin* and Ann Marie Kimball†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *School of Law; School of Public Health and Community Medicine and †University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

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Table 2

Development of the International Health Regulations

Year(s) Action
1951 WHO Int'l Sanitary Regulations and additional regulations in 1955, 1956, 1960, 1963, 1965)
1969 Revised and renamed Int'l Health Regulations (regulations)
1973 Regulations revised
1981 Regulations revised (current version)
1995 WHO resolves to revise regulations

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