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Cablegate: Avian Influenza: Japan Weekly Report August 31

VZCZCXRO0654
PP RUEHHM RUEHLN RUEHMA RUEHPB
DE RUEHKO #5039 2480615
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 050615Z SEP 06
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6003
INFO RUEHZN/ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COLLECTIVE
RUEHFK/AMCONSUL FUKUOKA 7908
RUEHNAG/AMCONSUL NAGOYA 7706
RUEHNH/AMCONSUL NAHA 0471
RUEHOK/AMCONSUL OSAKA KOBE 1249
RUEHKSO/AMCONSUL SAPPORO 9011
RUEHRC/USDA FAS WASHDC 8333
RUEAUSA/DEPT OF HHS WASHINGTON DC
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHDC

UNCLAS TOKYO 005039

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AIAG AMBASSADOR LANGE
DEPT FOR OES/IHA SINGER AND FENDRICK
DEPT FOR EAP/J
USDA PASS TO APHIS
HHS PASS TO CDC
HHS FOR OGHA STEIGER, BHAT AND ELVANDER
DEPT PASS TO AID/GH/HIDN DENNIS CARROLL

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: TBIO KFLU KSTH ECON PREL SOCI JA
SUBJECT: AVIAN INFLUENZA: JAPAN WEEKLY REPORT AUGUST 31

REF: A. 05 STATE 153802
B. TOKYO 4853 AND PREVIOUS

1. There were no significant avian influenza (AI)
developments in Japan during the period August 24 to August
31. No human or animal outbreaks of H5N1 AI were reported
in Japan during the above period.

-- Japan's Cooperation with China --
1. On August 27, Japanese Minister of Health, Labor and
Welfare (MHLW) and Chinese Minister of Health agreed in
Beijing about the need to strengthen cooperation between
Japan and China to fight against AI. Jiro Kakawaki,
Japanese MHLW Minister said at a press conference on August
28 that both governments already started discussing
specific plans. Kawasaki also emphasized that it is
important to disclose information from both governments,
even cases that happen in local areas in China.

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