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G-8 Health Ministers Meet in Moscow

Health ministers from the Group of Eight nations have met in Moscow to discuss global cooperation in fighting infectious diseases such as bird flu and AIDS.

The meeting comes ahead of the G-8 summit that Russia will host in July, where health issues are expected to be high on the agenda.

The G-8 consists of the world's seven leading industrialized nations, plus Russia.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and AP.