WHO denies drugs firms swayed its flu decisions

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) — The World Health Organisation (WHO) denied on Tuesday that it had fallen under the sway of drugs firms and exaggerated the dangers of the H1N1 flu virus, but said it might have handled the crisis better.

Pharmaceutical companies picked up multi-million dollar vaccination contracts when the United Nations health agency declared the flu a pandemic last June.

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