Authors of a debated flu transmission study discuss why such work is important and should be published.

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Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Fouchier, R.A.M, Herfst, S, & Osterhaus, A.D.M.E. (2012). Restricted data on influenza H5N1 virus transmission. Science, 335(6069), 662–663. doi:10.1126/science.1218376