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  10. Public health institutions should protect the confidentiality of the information that can bring harm to the individual or community if made public. Exceptions must be justified on the basis of high likelihood of significant harm to the individual or others

  Genetic database of Iceland and DeCode [see principle 2]

  There is a potential for misuse of genetic information if measures are not taken to protect the data confidentiality: Anderlik and Rothestein Paper

  Some may not want to know their own genetic information

  Information about oneself may reveal things about parents, siblings, and children: Would you want to know