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  7. Public health institutions should act in a timely manner on the information they have within the resources and the mandate given to them by the public

  Should not idly collect information

        Includes situations where there is no prevention or treatment available

        Banking of DNA samples under the belif that the data will become useful in time: DNA Microarrays

        Not difficult when we understand the nature of the problem

        What if we do not know the questions to ask

  How much information is sufficient to act: Complications

  When is the pursuit of more information an evasion of responsibility