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Group of Three

1. Germany, Japan and the United States, collectively referred to this way because of their large GDPs relative to the rest of the world. The Group of Three once comprised the largest industrialized nations in the world.

2. A free trade agreement between Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela. The Group of Three reduced tariffs between the countries and pledged cooperation on investment, intellectual property and other matters. It came into effect in 1995. Although it remains in effect, Venezuela withdrew in 2006.
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Nevertheless, a hepatitis G-3 threat, if it exists, may take years to become apparent.
Some researchers speculate that it takes years for hepatitis G-3 to do its dirty work.
Evidence that the G-3 virus is linked to long-term disease was published in the Oct.
Much of the basic biology of hepatitis G-3 remains an enigma.
Their study of infected families in West Africa has yet to turn up a route of transmission for hepatitis G-3. In one case, a teenage boy and several members of his family all had the virus.
"How did those people get it [the virus]?" The clinical picture of hepatitis G-3 infection also remains murky.
People with hepatitis G-3 infection seem to remain healthy for years.
He goes on to caution that researchers have yet to close the link between hepatitis G-3 and liver disease.