Pandemic Flu Preparedness

Witnesses testified about government efforts to prepare for an influenza pandemic at federal, state, and local levels. Assistant… read more

Witnesses testified about government efforts to prepare for an influenza pandemic at federal, state, and local levels. Assistant Secretary Agwunobi talked about the $3.8 billion congressional appropriation to be used for vaccine research and production. Director Gerberding testified about the role of the Centers for Disease Control in working with international organizations to prevent a pandemic. Other witnesses talked about vaccine production and supply and about local epidemic preparations.

Mr. Barry researched and wrote the book, The Great Influenza, about the 1918 influenza pandemic. close

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Program ID:
190976-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 31, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 2, 2006

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  • Jan 31, 2006 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 31, 2006 | 1:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 2006 | 6:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 31, 2006 | 11:56pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2006 | 3:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 2006 | 6:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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