Avian Influenza Preparations

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns, Secretary Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, and Secretary of Interior Gale Norton spoke to… read more

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns, Secretary Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, and Secretary of Interior Gale Norton spoke to reporters about threats to the U.S. posed by an avian flu pandemic. Among the issues they addressed were the probability that the flu would eventually be found in bird populations in the U.S., the likely migratory routes the flu might arrive, efforts to contain any outbreak, the low threat to human populations, and the ability to monitor the spread of the H5N1 virus in North America. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters. close

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191706-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 20, 2006
Last Aired:
Mar 25, 2006

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  • Mar 20, 2006 | 6:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2006 | 8:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2006 | 12:06pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 25, 2006 | 11:42am EST | C-SPAN 1
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