Monday, November 07, 2005
The Avian flu brouhaha
|Guys, it's not just media hype. It's been in the birds and people for some years. Its had some time to build, this is not a new revelation. |
"The idea that pandemic flu has just gotten traction is not strictly accurate," said Martin G. Myers, former head of the National Vaccine Program Office and now a professor of pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He said a draft was presented in 1998 to Donna E. Shalala, HHS secretary in the Clinton administration.
But the time is clearly now.