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Responding to Avian Flu: It’s Not Too Late

The United States now has a national plan for dealing with the threat of an influenza pandemic. It puts the burden of implementation on state and local authorities. Officials are scrambling to comply—but can they do it in time?

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The doctor makes House calls

The chief medical officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has arrived and begun to assess the department's preparedness capabilities for medical disasters — just as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) anticipates kicking off a new round of vaccine procurements for BioShield in February and the World Health Organization warns that 2006 could herald the rise of a global avian influenza pandemic.

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Responding to the avian flu threat

After years of formulation, President George Bush on Nov. 1 unveiled a plan for preparing for and responding to a global pandemic unleashed by a virulent new strain of human transmittable avian flu—a pandemic that Dr. David Nabarro, the United Nation’s new pandemic czar, warned threatens the very survival of the “world as we know… Keep Reading

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Food without Fear

Long haunted by the threat of agroterrorism, authorities have been strengthening defenses against the danger to Americans’ food—but some knowledgeable experts question how effective those efforts have been.

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Sikh Attack Spreads Fear Among US Sikh Population

NEW YORK (AP) — The killing of six worshippers at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee brought fresh worries Sunday to the half million U.S. followers of a faith whose congregants have worried about their safety since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, when some began targeting adherents of a peaceful religion that stresses the equality… Keep Reading

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AT&T Prepared To Keep Customers Connected During Hurricane Season in Georgia

AT&T is committed to keep its customers connected during the upcoming hurricane season – before, during and after storms – and has one of the industry’s largest and most advanced business continuity and disaster response programs to make sure its networks stay up and running. No one knows when the next tropical storm or hurricane… Keep Reading

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