Avian Flu: Another New Orleans?
03 Oct 2005 21:07 GMT
New influenza pandemic looms over world. Like the New Orleans hurricane, environmental, socio-economic and political factors threaten to make it much worse and distribute its effects unequally among the world's population. Unlike many European countries, the United States has until recently done little to prepare for it. Is it time for localities to take preparation into their own hands?