Friday, October 7, 2005

Official: World not ready for flu

"'The world is woefully unprepared,' Mike Leavitt, the U.S. secretary of health and human services, told CNN Thursday. 'You'd think that it would be a matter of constant concern to us. It has not been, anywhere in the world and, consequently, the world is unprepared. And we're now as a civilization rallying to say, 'What can we do to better prepare?''"