National Press Club

Pandemic Preparedness: Thinking the Unthinkable

October 27, 2005

About This Video

Run time: 55 minutes

Secretary Leavitt talks about priorities for public health officials, global threats to various populations, recent developments in response to the avian flu, and research into treatments for the avian flu. He recently returned from a tour of Southeast Asia, where avian flu originated, and an international health conference in Canada. Following prepared remarks he answered questions submitted by the audience.