National Press Club

Pandemic Flu Preparedness

December 8, 2005

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Run time: 52 minutes

The first few seconds of Senator Frist's speech are missing due to audio difficulties. Senate majority leader Senator Frist talked about pandemic flu preparedness. Among the topics he discussed were the economic fallout of a pandemic, strong communication systems, surveillance, research, and stockpiling of vaccines. Following his remarks, the senator responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.