US Overhaul of Bioterrorism, Pandemic Flu Plans Could Speed Vaccine and Drug Production


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Focus on Disaster Medicine and Preparedness


Guest: George Korch, PhD Host: Bruce Japsen The federal government has acknowledged the United States needs to overhaul its effort to develop better measures to counter pandemic flus and bioterrorist threats. So with nearly $2 billion committed, Dr. George Korch, secretary of preparedness and response at the US Department of Health and Human Services, tells host Bruce Japsen about how this new initiative should improve the system of developing and manufacturing drugs and vaccines to prepare for public health crises.