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State Officials Preparing For Flu Pandemic

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State Officials Preparing For Flu Pandemic

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State Officials Preparing For Flu Pandemic

State Officials Preparing For Flu Pandemic

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Across the country, officials at all levels are taking steps to guard against the spread of swine and seasonal flus. In New York, for example, all health care workers will be required to receive vaccines for both flus.

Guests:

Richard Knox, NPR health and science correspondent

Dr. David Sundwall, executive director, Utah Department of Health

Dr. George Annas, chairman, Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights at Boston University School of Public Health

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