Bush Outlines Bird-Flu Strategy

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hide captionPresident Bush talks about flu preparedness and response at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Md., Nov. 1.

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Speaking at the National Institutes of Health Tuesday, President Bush calls for $7.1 billion in emergency funding to protect against a flu pandemic.

The president said he wants to have enough vaccine to protect 20 million Americans against the current strain of bird flu.

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