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In Depth (Bird Flu) #829547

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 21, 2006
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Map shown of countries with bird flu cases.

(Washington: Tom Costello) Planning for an avian flu pandemic featured; details given about what communities & families should do and what the government is doing. [Seattle and King County Public Health interim director Dorothy TEETER†- outlines the level of planning in Seattle.] [Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center Chris MARTIN†- notes how fast the virus might spread.] [Health & Human Services Secretary Michael LEAVITT††- urges all communities to prepare.] [Public health expert Jeffrey LEVI†- says where you live should not determine how well protected you are.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) More on a possible outbreak on Sunday’s “Dateline” noted.

Holt, Lester;
Costello, Tom

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