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Pandemic or Not, Experts Welcome Bush Flu Plan

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Science  11 Nov 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5750, pp. 952-953
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5750.952

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The Bush Administration's proposed flu plan, calling for $7.1 billion to help prepare the nation for a deadly influenza pandemic, is generally winning plaudits from public health experts--but not necessarily because they think a pandemic is imminent.