Navigation Links Exclusive: Leavitt Asks 'How Prepared Is the US for the Swine Flu Pandemic?'

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The grassroots forum issued the following exclusive statement: "If this swine flu virus emerges as a pandemic level event," said former Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Mike Leavitt "it will be five months before a safe vaccine is ready." He goes on to say "The early indications have properly caused public health leaders around the world to react aggressively." The full statement is available at

Press Conference Call: Secretary Leavitt will hold a question and answer session today, Monday, April 27, 2009, at 2:00 pm EST

RSVP: to receive the conference call number.

As Secretary of Health and Human Services, Leavitt was the primary figure in U.S. pandemic preparedness from 2005 to 2009. He represented the United States in negotiations on pandemic preparations with Mexico and other countries around the world and held pandemic preparedness summits in all 50 states and territories. is committed to providing the public a forum access the latest information on the pandemic swine flu, debate the issue and to organize their communities on how best to prevent the further spread of the flu. is a national grassroots movement dedicated to promoting public policies that protect the right of Americans to engage in free speech and vigorous public debate. The 501(c)(4) organization is calling on the American people to join the conversation, share links, upload videos, become local leaders, get involved, speak up, speak out and, most importantly, Speak On.

CONTACT: Megan McGreal, 202-621-1785,

Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Launches Discussion on Health Care Reform
2. Former Health & Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt To Address Health Plan Member Retention Summit
3. Former Health & Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt to Address Health Plan Member Retention Summit
4. Secretary Leavitt Travels to the Peoples Republic of China to Check Up on Efforts to Improve Product Safety
5. HHS Secretary Leavitt Praised for Defending Physicians Conscience Rights
6. CAQH Core Rules Final Component of HITSP Interoperability Standards Formally Recognized By HHS Sec. Leavitt
7. PCMA Applauds Secretary Leavitts Support for Requiring E-Prescribing in Medicare
8. HHS Secretary Leavitt Announces Members of the New Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee
9. HHS Secretary Leavitt Signs Agreement With Canada to Improve Indigenous Health Care Delivery and Access
10. HHS Secretary Leavitt to Address Columbia School of International and Public Affairs
11. Statement by Mike Leavitt Secretary of Health and Human Services on the United States-China Bilateral Meetings on Food and Drug Safety
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute today ... dose form selection in early phase drug development. The first of these is ... together the UK’s emerging life sciences companies, corporate partners, and investors, at Milton ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... PRMA Plastic Surgery is updating ... our surgeons performed their 6,000th free flap breast reconstruction surgery! , “What an accomplishment ... day excited to rebuild lives and it’s an honor to have served all of ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... 26, 2015 , ... Pixel Film Studios brings Final Cut ... Vintage. This newly styled ProTrailer pack comes with 30 all-new vintage-inspired designs, with ... users limitless opportunities to stylize and create designs quickly and easily, all within ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , ... November 26, 2015 , ... Indosoft Inc., developer ... of an application server to improve system efficiency and reliability. , The new Q-Suite ... of these standards, the system avoids locking itself into a specific piece of software ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... As part of a global ... attracts volunteers together who want to combine talents and resources to help create ... the process. The non-profit launched its first major fundraiser on November 6, 2015 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 ... addition of the "2016 Future Horizons ... of Abuse Testing Market: Supplier Shares, Country ... report to their offering. --> ... the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... of the  "2016 Future Horizons and ... Drug Monitoring (TDM) Market: Supplier Shares, ... Opportunities"  report to their offering.  ... the addition of the  "2016 Future ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Nov. 26, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth Strategies ... Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, Competitive Intelligence, Emerging ... --> --> This ... the Italian therapeutic drug monitoring market, including emerging ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: