Massachusetts Not Prepared For Flu

Health advocates say Massachusetts isn't ready for a potential flu epidemic.

Jeffrey Wilkinson of the Massachusetts Public Health Association says state officials need to act now to get medicine and health equipment to communities.

Lawmakers are critical of a 37-million-dollar flu preparedness plan issued eight months ago by Governor Mitt Romney.

As a result, the measure has been stalled in the house.

This program aired on October 3, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.


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