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Ohio Prepares For Possible Spread of Bird Flu

12:00AM
March
27, 2006

The National Centers for Disease Control, The Ohio Department of Health and other state and local government agencies are preparing for a flu pandemic. Even though the H-5-N-1 Bird Flu virus has not shown up anywhere in the United States, thus far, and person-to-person transmission is rare, public health and state agriculture officials are taking precautions.

Federal Official Tells Columbus Audience To Prepare For Flu Pandemic

12:00AM
February
17, 2006

The nation’s top health official warned Ohio today that the FEDS won’t be able to come to any state’s rescue .if the bird flu mutates into a nationwide or worldwide pandemic that kills humans.