State Pandemic Preparations Vary Widely

December 16, 2006
by Lauran Neergaard
Associated Press

"Where you live shouldn't determine your level of preparedness," said Jeff Levi, executive director of the Trust for America's Health. "This is not a question of letting 51 flowers bloom. The federal government, as the primary payer and the entity that can see the biggest picture, needs to define a minimum standard of protection that every American can expect."

View the full story (some sites require registration)