White House issues 1-year status report on pandemic planning

July 18, 2007
by Lisa Schirr

Jeff Levi, PhD, executive director for Trust for America's Health (TFAH), a Washington, DC–based nonprofit health advocacy group, in a statement released today, lauded the government for its progress toward pandemic preparedness. "The transparency with which the Administration has set its pandemic flu preparedness goals and then held itself accountable for achieving them is a model for how public health policy should be made," Levi said in the statement. "The American people rightly expect this level of openness in their government, and the cabinet agencies reporting today should be commended for achieving it."

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