April 29, 2009

Just for the record...

How Bush Prepared for the Outbreak - WSJ.com:

...Swine flu has presented the Obama administration with its first major public-health crisis. Fortunately for the Obama team, the Bush administration developed new tools that will prove critical in meeting this challenge.

Under President Bush, the federal government worked with manufacturers to accelerate vaccine development, stockpiled crucial antivirals like Tamiflu, war-gamed pandemic scenarios with senior officials, and increased the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) sample identification capabilities. These activities are bearing fruit today....

I'll add it to my list of Bush accomplishments...

Posted by John Weidner at April 29, 2009 7:57 AM
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