posted on Oct, 26 2005 @ 02:19 PM
I've heard alot of people say that the "Bird" Flu is not a major threat in the United States. I'm on my city's Vol. Fire Department, and we have
plans to use several large, remote buildings as quarantine centers for people that are suspected to be infected with H5N1. Obviously it's smart to
have such a precaution, but, they are very specific, and it is a mandated training program for our departments (from what our training officer
Knowing this information, it leads me to believe that officials in the United States are expecting a widespread pandemic.
[edit on 10/26/2005 by JBurns]