Wednesday, August 26, 2009
News Talk Online August 27, 2009: Call To Close Schools Over Swine Flu Fears
Sign of the times
A top health adviser to President Obama says half of all Americans could contract the swine flu and 90,000 people could die.
Meanwhile, it appears that a swine flu vaccine won't be ready until Thanksgiving. So what's the best public health policy to pursue?
A 22-year-old Columbia University graduate believes he has the answer.
Justin Kamen, founder of the group Students Prep America, believes school openings should be delayed until a vaccine is available.
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