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-- work from the World Health Organization is in.
Pandemic has been declared a move up.
This didn't stop the US government from spending one point six million dollars on vaccines to prevent it.
Now the unused vaccines will be destroyed and the money spent to make -- is wasted no tomorrow single.
I suspect that H1N1 was all right and you so -- but behind you wrote the book.
Titled Swine Flu but coming pandemic.
What they have to -- -- I don't think it's my fault I actually it was a person out there are saying this has to be viewed in perspective.
Here's the problem the World Health Organization back in 2005.
In response to the bird flu scare changed their criteria for what a pandemic was.
And we were left with this -- terms that much as you haven't -- -- -- -- terms that ruled the day they didn't get distinguish between something that kill people and something that was prevalent.
We know that this was going to be a mild virus and I was saying it was going to be -- virus but.
But it was widespread.
So we it was widespread so by the term of how far it spread it -- a pandemic killed very few.
-- normally go awfully defensive -- awfully defensive but -- do you regret the title of your book.
Swine Flu becoming all the new -- Do you regret -- yes do you regret having -- -- all -- you regret having that title that big on the book and look at this.
Yeah I wonder if you want to panic I regret.
His point -- -- because the real issue was that the WA -- was typing this in order to get a lot of countries to make vaccines -- were all very suspicious of that.
Because a lot of that was wasted what -- also said at the time by the way and that in this you can quote me on this.
Was that the vaccines were made way too late in the game in other words this actually peaked in September -- October they were coming out with -- hundreds of millions.
Of doses of vaccines in December to late to even -- -- yet.
Didn't get the -- have the fine.
Right no actually say that we're there we know we're within a virus you could have been worse we had to prepare for the worst my problem is that these public health organizations CDC and WHO.
They make you think the worst is gonna have they have.
Have to do that I don't think -- a -- -- well I don't think so it got to issue a real warning about something that might happen I don't know that he's going to happen.
They've got no issue will warning -- this can happen.
We look at this virus under the microscope we knew wasn't as early as 1918 -- -- so why do you call it Swine Flu becoming pandemic if you know in Washington didn't finish talking about how you sell books are all all.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- But I honestly did not think it was going to be doctor Siegel I was brilliant on particular case the government is between a rock and -- play yes -- I think mushroomed into something.
Really extraordinary -- and people and people are dying and -- -- are all -- but it felt -- government in this case you know what I don't know that we -- say this the loss leader we could take them I think we take you know stuff like that it's also a contest that in your world.
Justice in this world you need a language to convey risk if you use the really light load of money that went -- the automatic it's like cabinet insurance and I hope I don't -- -- but I haven't another word what what we knew this virus was like a week that it was crowding out all the other flu viruses we knew it was going to be prominent and ended up being less deadly than the -- -- I just think they should have been more timely in their response and they shouldn't use less.
-- terms all right now you've been very honest with -- -- want to tell everybody what we're gonna talk with you about tomorrow because -- we've got another very big story via.
The university's center of California in San Francisco's come out of spoke with a study.
About sharp increase in emergency room visits they say it's because -- seeing a lot more people covered by Medicaid.
But who -- -- will not treat.
Now this seems to me at least I'll get your opinion on it seems like a pretty -- -- for what's gonna happen generally.
What Health Care Reform gets on the way -- -- in my right.
You are totally right because health insurance is not health care.
And Medicaid already has a problem almost 50% of doctors are not seeing new Medicaid patients you're gonna Medicaid -- You can't find out they conducted take it.
We don't have the networks even if I take it Stewart I don't have an orthopedist who referred to I don't have a podiatrist who purchase they end up going to the hospital for their care a winning I'm good to increase the number of people on Medicaid on the help young people eighteen million more people on the Medicaid by 2014 they are nowhere to go -- the New York.
Make -- out -- -- we're gonna told this to you about this tomorrow affect your honesty on hunting the us pointless night.
So that's the book global title what don't you might even sell fuel -- got to watch this program better than having like tennis elbow -- -- -- -- -- -- -- the -- the -- between the -- -- the and -- there is.
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