Julio Frenk on Swine Flu

Catherine shared this NYT op-ed about swine flu by Julio Frenk, the former Minister for Health for Mexico (who recently spoke at Yale!):

Some have complained that the Mexican government did not act fast enough to identify this new bug and sound the alarm. But such criticism fails to take into account the real-life complexity of recognizing and responding to an unexpected public health emergency.

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