You can do the arithmetic.

This is a nation-busting event.

There's not much we can do to contain the flu if we don't have a vaccine.

It's probably something that just lives in the environment. We forget that microorganisms rule the world. Now we're looking and finding things we didn't know were there.

What they're proposing is nonsensical. The notion of trying to screen airline passengers is wrong. ... People are going to be contagious without being symptomatic.

I would give us as a government a 'D' on communication -- both within the government, and between the government and the public.