Bush OKs Bird Flu Quarantine in U.S.
Saturday, April 2, 2005
WASHINGTON — President Bush signed an executive order Friday authorizing the government to impose a quarantine to deal with any outbreak of a particularly lethal variation of influenza now found in Southeast Asia.
And bygosh, bygolly, bygum ain’t this thing got avian in it.
The actual order doesn’t even specify avian...just influenza.