This just in: bird flu briefing this week
But between 10 and 11 a.m. on the 27th, four federal employees will provide details in a congressional briefing about efforts to track and prepare for the presence of avian influenza.
The speakers include Mark Limbaugh, assistant secretary for water and science in the Department of the Interior; Sue Haseltine, associate director for biology in the U.S. Geological Survey; Ron DeHaven, administrator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; and Dale Hall, director of U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
If you happen to have time and the means to hear the info firsthand, you'll find the briefing in room 2325 of the Rayburn House Office Building.