President Barack Obama holds a Homeland Security Council meeting to discuss H1N1 flu in the Cabinet Room May 1, 2009, including Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

President Barack Obama holds a Homeland Security Council meeting to discuss H1N1 flu in the Cabinet Room May 1, 2009, including Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

President Barack Obama holds a Homeland Security Council meeting in the Cabinet Room to discuss the H1N1 flu, May 1, 2009, including Vice President Biden and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

President Barack Obama holds a Homeland Security Council meeting in the Cabinet Room to discuss the H1N1 flu, May 1, 2009, including Vice President Biden and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

President Obama at Homeland Security Council meeting in Cabinet Room of the White House to discuss the H1N1 flu, May 1, 2009.

President Obama at Homeland Security Council meeting in Cabinet Room of the White House to discuss the H1N1 flu, May 1, 2009.

President Barack Obama and Cabinet listen to Dr. Richard Besser with Department of Health and Human Services during a Homeland Security Council meeting to discuss H1N1 flu in the Cabinet Room of the White House, including Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, May 1, 2009.

President Barack Obama and Cabinet listen to Dr. Richard Besser with Department of Health and Human Services during a Homeland Security Council meeting to discuss H1N1 flu in the Cabinet Room of the White House, including Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, May 1, 2009.

President Barack Obama and members of the Cabinet listen to assistant to the President for Homeland Security John Brennan at a Homeland Security Council meeting in Cabinet Room of the White House to discuss the H1N1 flu May 1, 2009.

President Barack Obama and members of the Cabinet listen to assistant to the President for Homeland Security John Brennan at a Homeland Security Council meeting in Cabinet Room of the White House to discuss the H1N1 flu May 1, 2009.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates confer in the Cabinet Room before the start of a Homeland Security Council meeting to discuss H1N1 flu on May 1, 2009.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates confer in the Cabinet Room before the start of a Homeland Security Council meeting to discuss H1N1 flu on May 1, 2009.

President Barack Obama listens to assistant to the President for Homeland Security, John Brennan, (center) in the Oval Office prior to a Homeland Security Council Meeting the Cabinet Room, May 1, 2009.

President Barack Obama listens to assistant to the President for Homeland Security,  John Brennan, (center) in the Oval Office prior to a Homeland Security Council Meeting the Cabinet Room, May 1, 2009.

President Barack Obama holds a briefing meeting to discuss the H1N1 flu, including assistant to the President for Homeland Security, John Brennan, in the Oval Office , prior to a Homeland Security Council Meeting the Cabinet Room of the White House, May 1, 2009.

President Barack Obama holds a briefing meeting to discuss the H1N1 flu, including assistant to the President for Homeland Security,  John Brennan, in the Oval Office , prior to a Homeland Security Council Meeting the Cabinet Room of the White House, May 1, 2009.

4/30/09: White House Press Briefing

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