Washington, United States of America
US SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY RIDGE AND HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SECRETARY THOMPSON.
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge speaks to the press with Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson in Washington January 29, 2004. The Bush administration said on Thursday it wants to spend $274 million in 2005 to build a system that can detect and react to outbreaks of disease - natural or otherwise. REUTERS/William Philpott WP/JDP