EU PRESSED OVER BIRD FLU DRUG STOCKPILE

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The European Commission called on EU governments to decide this week whether to build a joint stockpile of anti-viral drugs to prepare for a feared flu pandemic later this year. The European Union's executive arm said EU ministers should consider such concerted action -- to add to national stockpiles already being built -- at talks starting Friday.

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