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Threats to Public Health Security - A State Public Health Official's Perspective   [open pdf - 144KB]

This presentation was developed by Mark B. Horton, Director of the California Department of Public Health, as part of a March 2009 webinar on the top threats to public health and homeland security. The presentation includes an overview of the public health threats and 15 national planning scenarios representing a range of potential terrorist attacks and natural disasters. It also reviews the role of state public health in public health security, categories of bioterrorism agents, the potential impact of pandemic flu, and current challenges and opportunities for public health preparedness.

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2009-02-18
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2009 National Governors Association; California. Dept. of Public Health
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National Governors Association: http://www.nga.org/
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National Governors' Association Center for Best Practices Webinar on Top Threats to Public Health and Homeland Security. March 13, 2009
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