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GAO Key Issues: Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response [website]   [open html - 38KB]

This "Key Issues" webpage by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) hosts a file folder-type compilation of resources pertaining to "Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response." "Events such as the anthrax attacks on U.S. soil, the 2009 influenza pandemic, the failed car bomb attempt in New York City, and the recent Middle East Respiratory Syndrome epidemic have raised concerns that the nation is vulnerable to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats and emerging infectious diseases." Headings for tabbed document categories include: "Issue Summary" ; "Key Reports" ; "Multimedia" ; "Related GAO Links" and "GAO Contact."

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