Worry About Nation's Readiness for Flu Pandemic

December 21, 2003
by Daniel Yee

Some U.S. hospitals are already struggling to deal with the current flu outbreak. But that is nothing compared to what would happen if a powerful new flu strain exploded into a worldwide flu outbreak, known as a pandemic...And only a quarter of state health departments have specific pandemic flu plans, according to a recent study from the nonprofit group Trust for America's Health.

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