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City Weighs Plans to Deliver Medicine to Public After Attack

February 7, 2005
by Ian Urbina
New York Times

At the end of the first stage of a federal pilot program to determine how major cities could deliver medicine to thousands of people within 48 hours of a terrorist attack, New York is grappling with several proposals to achieve that goal... ..."New York City has learned a lot since 9/11, and in many ways it's way ahead of the curve in terms of readiness," said Dr. Shelley A. Hearne, the executive director of the Trust for America's Health, a nonprofit group based in Washington. "But the planning for actually delivering medicines and food to individuals is at a surprisingly rudimentary level."

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