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Nebraska among leaders in public health readiness

December 18, 2007
Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska was among seven states that received a perfect score in preparing for pandemic flu and other health emergencies, according to a national report released Tuesday. The annual Ready or Not? survey by the nonprofit Trust for America's Health assesses how prepared states are to deal with public health crises such as bioterrorism attacks or mass illness. Indicators include funding for public health services, vaccination rates and disease surveillance.

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