Map: How prepared are states for infectious disease outbreaks?

December 18, 2014
by Niraj Chokshi
Washington Post

Arkansas is the state least prepared for an infectious disease outbreak, according to a new analysis.

But no state is perfect: none scored higher than an eight on the 10-point scale used in “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Disease,” a new report assessing readiness for infectious threats and conducted by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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