Map: How prepared are states for infectious disease outbreaks?
December 18, 2014
by Niraj Chokshi
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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