Arkansas ranked last in preparedness for disease outbreak

December 20, 2014
by Jordan Bontke
Associated Press Arkansas (via KATV news)

Arkansas is the least prepared state for an infectious disease outbreak, according to a report released Thursday on protecting Americans from infectious diseases. 

The Trust for America's Health and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a 112 page report Thursday morning titled, “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases,” assessing readiness for infectious threats.

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