Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases 2014-Trust for America’s Health

 The Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases  2014 report finds serious gaps in the nation's ability to manage severe infection disease threats such as the Ebola outbreak. Out of 10 Key indicators related to preventing, detecting, diagnosing and responding to outbreaks, half of states and Washington D.C. scored five or lower. Among the highest were Maryland, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia which scored eight out of 10 and Arkansas scored the lowest with 2 out of 10. Read and download the full report.
The report was published by the Trust for America’s Health, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority. The report was made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

 


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