WASHINGTON A strain of avian influenza is detected on a poultry farm in Texas. Soon, there are reports of the same flu strain on farms in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. How can health officials be mobilized to stop the flu from making the leap from birds to humans?
That process may well begin at the All-Emergency Room, the high-tech command center built by Health and Human Servic......Full article >>>
response. Having that information can help to position pharmaceutical stocks and medical equipment and move them quickly and efficiently.
Among the 26 work stations are spots reserved for Thompson, the former Wisconsin governor who has made emergency preparedness a DHSS priority, and key members of his administration. Communications can be simultaneous with the Centers for Disease Contro......Full article >>>
r system of the DHHS building, the people in the command center could continue working.
Other federal agencies, in particular the Pentagon, are now building upon the DHHS model. There may be multiple threats to the health and safety of Americans in our post-9/11 world, but theres some comfort in knowing that an emergency network is in place.
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