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I had my flu shot this morning, which, for some reason, made me think of the smallpox vaccine. According to the CDC, the United States has a big enough stockpile of the smallpox vaccine for everyone in the United States. … Continue reading
Check this out! Did we think that our procedures are fine for shelter-in-place? Take a look at this document from the “Redefining Readiness” work group, authored by some very well-spoken people from the New York Academy of Medicine. Having any … Continue reading
Below is an excerpt from Disaster Planning Drills and Readiness Assessment presenting a continuous cycle of disaster preparedness. The emphasis of the entire brief is on bioterrorism planning for hospitals. The Continuous Cycle of Disaster Preparedness Assemble an interdisciplinary team … Continue reading
The CDC has released a publication titled, In a Moment’s Notice: Surge Capacity for Terrorist Bombings. The 57-page document contains a lot of good information and proposed solutions for handling a patient surge following a terrorist bombing.