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Study Finds Most U.S. Schools Unprepared for Next Pandemic

According to a new study from the Saint Louis University School of Public Health, many U.S. schools are not prepared for bioterrorism attacks, outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases, or pandemics, despite the recent 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic that resulted in more than 18,000 deaths worldwide.

During National Preparedness Month, this study serves as an important reminder that schools need to have plans for disasters and emergencies too. Read more on the results of the study: [ASPH Friday Letter, Sept. 21, 2012]

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