New Public Health Emergency Law and Forensic Epidemiology Training Materials Released

April 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/4/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 13, p345
The article announces that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Public Health Law Program has released a version 3.0 of its Public Health Emergency Law and Forensic Epidemiology training materials on CD-ROM. The said version contains training packages for instructors in any jurisdiction in the U.S. for public health practitioners.


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