TITLE

CDC Grand Rounds: Radiological and Nuclear Preparedness

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, C.; Jones, R. L.; Whitcomb Jr., R. C.; Nemhauser, J. B.; Halpin, J.; Sosin, D.; Popovic, T.; Uranek, K.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/17/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 36, p1178
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the preparedness for radiological and nuclear disasters within the U.S. The U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has documents to help city and state authorities, as well as authorities in the public health sector, to evaluate current response plans. According to surveys done by the Association of Public Health Laboratories and the Conference of Radiation Control Program directors, there is a need for a Laboratory Response Network in at least 10 public health laboratories for each state.
ACCESSION #
54616853

 

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