Emergency Preparedness in Public Health

Emergency Preparedness in Public Health

The following video is about “Emergency Preparedness in Public Health: The H1N1 Example”

What were 3 lessons that public health departments learned from the H1N1 epidemic addressed in the film?

Do you believe that environmental health departments in the U.S. are currently well prepared to handle chemical or biological bioterrorism disasters?

Explain your answers and provide evidence to support your statements


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In the outbreak of the H1N1 pandemic, the public health department was not only in an emergency response process but also learning from the epidemic. From the video, the health departments’ outline three significant lessons learned in the H1N1 outbreak. Firstly, Health planning and epidemic preparedness………………….


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