links for 2009-12-18
December 18, 2009
Pretty cool walkthrough of the history of H1N1 in the US.
Short and sweet: 1,490 additional epidemiologists are needed to achieve ideal epidemiology and surveillance capacity. Only 37 states reported "substantial-to-full capacity (>50%)" in bioterrorism and emergency response — which is still miles better than occupational health, oral health and substance abuse.