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Hospital Preparedness for Pandemic Influenza

Eric Toner, Richard Waldhorn, Beth Maldin, Luciana Borio, Jennifer B. Nuzzo, Clarence Lam, Crystal Franco, D. A. Henderson, Thomas V. Inglesby, Tara O'Toole
Date posted:
May 22, 2006
Publication type:
Meeting report

Biosecur Bioterror 2006;4(2):207-217

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
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On March 1, 2006, the Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center convened a meeting of senior government officials, hospital leaders, clinicians, and public health officials on Hospital Preparedness for Pandemic Influenza in Baltimore, Maryland. A list of meeting participants is provided in Appendix 1. Individual comments were not for attribution so as to foster a frank and open discussion. The purpose of the meeting was to examine ways the U.S. healthcare community, and especially hospitals, can prepare to care for the large number of patients that would be expected during an influenza pandemic.



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