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Utah lagging a bit in H1N1 readiness

December 15, 2009
by Carrie A. Moore
Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY - A lack of funding for anti-viral drugs and a computer system interface that is still being developed ranks Utah behind dozens of other states in its ability to respond to the H1N1 outbreak.

That's according to the seventh annual "Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism" report, released Tuesday by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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