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Ebola response shows flaws in US system

January 4, 2015
by Felice Freyer
Boston Globe

The inconsistency matters. “Illnesses know no boundaries,” said Richard Hamburg, deputy director of Trust for America’s Health, whose recent report on infectious diseases found wide differences state to state.

Dr. Daniel Sosin, deputy director of the CDC’s Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, said the nation has made improvements in connecting public health with clinical medicine, but has more to do.

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