States, hospitals roll out emergency plans
USA Today, April 30, 2009
Health departments and hospitals are shifting into emergency mode as clusters of swine flu develop across the country, and some are activating pandemic plans for the first time. Many states have declared a public health emergency in anticipation of a pandemic. Some of these states have requested their share of the federal stockpile of flu medicine as at least 10 states have confirmed swine flu cases.
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