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Public Health Preparedness: Ensuring an Adequate Number of Trained Emergency Responders
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services deployed about 1,200 medical professionals to respond to the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. However, HHS has, at times, experienced shortages in the supply of these workers. We talk with Mary Denigan-Macauley, a health policy expert, about HHS's ability to respond to public health emergencies.