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Emerging Infectious Diseases: National Surveillance System Could Be Strengthened

T-HEHS-99-62 Published: Feb 25, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1999.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed public health surveillance of emerging infectious diseases, focusing on the role of state laboratories.

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