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Pandemic Preparedness: The Need for a Public Health - Not a Law Enforcement/National Security - Approach
George J. Annas, Wendy K. Mariner and Wendy E. Parmet. ACLU, January 2008 (.pdf file).

Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health From Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism
Trust for America's Health, December 2007 (.pdf file).

A Working Group Consensus Statement on Mass-Fatality Planning for Pandemics and Disasters
Elin A. Gursky. Journal of Homeland Security, July 2007.

Avoiding the Plague: An Assessment of U.S. Plans and Funding for Countering Bioterrorism
Robert Sherman. Center for Strategic and Budgetary Studies, April 2007 (.pdf file).

Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism
Trust for America's Health, December 2006 (.pdf file).

Pandemic Planning Report
Mike Johanns. U.S. Department of Agriculture, 29 June 2006 (.pdf file).

Are We Ready? A Practical Examination of the Strategic National Stockpile in Response to Public Health Crises
Barbara Anderson et al. Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, Syracuse University, 20 June 2006 (.pdf file).

Progress Since 9/11: Protecting Public Health and Safety Against Terrorist Attacks
Committee on Government Reform, 28 February 2006.

Globalization, Biosecurity, and the Future of the Life Sciences
Committee on Advances in Technology and the Prevention of Their Application to Next Generation Biowarfare Threats, National Research Council, National Academies Press, 2006.

Terrorism, Mental Health, And September 11 Lessons Learned about Providing Mental Health
The Century Foundation, July 2005 (.pdf file).

Public Health Risks of Disasters - Communication, Infrastructure, and Preparedness
National Academies Press, 2005.

The Smallpox Vaccination Program: Public Health in an Age of Terrorism
National Academies Press, 2005.

Who You Gonna Call? Responding to a Medical Emergency with the Strategic National Stockpile
Stephen A. Prior. Center for Technology & National Security Policy, NDU, June 2004 (.pdf file).

Hometown Hospitals: The Weakest Link? Bioterrorism Readiness in America's Rural Hospitals
Elin A. Gursky. Center for Technology & National Security Policy, NDU, June 2004 (.pdf file).

Public Health Preparedness:  Response Capacity Improving, but Much Remains to Be Accomplished
Janet Heinrich. Testimony before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives. General Accounting Office, 12 February 2004.

Aids Cash Goes to US Bio-Defence
Richard Black. BBC News, October 07 2003.

Hospital Preparedness:  Most Urban Hospitals Have Emergency Plans but Lack Certain Capacities for Bioterrorism Response
General Accounting Office, August 2003.

Life Support:  the medical system as a front line of defense (scroll down)
Katherine McIntire Peters. Government Executive, 15 July 2003.

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