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Terrorism / Chemical & Biological Attack / Hospital Readiness #714608

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 16, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(New York: Ian Smith) The question of whether hospitals will be ready for a chemical & biological weapons attack examined. [St. Vincent's Hospital nurse manager Susan PUGH†, Greater New York Hospital Assn. Susan WALTMAN†- talk about getting ready.] Council on Foreign Relations report on the lack of medical training to deal with diseases caused by biological agents noted. [Biopreparedness task force's Dr. Irvin REDLEDER‡- questions hospital readiness; states we have to be able to deal with a moderate-size attack.]

Reporter(s):
Seigenthaler, John;
Smith, Ian
Duration:
00:02:20

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