• America's Best-Prepared Hospital Is Nearly Overwhelmed

    8 days ago - By The Atlantic

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    Perhaps no hospital in the United States was better-prepared for a pandemic than the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. After the SARS outbreak of 2003, its staff began specifically preparing for emerging infections. The center has the nation's only federal quarantine facility and its largest biocontainment unit, which cared for airlifted Ebola patients in 2014. They had detailed pandemic plans. They ran drills. Ron Klain, who was President Obama's...
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