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News - November 26, 2010

Regional disaster-response plans take priority

Unprecedented, broad-based coalitions seek to close gaps in services, training and communications in emergencies

by Sue Dremann

Consider the human toll if a bioterrorism event was to occur in Palo Alto. Thousands would end up sick or dead, Eric A. Weiss, M.D., medical director for Stanford Medical Center's Office of Emergency Management, warns.

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