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Adequacy of Health Care Medical Surge Capacity for Pandemic Influenza

A pandemic will severely stress and overwhelm the capacity of our current health care system to provide and sustain care for those who need it. This includes those inside the health care system, such as: hospital and health clinic employees, home health agencies, private physician groups and other medical facilities. Fire, EMS and other responding agencies, local and state health department personnel will also be affected.