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Objects in the Mirror are Closer than they Appear: Infectious Diseases on the Horizon, and the Public Health Response

Air travel has already brought "far away" global infectious disease threats such as MERS, H7N9 flu and Lassa fever to Minnesota. In 2014, the Minnesota Department of Health has investigated a small number of cases of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. If a response is needed, is your jurisdiction ready for isolation, quarantine and mass vaccination? Join us for an overview of current infectious disease issues and the public health response at the state and local levels.

Presenter

Kristen Ehresmann, Minnesota Dept. of Health

In This Theme: Protecting Minnesotans

A6   Objects in the Mirror are Closer than they Appear: Infectious Diseases on the Horizon, and the Public Health Response
B6   Vectorborne Disease in Minnesota: New Arrivals and Old Favorites
C6   Hot-Button Issues in Public Health Emergency Preparedness