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COVID-19 Unprepared.    Back to OpEd Page

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(1) President Outlines Pandemic Influenza Preparations and Response. William Natcher Center. National Institutes of Health. Bethesda, Maryland. Nov. 1, 2005.
(2) S.3678 - Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act. 109th Congress (2005-2006). 
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(7) Eadicicco L. Apple is donating 9 million protective face masks to help fight the coronavirus pandemic Business Insider. Mar 25, 2020.
(8) March 23, 2020. Intel Donates More Than 1 Million Protective Items for Healthcare Workers in Coronavirus Fight
(9) Chisenhall J. Updated: Major KY hospitals try pay cuts, furloughs, more changes due to coronavirus. Herald Leader. April 9, 2020.
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