Monday, October 13, 2014

"Stunning cuts: to emergency preparedness - and what nurses want

What are we thinking?  Is our public policy to put our health workers, and the general populace, at risk?  Are we to localize and privatize our public health?  Is that what legislators are doing?  If I've got this wrong, then someone please explain why funding for disease control preparedness has been cut in half.

Viruses might win the race with Homo Sapiens after all.  

Here are a couple of reports from Vox.com and TalkingPointsMemo.com on the same trend.  Take your pick.  

And here is John Nichols at The Nation reporting on a plan from National Nurses United.

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