INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I
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No Ordinary Year: Are We Better Prepared for the Next Time?
November 2015: Dengue Fever outbreak – Hawai‘i County
March 2016: Zika alert – Statewide
June 2016: Hepatitis A outbreak – O‘ahu
In less than a year, Hawai‘i’s public health officials were hit with one statewide alert, two outbreak emergencies and mounting public pressure. During public health investigations, people want answers, action and results delivered in rapid succession. But the actual process is slow, tedious and not always a sure thing. How would you rate the response from the State’s Disease Outbreak team? What did we learn? And are we better prepared for the next time?
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