INFOGRAPHIC: A Close Look at How Prepared We Are for the Next Outbreak

Dec 17, 2013, 3:43 PM

From antibiotic-resistant superbugs to the seasonal flu to Salmonella, infectious diseases are a serious health threat that also cost individuals and the health care industry billions. A new report from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases, assesses gaps in our public health system that could severely limit our ability to effectively respond to an outbreak.

NewPublicHealth created an infographic that illustrates many of the key findings of the new report.


This commentary originally appeared on the RWJF New Public Health blog.