LA's Readiness for Biological or Chemical Attacks

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Since September 11, the World Health Organization has urged all countries to strengthen defenses against biological weapons. Now, amid warnings of possible troubles to come, Los Angeles questions it's readiness for a systematic effort to release germs or chemical agents on the city. Are there enough protective suits, emergency rooms, medical supplies, and people who know how to use them? How are we coping with fears and anxieties? City and county officials will share their expertise about detecting and responding to potential attacks.



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton