H1N1 readiness report

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Is Arizona ready for the swine flu?

According to a new study, Arizona received a five out of ten for preparedness to respond to public health emergencies.

The trust for America's health report found the H1N1 flu outbreak has exposed serious underlying gaps in the nation's ability to respond to public health emergencies and that the economic crisis is straining an already fragile public health system.

20 states scored a six or less when it came to being ready for the swine flu.