Wyoming Gets Bad Score For Pandemic Preparedness
Laramie, WY – Wyoming is among six states that received the lowest score for being prepared for a potential influenza pandemic.
A research group measured each state in ten categories.
The states that got the lowest score were Arkansas, Iowa, Mississippi, Nevada, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Seven states have yet to participate in a federal program to buy antivirals for a potential influenza pandemic. Wyoming is not among them.
The top states in being prepared are Illinois, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.