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Local public health workers' perceptions toward responding to an influenza pandemic

  • Ran D Balicer1Email author,
  • Saad B Omer2,
  • Daniel J Barnett3 and
  • George S EverlyJr3
BMC Public Health20066:99

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-6-99

Received: 03 December 2005

Accepted: 18 April 2006

Published: 18 April 2006

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Original Submission
3 Dec 2005 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Jan 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Robyn Gershon
24 Jan 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Raymond Strikas
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Mar 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Raymond Strikas
13 Mar 2006 Author responded Author comments - Daniel Barnett
Resubmission - Version 4
13 Mar 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 4
18 Apr 2006 Editorially accepted
18 Apr 2006 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-6-99

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Authors’ Affiliations

Epidemiology Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health