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SARS: Is Minnesota Prepared (FIELD HEARING)

Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

Location: Minneapolis, MN


The October 8th field hearing was the third hearing the Subcommittee conducted on the issue of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).  At this field hearing, the Subcommittee focused on what Minnesota has done to prepare for a possible outbreak of SARS this year and what still needs to be done; how the Federal government can help; and how schools, businesses and communities should respond when someone they know develops a possible case of SARS.