More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

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United States of America has had:

How Prepared Is United States of America?

87

Better Prepared

United States of America is better prepared for the next epidemic. They have functioning systems to find, stop and prevent health threats, but they must work to maintain this level of protection for their people.

United States of America has achieved a ReadyScore of 80 or higher and is working to improve and sustain their preparedness.

What Are United States of America's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
Immunization
Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

Top Gaps

Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

Antimicrobial Resistance

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now United States of America is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Bahamas, Canada, Cuba and Mexico?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Canada

93

Better Prepared
Cuba

-

Pending
Mexico

-

Pending
Bahamas

?

Unknown

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