Ready or Not 2023: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism

This annual report evaluates the US’s preparedness for public health emergencies. The report evaluates the country’s ability to respond to health threats such as disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and bioterrorism. It examines several factors, including funding, infrastructure, and communication, to determine how well-prepared the US is to handle such emergencies. It concludes that the country is not fully prepared and provides recommendations for improvement in areas such as funding, infrastructure, and communication.