US Public Health Neglected: Flat Or Declining Spending Left States Ill Equipped To Respond To COVID-19.

@article{Alfonso2021USPH,
  title={US Public Health Neglected: Flat Or Declining Spending Left States Ill Equipped To Respond To COVID-19.},
  author={Yira Natalia Alfonso and Jonathon P. Leider and Beth A. Resnick and J. Mac McCullough and David Bishai},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2021},
  pages={
          101377hlthaff202001084
        }
}
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