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Lessons In Emergency Preparedness After Boston Bombings

May 2, 2013 (Talk of the Nation) — The bombings in Boston killed three and injured over 250 people. Remarkably, all of the wounded are expected to live. Scores of emergency workers mobilized to triage, tourniquet and treat injured runners and bystanders, and hospitals quickly organized surgeries, saving lives.

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Dr. Paul Biddinger, chief of division of emergency preparedness, Massachusetts General Hospital
Richard Knox, science correspondent, NPR

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