The CDC is preparing for a nuclear blast
USA TODAY NETWORKBrett Molina, USA TODAY Published 12:42 p.m. ET Jan. 5, 2018
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As tensions between North Korea and the U.S. rise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention want Americans to be prepared in case of a nuclear event.
The agency scheduled a briefing Jan. 16 titled "Public Health Response to a Nuclear Detonation," where federal, state and local officials will detail what preparations have been made in case of such an event.
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