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Earthquake loss estimates help and challenge medical disaster responders

Max Wyss, PhD

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Earthquake loss estimates help and challenge medical disaster responders

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earthquake, medical disaster, responders

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5055/ajdm.2017.0262

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