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Figure 3. Modeling Pre-Hospital Capacity (Text Description)

This figure shows that the degree of protection is a function of delay in reaction (how long it takes the community to respond to an attack or outbreak) and time required to administer medication to the affected population.

The figure's vertical axis is labeled "Delay in Reaction" and ranges from "None (Hours)" to "Long (Days)". The horizontal axis is labeled "Time Needed to Protect Community" and ranges from "Shorter (1-2 Days)" to "Longer (4+ Days)". A diagonal arrow from the bottom left of the figure, beginning at "Safe" and ending at the top right, is labeled "Protection" with "More" at the "Safe" end and "Less" at the top right.

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