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The federal government will send three experts to Maryland’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to help ease an autopsy backlog that could grow to more than 300 by next week.

A federal Disaster Mortuary Operation Response Teams expert will be deployed to help ease Maryland’s growing autopsy backlog, which is expected to grow up to 300 by next week.


Marylanders for Food and Farmworker Protection says the state needs to create a preparedness plan for future infectious disease emergencies. The existing template in use today is inadequate.