NEW ORLEANS -- Retail pharmacy operators, including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Wal-Mart Stores, deployed mobile units to areas affected by the deadly hurricane Katrina. "Essentially, the mobile units are trailers with full-fledged pharmacies inside," said Jody Cook, spokeswoman for Rite Aid, Camp Hill, Pa. In all cases, the units are fully stocked with prescriptions and staffed by store pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. CVS/pharmacy, Woon-socket, R.I., dispatched three units in Texas ...

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