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Emergency Preparedness and Response -- Bioterrorism

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View Resource Anthrax

Anthrax is a life-threatening infectious disease that normally affects animals, especially ruminants (such as goats, cattle, sheep, and horses). Anthrax can be transmitted to humans by contact with...

http://www.medicinenet.com/anthrax/article.htm
View Resource Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness

The Institute for Biosecurity at Saint Louis developed advanced degree programs to educate professionals about the history and contemporary threats of terrorism and emerging infections.

http://www.bioterrorism.slu.edu/
View Resource Bioterrorism

Bioterrorism is a form of terrorism where there is the intentional release of biological agents (bacteria, viruses, or other germs). Terrorism is the defined by the United States government as the...

http://www.medicinenet.com/bioterrorism/article.htm
View Resource Bioterrorism and Disaster Preparedness

Although established initially to respond to clinicians? questions regarding smallpox, smallpox vaccine, and adverse events following smallpox vaccination, the CIL has been expanded to provide c...

http://www.acponline.org/clinical_information/resources/biot...
View Resource Bioterrorism Threat: Strengthening Law Enforcement

The world is largely unaware of, and therefore largely unprepared for, bioterrorist attacks. Bio-weapons threaten thousands of casualties in addition to other disastrous long term consequences....

http://www.interpol.int/Public/BioTerrorism/default.asp
View Resource Botulism

Botulism is a serious illness that causes flaccid paralysis of muscles. It is caused by a neurotoxin, generically called botulinum toxin, that is produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum....

http://www.medicinenet.com/botulism/article.htm
View Resource Disaster Engineering

Urban search-and-rescue (US&R) involves the location, rescue (extrication), and initial medical stabilization of victims trapped in confined spaces. Structural collapse is most often the cause of...

http://www.disasterengineer.org/
View Resource Effective Disaster Warnings - Report by the Working Group on Natural Disaster Information Systems Subcommittee on Natural Disaster Reduction

This report describes and recommends ways to improve alert systems in order to reduce loss of lives, property, and economic activity caused by natural and man-made disasters.

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc25972/
View Resource Emergency Preparedness and Response: Bioterrorism

Preparing people for emerging health threats is one of CDC's overarching goals. CDC contributes to national, state, and local efforts to prepare for and prevent public health disasters before they...

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/bioterrorism/
View Resource Got Duct Tape? The Truths and Tales of Biological Warfare

A history of biowarfare is presented and myths are discussed. The addition of genetic engineering to bacteria, fungi, and viruses creates more harmful agents, making them more infectious or more...

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/archive/biowarfare/index.html
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