After a bioterrorist
incident has ended, the NACCT (2003) recommends to "prioritize returning children to normal routines with appropriate supports as soon as possible to promote family and community resilience" (p.
Unlike the effects of chemical substances such as sarin, there are incubation periods before the appearance of symptoms caused by infection with pathogenic microorganisms that can be used for bioterrorism, and doctors may treat patients without awareness of infection with such pathogenic microorganisms if there has been no news of a bioterrorist
With global investment in surveillance and response mechanisms, such as the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network, governments are starting to plan for potential bioterrorist
However, gaps remain in state and local disease surveillance systems, which are essential to public health efforts to respond to disease outbreaks or bioterrorist
These dollars are appropriated to improve the public health infrastructure to ensure the capacity to respond to bioterrorist
events for all hazards.
It also allows the FBI to designate a lead agency to handle communications, such as HHS, in the event of a bioterrorist
incident, or the Environmental Protection Agency, in the event of a radiological one.
But a potential bioterrorist
attack blurs the lines of authority and would require government agencies--in particular, the Department of Health and Human Services--pharmaceutical companies and health-care businesses to play a new national security role.
A new $260,000 annual federal Homeland Security grant, while not huge, nonetheless will help the county beef up its response to potential bioterrorist
The broadcast aims to prepare people to respond to all bioterrorist
situations by devising and using regional plans.
This chilling and frighteningly realistic film examines what would happen if a bioterrorist
carrying one of the world's most lethal viruses attacked a busy city.
Using a simple chart, the guide summarizes the symptoms of potential bioterrorist
diseases like foot and mouth that are harmless to humans but might devastate livestock populations.
The launch followed a survey by HCPro which found that "most health care professionals feel that their facilities are not properly prepared to handle a bioterrorist
or other terrorist attack resulting in mass casualties.