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Biological Agent

A living thing such as a fungus or virus that is used in biological ammunition. A biological agent is used in biowarfare and bioterrorism. Well known examples include anthrax and bubonic plague.
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The researchers found that anxiety related to biological agent concerns may significantly affect the overall level of patient anxiety.
The two-day conference, Biologics: Where are we now?, will throw light on 'biological agent' - which is any pharmaceutical drug product manufactured in, extracted from or semi-synthesised from biological sources.
2: Bioterrorism (BT): It is the threat or use of biological agents that like most forms of terrorism is intended to make political religious or personal statements to governments and populations through attacks primarily aimed at civilians or resources that affect the civilian economy.
TDA Research will use the EPA grant to investigate an encapsulation technology that will seal in chemical and biological agent contamination on solid wastes.
Genetically modified, weaponized biological agents would pose threats for which there are no known medical countermeasures.
Emergency response handbook for chemical and biological agents and weapons, 2d ed.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is developing two major initiatives to provide early detection and warning of biological threats: the National Biosurveillance Integration Center (NBIC), a center for integrating and coordinating information on biological events of national significance, and the BioWatch program that operates systems used to test the air for biological agents. The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 requires DHS to establish a fully operational NBIC by September 30, 2008.
It claimed Iraq had kept stocks of chemical and biological agents and could produce chemical weapons agents.
If he demonstrates a similar gift for not knowing what's going on down below at Fort Detrick, terrorists could make off with a pound or two of anthrax and dangerous biological agents could leak into Maryland's groundwater or poison its air, all to the general's surprise.
The boot uses proprietary materials designed to minimize fighters' exposure to chemical and biological agents in vapor, aerosol and liquid forms.
A communique issued after the meeting concluded: "The growing possibility of terrorists launching attacks with biological agents represents an urgent call to action for law enforcement, government, and public health officials around the world".
Reviews will focus on recent advances in the understanding of anti-cancer drugs, biological agents and multi-disciplinary management of specific malignancies.

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