Bioterrorism

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Bioterrorism

The use by a non-state group, or the secret use by a nation state, of germs and other living beings to kill, injure or incapacitate one's enemy. There are numerous examples of bioterrorism dating back thousands of years. See also: Biowarfare.
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Regardless, Bioterror provides the lay reader with accessible case studies of US involvement with biological and chemical agents.
3,4,6) The differential diagnosis can be complicated by a positive HIV status and by the possibility of a bioterror attack.
Bioterror, after the anthrax letters, has raised justifiable fears that great damage can be done with biosystems that are much easier to make.
They were the first bioterror incidents of their kind in the U.
A significant emphasis of the contract solicitation is to aid in the development of broad-spectrum therapies able to demonstrate effectiveness against multiple bioterror pathogens and toxins.
Robin Stombler writes in "Washington Report" about the ongoing legislative struggle to provide the means by which we can educate a new generation of med lab techs to adequately confront bioterror and other menacing public health concerns.
The program is designed to aid healthcare providers in diagnosing and treating infectious diseases, bioterror agents, adverse skin reactions to drugs, and various other medical conditions.
Consider a single bioterror attack that infects a proportion p of an exposed population of size N at time [tau] = 0, such that the initial number of infected is [I.
In response to smallpox's potential as a bioterror threat, the U.
Timothy Sullivan will present on the topic of Advanced Intranasal Delivery for Packaging, Stockpiling and Dispensing Liquid and Reconstituted Emergency Vaccines and Bioterror Countermeasures in Chaotic and Austere Conditions.
Situational awareness: estimating time and size of bioterror attack.
While the safety of the drugs can be tested in people, their effectiveness--which would necessarily mean exposing humans to bioterror germs--cannot.

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