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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David Hargreaves, specialized officer of CBRNE Sub-directorate, said the exercise is designed to raise awareness on bioterrorism by focusing on biosecurity, bioterrorism prevention and the impact of the intentional smuggling of biological materials across borders.
He was speaking to Gulf News on the sidelines of an Interpol training session on preventing bioterrorism, hosted by the ministry.
It is also difficult to dispute Clark's view that the money spent to address the bioterrorism problem has not all been wisely spent.
Role of the hospital-based microbiology laboratory in preparation for and response to a bioterrorism event.
Auditors also questioned why the county purchased 70 chairs costing $600 each and 800 computers for 171 bioterrorism employees.
As of yet no city has developed a workable plan that would get supplies to the public in time to counter the effects of the bioterrorism agent.
The newest addition to NLTN's growing list of bioterrorism training resources is a free online course entitled "Bioterrorism Preparedness Training for LRN Sentinel Laboratories"; the course features five interactive modules on bioterrorism agent protocols and the LRN.
To ensure the safety of school-aged children and adolescents, school counselors must not ignore or deny the public health threat of bioterrorism (Henderson, 1998).
According to Nip Boyes, project co-coordinator and bioterrorism planner in Glenn County, "We see NorCalBT.
Many authors share the same opinion: before the events of 11 September and the anthrax scare that followed, the Nation did not take bioterrorism seriously.
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) jointly issued two interim final rules (IFR's) to implement provisions in the "Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (The Bioterrorism Act): Registration of Food Facilities and Prior Notice of Imported Food.
and registration of food facilities, are the result of the "Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002," passed by the U.

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